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Information for Park Visitors


Critical

Provincial Response Level: CRITICAL
All provincial park visitors must adhere to the orders listed.


  • Practice physical distancing in provincial parks. Keep two metres away from other individuals at all times.
  • Restrict your park visit to members of your household only. Gatherings are limited to five persons for physically distanced outdoor activities. The fundamentals should still be practiced in these situations, including physical distancing, mask wearing and frequent handwashing. 
  • Masks must be worn inside all buildings including washrooms.
  • Wash your hands or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer regularly.
  • Practice Leave No Trace. Pack out everything you packed in including trash and waste, and keep pets on a short leash.
  • Stay home when sick.  Do not visit parks if you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 or if you or someone in your household are required to self-isolate.
  • A person who resides in a private residence must not permit a person who does not reside in that residence to enter the property or residence. This includes cottages in provincial parks. 

Please bring your own picnic table covers, toilet paper, soap, hand sanitizer.

Only visit local health centres if it is an emergency.

Park Offices are closed.  Services may be provided by appointment.  Park vehicle permits and licenses for hunting, fishing and trapping can be purchased and printed before you visit online at www.manitobaelicensing.ca

Playgrounds and Winter Recreation Areas (skating surfaces and toboggan hills) are closed.

Trails: Avoid busy trails. If a parking lot is full, do not park along roadways. Postpone your visit or use a different trail system.  Keep two metres away from other trail users.  Trail shelters are closed.  Non-modern washrooms along trails are not maintained regularly – bring your own toilet paper and hand sanitizer.

Out-of-province visitors from western Canada and northwestern Ontario are welcome in parks without self-isolating. Visitors from all other jurisdictions must self-isolate for 14 days or for the duration of your stay if it is less than 14 days.

Additional restrictions or changes may be implemented at any time. See below for region specific health orders.

For more information on COVID-19 in Manitoba, visit manitoba.ca/covid19

Eastern Region

No additional restrictions at this time.

Central Region

No additional restrictions at this time.

Northern Region

Travel to and from northern Manitoba is restricted and non-essential travel is discouraged.

People can travel to and from a provincial park, cottage, cabin, campground or hunting/fishing lodge in Northern Manitoba if they have no symptoms of COVID-19. They must limit the use of local services while travelling to and staying at their final destination. They must travel there as directly as possible based on the means of transportation used. This means that if they plan to drive there, they must drive directly there. However, for more remote locations, they may drive or fly to a northern city to be transported to their final destination. 

Additional information on northern travel restrictions are found here.

Western Region

No additional restrictions at this time.