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Gardiner Dam

Sukriti Somvanshi
This is one of the largest dam in the world in terms of embankment. Its construction completed in 1967, creating the Lake Diefenbaker upstream. The dam is named after the longtime Canadian federal cabinet minister- James G. Gardiner.The Gardiner dam is a famous tourist destination in Canada. It is open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM and boasts of a lavish Visitor Reception Centre. A drive across the dam offers us a variety of food, souvenir shops and an informative movie screening showcasing the history of the dam and how it was built, it is also one of the oldest and biggest dam in the world. Nearby parks to this one of worlds largest dam also offer camping, hiking and picnic facilities.How to reach: You can visit the dam by driving on Highway 44 which is 20 kilometres west of a town called Macrorie or take Highway 219 which is 100 kilometres south of Saskatoon.