Trail Condition Report

Riding Mountain National Park of Canada

Updated: April-22-19

*** Visitors are welcome to visit and enjoy the park, but please be prepared! ***

PLEASE PLAN CAREFULLY. Be aware that cell phone coverage is not reliable in the Park. Make sure that you tell someone where you are going and when you will return. Check weather forecast and dress appropriately, be prepared for possible weather changes even on short trips. Know your own skill level and pick your activity accordingly.

-> Consult our online Trail Guide at http://pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/mb/riding/visit/activ4
-> Information on safe outdoor activities is available at www.adventuresmart.ca

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Trail difficulty levels

Easy - Suitable for all visitors including those with no trail experience. Little or no elevation gain or loss.

Moderate - Suitable for most visitors who have some basic trail experience and are generally prepared (proper equipment and water). May experience moderate elevation gain with some short steep sections.

Difficult - Suitable for visitors who have trail experience and are prepared (proper equipment and water). May experience major elevation gain with long steep sections.

Cross Country Ski Trails

Easy Moderate Difficult
Condition Comments
Grey Owl, 17.8km Not recommended End of season conditions. Beware of ice breakup at the stream crossings.
Hilton, 6.4km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Beach Ridges 3.5km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Broadleaf, 4.2km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Compound East, 8.2km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Crawford Creek, 10.0km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Deep Lake, 10km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Edwards Creek, 5.4km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Flat Lake, 5.0km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Lake Katherine, 3.2km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Moose Lake, 9.2km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Oak Ridge, 10.4km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Elkhorn Resort, 0.5km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Multi-Use Trails

Easy Moderate Difficult
Ski/Snowshoe/FatBike
Condition Comments
Wasagaming Townsite Loop, 1.7km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
South Lake, 3.4km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Wasagaming Campground Short Loop, 2.3km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Wasagaming Campground Medium Loop, 3.5km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Wasagaming Campground Long Loop 6.7km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Snowshoe Trails

Easy Moderate Difficult
Snowshoe trails are maintained, but not mechanically packed.
Condition Comments
Arrowhead, 3.4km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Bead Lakes, 4.0km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Brûlé, 2.2km/4.2km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Moon Lake Trail, 9.2km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Wilderness Trails

Easy Moderate Difficult
Wilderness trails are maintained, but not mechanically tracked.
Condition Comments
North Escarpment, 17.6km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Ochre River, 28.8km (to Cairns Cabin) Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
Whirlpool Lake Road, 3.5km Not recommended Spring conditions, wet & muddy terrain.
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