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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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  • Fire Update (as of May 17, 2016)
    There has been no change in size of the two wildfires of concern along the Manitoba/Ontario border. Cool conditions assisted crews in making good progress on these wildfires.

    • Evacuation orders for Beresford Lake (Nopiming Provincial Park) and Wallace Lake as well as the Beresford and Wallace Lake campgrounds will be lifted at 1pm today.
      • Warm, dry, and windy conditions have produced a significant fire danger. Exercise caution when outdoors. Monitor extinguished outdoor fires to ensure they remain out. Always ensure your fires, including campfires and warming fires, are completely out. Drown, stir and repeat until cold.
    • Highway 312 remains closed until 6pm today.  The evacuation orders for Nora Lake and Florence Lake remain in place. 
    • The Mantario hiking trail is closed.  The Caddy Lake Fire has burnt through part of the Mantario Hiking Trail leaving parts of it inaccessible. Fire crews and equipment continue to concentrate their efforts on extinguishing the fire.  Until  staff have had a chance to assess and remediate the damage  the Mantario trail will remain closed. The canoe route is not impacted by this closure.

    For further general information on fire restrictions go to www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/fire/Restrictions/index.html

  • Attention Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park Visitors - Sea Wall Re-Construction in progress:
    Construction work will be ongoing throughout the summer, with scheduling priority given to re-opening the southern part of the Main Beach area to the public as soon as possible and progressing northward (see project background). It is anticipated that the southern section of the boardwalk area and beach access will be open to the public by the end of May. In the meantime, the public is invited to use the beach area south of the Water Tower. Please respect the construction zone and for your own safety, access to the beach within the fenced in area is prohibited. (Update as of: May 17, 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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