Fire Restrictions - Southern Manitoba Provincial Parks

(As of May 25, 2018)

Due to the extremely dry conditions and high forest fire danger in southern Manitoba, effective immediately, no motorized backcountry travel or remote cottage access unless approved by a travel permit (issued at the discretion of the local Conservation Officer), camping is restricted to developed campgrounds only, and launching and landing boats (including canoes) is restricted to developed shorelines in the following parks:

  • Beaver Creek
  • Hecla/Grindstone
  • Nopiming
  • South Atikaki
  • Chitek Lake
  • Kinwow Bay
  • Patricia Beach
  • Sturgeon Bay
  • Elk Island
  • Lake St. Andrew
  • Pinawa Dam
  • Wallace Lake
  • Fisher Bay
  • Lake St. George
  • Pinawa
  • Whitemouth Falls
  • Grand Beach
  • Manigotagan River
  • Poplar Bay
  • Whiteshell
  • Grand Rapids
   

 

In Duck Mountain, Provincial Park backcountry motorized travel is not permitted between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm daily. 

In Atikaki Provincial Park backcountry motorized travel is not permitted between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm daily.

In addition to these restrictions, campfires will only be allowed, in approved pits, between the hours of 8 pm to 8 am in the following provincial parks:

  • Atikaki
  • Grand Beach
  • Lundar Beach
  • Pinawa Dam
  • Sturgeon Bay
  • Beaudry
  • Hecla/Grindstone
  • Manigotagan River
  • Poplar Bay
  • Wallace Lake
  • Beaver Creek
  • Hnausa Beach
  • Netley Creek
  • Portage Spillway
  • Watchorn
  • Camp Morton
  • Hyland
  • Nopiming
  • River Road
  • Whitemouth Falls
  • Chitek Lake
  • Kinwow Bay
  • Norris Lake
  • South Atikaki
  • Whiteshell*
  • Duck Mountain
  • Lake St. Andrew
  • Patricia Beach
  • St. Ambroise Beach

 

  • Elk Island
  • Lake St. George
  • Pembina Valley
  • St. Norbert

 

  • Fisher Bay
  • Lockport
  • Pinawa

 

 

*In Whiteshell Provincial Park:

  • North of the Winnipeg River, campfires will be only be allowed, in approved pits and only in developed areas, between the hours of 8 pm to 8 am.
  • South of the Winnipeg River, campfires will be allowed, in approved pits and only in developed areas, at any time. Campgrounds South of the Winnipeg River include: Brereton Lake, Caddy Lake, Dorothy Lake, Falcon Beach, Falcon Lake-Lakeshore, Falcon Lake-Toniata Beach, Nutimik Lake, Opapiskaw, Otter Falls, White Lake and West Hawk.

Further restrictions will be implemented if the fire danger levels continue to increase in this area. For general information on fire restrictions go to http://www.manitoba.ca/wildfire/index.html