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Parks and Protected Spaces Branch

In Manitoba, our nature is perfection. We celebrate the fact.

It's yours to enjoy year-round in Manitoba. More than four million incredible hectares of land and water set aside in 90 provincial parks protected for your enjoyment. You can choose from lush boreal forests, perfect prairie parklands, intriguing historic sites, sandy beaches, pristine lakes and crystal streams. In Manitoba, you'll find life's great outdoors.

Use this website to find a provincial park that entices you and speaks to your desire for adventure in any season of the year. You'll find links to parks reservations, special programs, maps, news and more. And please follow us on Twitter @MBGovParks.

Come celebrate Manitoba's natural beauty and historical heritage.

Important News and Program Updates

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    July 29, 2016 - South Whiteshell Flooding Update

    Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that all cottage roads in the south Whiteshell are accessible at this time.

    • When removing sandbags please do not deposit sand in the water or on the shoreline to prevent alteration of fish habitat. Sand may be contaminated by flood waters and should be deposed of at the drop off locations at West Hawk yard or Falcon Lake winter storage area.
    • Staff continue to make temporary repairs on all block roads.

    Water Levels and Boating Restrictions:


    • The following trails area closed as of June 28, 2016: McGillivray Falls Hiking Trail, Bear Lake Hiking Trail, Hunt Lake Hiking Trail and Whiteshell River Hiking Trail. There is no travel from South Cross Lake to Sailing Lake (which includes the North Cross tunnel)..
    • Travel is also not advised along the South Whiteshell Trans-Canada Trail - until its condition has been assessed.
    • Faloma boat launch is open as of Friday, July 29, 2016.
    • Manitoba Hiking Trail open as of July 29, 2016.

    If you have any further questions or require additional information please contact the Falcon District Office Monday - Friday between 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM at 1-204-349-2201.

  • Attention Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park Visitors - Sea Wall Re-Construction in progress (see project background)
    • The seawall work at Winnipeg Beach continues to progress well and we are pleased to announce that the Main Beach will reopen 3:00 PM Friday afternoon, June 10.
    • We are asking for the public's cooperation in refraining from entering the sod and seeded areas as there is significant ground under repair.
    • Additionally, finishing work on the sidewalk will continue for the next two to three weeks.  Please respect any barricades or requests from the contractor to stay off of selected portions of the promenade.  This work will be undertaken in stages in order to enable beach access.
    • Please use  the gravelled paths to access the beach until the sidewalk construction is completed.  Please look for and follow signage, guiding you to the beach when these sidewalks are being poured.
    • The North Beach is still under construction and we ask for the public's continued patience as this important work continues.  It will reopen later this summer. Please respect the construction zone and for your own safety, access to the beach within the fenced in area is prohibited. (Update as of: June 9, 2016)
  • Congratulations to the Friends of Spruce Woods for receiving an award from the National Association for Interpretation for Excellence in Interpretive Support.
  • Make your 2016 Camping Reservations now:
      To make a reservation visit us on-line at manitobaparks.com, call toll-free at 1-888-4U2-CAMP (1-888-482-2267), in Winnipeg at 204-948-3333; or visit us in person at 200 Saulteaux Crescent, Winnipeg during regular business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
  • Proposed Polar Bear Park - Phase 2 Consultation - Report on Stakeholder Comments
  • Report on public comments on the proposed changes to trapping policy in Manitoba's provincial parks and other Crown lands with recreational developments.

  • NOTICE TO TRAPPERS: Interim restrictions on licenced trapping activity in provincial parks continue to be in place for the 2014/15 trapping season.

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