Fire Restrictions - Southern Manitoba Provincial Parks

(As of May 18, 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
  • Grand Rapids
  • Nopiming
  • Spruce Woods
  • Chitek Lake
  • Hecla/Grindstone
  • Patricia Beach
  • Sturgeon Bay
  • Criddle/Vane Homestead
  • Kinwow Bay
  • Pinawa Dam
  • Wallace Lake
  • Elk Island
  • Lake St. Andrew
  • Pinawa
  • Whitemouth Falls
  • Fisher Bay
  • Lake St. George
  • Poplar Bay
  • Whiteshell
  • Grand Beach
  • Manigotagan River
  • South Atikaki

 

In Duck Mountain, Birch Island, Goose Islands, Grand Island, Kettle Stones and Red Deer River Provincial Parks motorized travel is not permitted between 10:00 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:

  • Asessippi
  • Grand Beach
  • Manigotagan River
  • Pinawa
  • St. Norbert
  • Atikaki
  • Grand Island
  • Manipogo
  • Poplar Bay
  • Stephenfield
  • Beaudry
  • Grand Rapids
  • Marchand
  • Portage Spillway
  • Sturgeon Bay
  • Beaver Creek
  • Grand Valley
  • Margaret Bruce
  • Primrose
  • Swan River
  • Bell Lake
  • Hecla/Grindstone
  • Moose Lake
  • Rainbow Beach
  • Turtle Mountain
  • Birch Island
  • Hnausa Beach
  • Netley Creek
  • Red Deer River
  • Wallace Lake
  • Camp Morton
  • Hyland
  • Nopiming
  • River Road
  • Watchorn
  • Chitek Lake
  • Kettle Stones
  • Norris Lake
  • Rivers
  • Whitefish Lake
  • Criddle/Vane Homestead
  • Kinwow Bay
  • North Steeprock Lake
  • Seton
  • Whitemouth Falls
  • Duck Mountain
  • Lake St. Andrew
  • Oak Lake
  • South Atikaki
  • Whiteshell
  • Elk Island
  • Lake St. George
  • Patricia Beach
  • Springwater
  • William Lake
  • Fisher Bay
  • Lockport
  • Pembina Valley
  • Spruce Woods
  • Woodridge
  • Goose Islands
  • Lundar Beach
  • Pinawa Dam
  • St. Ambroise Beach

 

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