In the north, where the Manitoba Lowlands and Precambrian Shield
there is a river
that runs wild. It's name is called Grass River.
Its presence is marked
on the maps of great explorers like Samuel
Hearne as it played a critical role to the history of
the fur trade.
it's the namesake
of a superb park. This is a place where woodland
caribou thrive, and where wolves, moose, bear and wolverine roam the
lush forests. Looking above, you'll see that the
sky belongs to the
bald eagle and the great gray owl. When exploring along the river
numerous lakes, you'll feel like
the first to set eyes on the
untouched land and
waters. For those who prefer overland
access, four of the most popular
lakes can be reached
by road. The
bounty of Grass River's
waters include the great northern
lake trout, whitefish and perch, and are sought
after by anglers worldwide.
Where to stay
Choose from basic sites at three lakeside campgrounds, designated back country
campsites or lodges in Grass River Provincial Park.
Leaving The Pas travel north 74 km / 46 mi. on PTH 10, turn right and follow PTH 39 into Grass River Park. To reach Wekusko Falls continue east on PTH 39 to PR 392, turn left
and drive 13 km / 8.1 mi.
If you have recently paddled all or part of the Grass River canoe route and would like to complete a survey about your trip, please visit our Canoeing web page.