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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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    Open Consultation - Public consultation on draft management plans for Kinwow Bay and Sturgeon Bay Provincial Parks is now open. The draft management plans and a comment sheet can be accessed at the following link: http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/parks/consult/index.html

    Birds Hill Provincial Park - Swimming at Birds Hill has been discontinued for the season. The lake is annually drained to discourage migrating geese from frequenting the area and to permit lake bottom maintenance. The beach and day use areas will be open but swimming will not be possible.  The gates to the beaches will be closed immediately after the October Long-weekend, on October 11, 2016.

    August 29, 2016 - South Whiteshell Flooding Update
    Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that all cottage roads in the south Whiteshell are accessible at this time and staff continue to make temporary repairs on all block roads.

    Water Levels and Boating Restrictions:


    • McGillivray Falls Hiking Trail and Bear Lake Hiking Trail remain closed as of June 28, 2016.
    • Travel along the South Whiteshell Trans-Canada Trail is limited. Be advised to travel with caution as staff and equipment may be on the trail.
    • There is no travel from South Cross Lake to Sailing Lake (which includes the North Cross tunnel).

    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 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)
  • NOTICE TO TRAPPERS: Interim restrictions on licenced trapping activity in provincial parks continue to be in place.
    • Report on public comments on the proposed changes to trapping policy in Manitoba's provincial parks and other Crown lands with recreational developments


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