Gabriel’s Spring Saskatchewan, Canada

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May be found across from house flying Metis Flag
Gabriel's Crossing, Saskatchewan, Canada
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This is a spring discovered by Gabriel Dumont
with the fresh water available he decided to settle the land and
constructed a ferry crossing the Saskatchewan government has since built a steel bridge over the area and painted it Blue.

Used by Gabriel Dumont and Louis Riel – Louis and Clark drank from here also this is a sacred spring – the Canadian Government tried to destroy it by building a road over it but nature prevailed and the spring went under the road. The water is Cold and refreshing in the Hot summer days

Walk east of the Bridge by the road.

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  1. Paul says:

    Does anyone know how to locate this spring? The get directions option doesn’t seem to work and this is the only spring close for anyone in saskatchewan.

    • Anthony says:

      I am going to find this spring today. There is another spring I have been collecting from just north of the Petrofka bridge on the way to Blaine Lake. If you want to email me anthonylc@hotmail.com I will let you know what I find tonight.

      Sorry I didn’t see the reply option, so this is a duplicate comment.

  2. Jerp says:

    If you use the slider in the bottom left corner (near the zoom tools) you can switch from satellite to map view, and get a better idea. It’s near fort carlton.

  3. Anthony says:

    I couldn’t find this spring either, if someone has more detailed directions please email me. anthonylc@hotmail.com
    I also have a youtube video on how to get to the Petrofka spring.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCRaoDCMlB8

  4. Cindy Piec says:

    My grandfather was a homesteader at Gabriel’s. The family would cross the river to get the fresh spring water for drinking because they didn’t have a well on their property. They also used the lime for their garden.

  5. Chantel says:

    Is this water safe !? I just want to protect my kids from fluoridation and try and truly nourish our Bodies , been using the santieva system but would like to use spring water. Would you suggest putting through the water system?

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