Riding Mountain National Park

Experiences to Discover

Where the Stories About Life are Told Where the Stories About Life are Told
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Where the Stories About Life are Told

Take the opportunity to observe Riding Mountain National Park’s bison herd in their native fescue prairie. Join a guided tour for a closer look at these fascinating creatures. A park expert will show you the importance of the park’s unique habitat. Then cap off your day around an evening campfire. Lie back and watch the stars light the night sky!

Hiking Through Time Hiking Through Time
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Hiking Through Time

Hiking the Gorge Creek Trail in Riding Mountain National Park is like traveling through 150 million years of geological history. Follow the trail through the steeply sloped gorge cut from the bedrock that forms part of the dramatic landscape of the Manitoba Escarpment. Watch for rarely seen birds, black bears and elk in this rugged terrain. The sights are spectacular!


Spend Time with an Expert Spend Time with an Expert
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Spend Time with an Expert

Sign up for unparalleled experiences in Riding Mountain National Park led by park interpreters and experts. Relax with your family at the “Songs of Riding Mountain Campfire”. Hike through Grasshopper Valley to look for evidence of past wildfires. Ride a horse-drawn wagon with costumed actors to a Second World War era prison camp and spend some time as a park prisoner!


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