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Manitoba is blessed with wide open spaces and nature untouched by the spoils of modern life …the perfect playground for outdoor lovers! 


In the summer, you can canoe or fish on one of the province’s 100,000 lakes, or tee off at one of Manitoba’s 120 golf courses! In the winter, strap on your snowshoes, skates or cross-country skis and head outside.  For snowmobile enthusiasts, a network of 11,000 kilometres of scenic and regularly groomed trails awaits you.


The possibilities are endless!

Blue Water Trail

St. Georges

The Blue Water Trail is a section of the Trans-Canada trail that runs through the communities of St. Georges and Powerview-Pine Falls. Those who follow it will have the chance to see the magnificent...

(204) 367-9970
Open year round

Cottonwood Golf Course

Ste. Anne-des-Chênes

This 27 hole course is cut out of dense forest with water coming into play on 22 of 27 holes. Lounge and restaurant.

(204) 422-5540 or 1-800-409 7274
Mid-April to mid-October

Crow Wing Trail

St. Pierre-Jolys

Follow this historic ox-cart trail which was once the main path linking Fort Garry in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to St. Paul, Minnesota. Back in the 19th century, it ran along the eastern side of the Red...

(204) 433-2580
Year round

Guided Walking Tour of Old St. Boniface

St. Boniface

Find out about the people, the buildings and events that have shaped today’s Old St. Boniface. Discover the unique architecture, atmosphere and charm of a vibrant community that reflects both...

219 Provencher Blvd., R2H 0G4
(204) 233-8343 or toll free:1 866 808-8338
From Victoria Day to Labour day or on request

Jardins Saint-Léon Gardens

St. Vital

Winnipeg’s only Francophone outdoor market, Jardins Saint-Léon Gardens is popular with Winnipeggers who seek fresh, locally-grown, fruits, vegetables, flowers and bedding plants.

419 St. Mary's Rd., R2M 3K5
(204) 237-7216 Off season 233-6834
Open from May to end of Sept.

La Barrière Park

St. Norbert

Located just west of the community of St. Norbert, the park is a great place for canoeing, fishing, hiking and biking.

4403 Waverley street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R0G 0A1
Open year round

La Vérendrye Golf Course

La Broquerie

Named after the first French explorer to arrive in Western Canada, this scenic 18 -hole course has the longest par 6 in Canada (751 yards). Licensed restaurant: DC’s Steakhouse and Grill. Open...

(204)424-5046 or
April to October

La Vérendrye Park and La Vérendrye Monument

St. Boniface

One of the great Canadian explorers, Pierre Gaultier de Varennes de la Vérendrye, established Fort Rouge in 1738, the first outpost at the site that would later become Winnipeg. The La V...

Lagimodière-Gaboury Park

St. Boniface

Located on land given to Jean-Baptiste Lagimodière by Lord Selkirk, the park is located at the site of the first Francophone settlement in Western Canada. Lagimodière was given the land...

Lilac Resort Campground & Waterslide Park

Ste. Anne-des-Chênes

Lilac Resort Campground & Waterslide Park is much more than just a campground. It is a water park that is sure to please young and old! A wide range of activities is supervised by staff in the...

April 15th to October 15th

Lorette Golf Course


Public golf course open since 1991, the Lorette Golf Course has lush fairways and challenging greens. Mature trees line the fairways and well-placed water hazards and sand traps ensure an interesting...

Box 10, RR2, R0A 0Y0
April 20th to October 15th

Manipogo Golf & Country Club

St. Laurent

Open since the year 2000 and located only one hour by car from Winnipeg, Manipogo Golf & Country Club is truly a diamond in the rough! Neatly tucked away in Manitoba’s scenic Interlake...

(204) 646-2100 or 1-877-646-2101
May to October

Meindl Beach and Sand Piper Park

St. Laurent

This beautiful beach on Lake Manitoba is an outstanding place for windsurfing! The spectacular sunsets that can be seen from the beach are a favourite subject for amateur photographers. Several...

(204) 646-2259 (Municipal Offices)
Open from May to October

O Roseau

St. Malo

P.O. Box 345
St. Malo, MB
R0A 1T0
Year round

Oakwood Golf Course

Ste. Anne-des-Chênes

Located only 20 minutes from Winnipeg, Oakwood Golf Course has matured into one of Manitoba's best kept secrets. Since inception in 1988, Oakwood has grown into a challenging 18-hole layout that is...

(204)422-8045 ou 1-800- 615-7773
April to October

Parc de la Petite Fourche Park

St. Laurent

This is an ideal place to go fishing for walleye, pike and catfish. This new park is located at the junction of the Qu’Appelle and Assiniboine rivers, and amenities include barbecues, tables...

(204) 683-2250
Open year round

Parc Sir George-Etienne Cartier Park

Ste. Agathe

Recreational park located 20 minutes south of Winnipeg, in the town of St. Agathe. It is the ideal place to fully enjoy the sights of the prairies. Municipal campground with baseball diamonds...

(204) 882-2337
Open year round

Place Saint-Norbert

St. Norbert

At the site of the former orphanage (1905-1948), managed by the Misericordia Sisters, the Saint-Norbert Heritage Group gathered a former butcher shop, a log house, a Red River cart and the La Barri...

(204) 269-3229

Provencher Park

St. Boniface

Featuring many century old oak trees, this park is situated on the south side of Provencher Blvd. It was the site of the original St. Boniface College which was almost completely destroyed by...

Saint-Claude's Community Gardens

St. Claude

Visit our local gardens, compliments of the Friends of the Garden committee. Volunteer artists-gardeners gather together to plant and maintain these local gardens. Each year brings new surprises!

Main Street, R0G 1Z0

Sandilands Provincial Forest


This provincial forest offers many opportunities for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. Picnic tables, barbecue pits and washrooms are on site. In the winter, the park also has 48 km of...

Seine River Trail (1.25 km)

St. Boniface

Starting from Lagimodière-Gaboury Park, this beautiful nature trail follows the winding Seine River through Old St. Boniface to the Red River. Here, just five minutes from downtown, you can...

Somerset Farmer's Market


The Somerset Farmer’s Market was created over 10 years ago to allow farmers in the area to sell fresh produce, crafts and other local specialties. The market is open from July until the end of...

Intersection of 3rd St. and Carlton St., Somerset, MB, R0G 1Z0
(204) 744-2170
July to September

St. Georges Beach

St. Georges

Located east of Lake Winnipeg, this beach’s accommodations include picnic tables and a boat launch.

Hwy #11, R0E 1V0
(204) 367-4767

St. Malo Provincial Park

St. Malo

A perfect destination for family outdoor activities, this provincial park has two beaches, a campground, a picnic area, a children’s playground, a volleyball court and mini-golf. During the...

(204) 347-5437
Open year round

St. Norbert Farmers’ Market

St. Norbert

Welcome to the St. Norbert Farmers’ Market, Manitoba’s largest open-air market! For 30 years, it has been offering consumers an array of produce, fresh-baked bread and honey. The market...

3514 Pembina Hwy., R3V 1A1
(204) 275-8349
End of May to mid-October

St. Norbert Heritage Trail

St. Norbert

Take in the best of St. Norbert’s heritage in one outing! This 30 km trail will thrill hikers, cyclists, amateur equestrians, kayakers and canoeists. Connected to the Trans-Canada Trail, the St...

St. Norbert Provincial Heritage Park

St. Norbert

The park lies where the La Salle River flows into the Red River. On display are three 19th century log homes and exhibits illustrating the evolution of the community through Métis...

(204) 945-4236

St. Vital Park

St. Vital

One of Winnipeg’s most beautiful parks, it lies on the east bank of the Red River (River Road, just north of Bishop Grandin Boulevard). It features a pond, several hiking trails, a playground...

(204) 986-7623
Open year round

The Old St. Boniface Trail (9 km)

St. Boniface

Walk the Old St. Boniface Trail and discover the many hidden pearls of this historic quarter. Follow the Trail (part of the Trans-Canada Trail), to the Forks and view Old St. Boniface from the other...

Trans Canada Trail

St. Norbert Somerset St. Adolphe St. Pierre-Jolys St. Malo

This nationwide trail runs through the main street of Somerset to the northwest perimeter.

307, 3rd Street, R0G 2L0
(204) 744-2171
Open year round

Trappist Monastery Provincial Heritage Park

St. Norbert

The Trappist Monastery was established in 1892 by five members of the Trappist Order from the Abbey of Bellefontaine, France. In 1978, the Trappists moved to a site near Holland, Manitoba, to protect...

PO BOX 175
St. Norbert, Manitoba
100 rue des Ruines St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3V 1L6

Water Fun Rentals

St. Malo

Boat rentals for half an hour, one hour or the whole day, including canoes, kayaks and pedal-boats. French and English spoken at all times

Box 534, R0A 1T0
(204) 712-0500
French and English spoken at all times
June to September

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