Posted 306 km northwest from Saskatoon, the RM of Meadow Lake No. 588 is home to a population of 2,501 and has a population density of 0.4/km². The RM features the city of Meadow Lake, the village of Dorintosh, and the hamlet of South Waterhen Lake. The RM also surrounds several First Nations Reserves, including Eagles Lake 165C, Flying Dust First Nation No. 105, Meadow Lake 105A, Thunderchild First Nation 115D, and Waterhen 130.