Information for Park Visitors


Updated December 23, 2021

Critical

Provincial Response Level: RESTRICTED
All provincial park visitors must adhere to current public health orders.



  • Practice physical distancing from anyone not in your household.
  • Face masks are required inside buildings including washrooms, offices, visitor centres and warming shelters. 
  • Group visits and events are subject to gathering size restrictions.  Read current public health ordersfor details.
  • Wash your hands or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer regularly.  Please bring your own hand sanitizer.
  • 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.

Trails & Winter Recreation Areas: practice physical distancing and ensure your group observes gathering size restrictions as outlined in the current public health orders.  Warming shelters are open with reduced capacity limits.  Please observe capacity signs and limit time in shelters to allow other visitors to use them.  Face masks are required.

School Field Trips: information for schools visiting parks is available here.

Park Offices may have capacity limits in place.  Please wait outside if requested by staff.  Visitors are encouraged to purchase and print park vehicle permits prior to visiting parks online at manitobaelicensing.ca or purchase from a local retailer.

Visitor Centres are open to fully vaccinated persons only.  Visitors must provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination to enter interpretive centres and museums.  Face masks are required.  Additional details are available here.

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

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

Eastern Region

No additional park restrictions at this time

For current public health orders and up-to-date information on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit: https://manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/index.html.

Central Region

No additional park restrictions at this time

For current public health orders and up-to-date information on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit: https://manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/index.html.

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.

For current public health orders and up-to-date information on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit: https://manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/index.html.

Western Region

No additional park restrictions at this time

For current public health orders and up-to-date information on the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System, visit: https://manitoba.ca/covid19/restartmb/prs/index.html.


Recycle your mask!  Disposable face masks can be recycled at the following provincial parks:

  • Birds Hill – Cedar Bog trailhead and the park office
  • Grand Beach – main trailhead
  • Spruce Woods - visitor centre and winter recreation area.