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Wapusk National Park of Canada

Come visit the Parks Canada booth at the Assiniboine Park Zoo! Come visit the Parks Canada booth at the Assiniboine Park Zoo!
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Learn More with Parks Canada at the Zoo!

Visit the Parks Canada outreach education team this July and August at the Assiniboine Park Zoo and try out wildlife games, quizzes and activities from the two national parks in Manitoba: Wapusk and Riding Mountain.

Riding Mountain National Park is a premium site for wildlife viewing and an important ecological sanctuary for many of the forest and grassland species found at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

Wapusk National Park  plays an integral role in protecting the habitat of the Western Hudson Bay population of polar bears and other sub-arctic species, while visiting the Journey to Churchill exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

Wapusk National Park Outreach Team at the zoo every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday!

  • Discover Wapusk National Park’s role in protecting the habitat of the Western Hudson Bay population of polar bears, and other sub-arctic species such as the Cape Churchill Caribou Herd, while visiting the Journey to Churchill exhibit at the Assiniboine Park Zoo (until September 5).

Riding Mountain Outreach Team at the zoo every Sunday, Monday and Thursday!

  • Sundays, 9:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    Bison & Grassland Discoveries of Riding Mountain National Park
    Location: Facing Bison Exhibit

  • Mondays, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.
    Brown, White and Black...Bears of Manitoba
    Location: Journey to Churchill Exhibit

  • Thursdays, 9:30 am to 4:30 p.m.
    Wolf and Wildlife CSI of Riding Mountain National Park
    Location: Journey to Churchill Wolf Exhibit