Manitoba

Sustainable Development

Lake of the Prairies Mitchell's East

Municipal Authority

Rural Municipality of Hillsburg-Roblin-Shell River

Crown Lands

Existing Subdivision

Lake of the Prairies – Mitchell's East

The impoundment of water caused by the Shellmouth dam is known as the Lake of the Prairies and is naturally confined by both the Assiniboine and Shell River Valleys. The primary fluctuations of the reservoir are flood control and water storage. It is important to note that water levels fluctuate throughout the year. The Asessippi Provincial Park and Ski Asessippi are situated at the south end of the lake and provides important regional and provincial water-oriented recreational opportunities, allowing for year-round, cottage based leisure. As well, Roblin Golf and Country Club, a charming 9-hole public course is located just a short drive away.

The subdivision is located in the aspen-oak parkland of the Boreal Forest Region, where trembling aspen is the dominant tree species. The subdivision offers spectacular views of sloping valleys which are ideal habitats for white-tailed deer, coyotes, raccoons, and the occasional elk or moose.

Lake of the Prairies is 68 km long. It has a width varying from approximately 183 to 805 metres (600 to 2,641 feet), a surface area of 65,150,000 m2 (6,515 ha) and a maximum depth of about 15 metres (49 ft). The lake supports an active year-round sport fishery. Species caught by anglers, include northern pike, walleye, yellow perch and carp.

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Getting There:

he Mitchell's subdivision is located on the east shore of Lake of the Prairies about 380 km west of Winnipeg or approximately 216 km northwest of Brandon. It is located approximately 4.5 hours from Winnipeg or about 2 hours northwest of Brandon near the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border. Access is by a gravel road 10 km west off PTH 83, 8 km south of the Town of Roblin and 41 km north of Russell. You will find signage directing you to the subdivision on PTH 83.

Location and Description of Subdivision

This subdivision is located along the east shore of the Lake of the Prairies in the RM of Hillsburg-Roblin-Shell River. There is a boat launch located at Mitchell's subdivision adjacent to this site. There is a public beach located on the shore of Lake of the Prairies within the subdivision.

Services

The subdivision has gravel road access. Water supply is by private well(s). Local services and amenities are provided in the nearby Towns of Roblin approximately 15 minutes to the north and Inglis located about 30 minutes to the south. The subdivision is pre-serviced by Manitoba Hydro and Manitoba Telecom Services (MTS). The lot holder is responsible for contacting Manitoba Hydro and MTS directly to arrange and pay for cottage hook-up.

Contact for information and permits

Myles Kopytko
Western Regional Land Manager
Main Floor - 1129 Queens Avenue
Brandon, MB  R7A 1L9
Phone: 204-761-7538 Fax: 204-726-6301
Email: Myles.Kopytko@gov.mb.ca
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