Trail Condition Report

Riding Mountain National Park of Canada

Updated: February-15-19

*** 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

*** PARKS EMERGENCY LINE: 1-877-852-3100 ***

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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 Good Track set classic. Wolf activity in the area, look for footprints.
Hilton, 6.4km Good Track set classic
Beach Ridges 3.5km Good Trackset classic
Broadleaf, 4.2km Good Trackset classic
Compound East, 8.2km Good Trackset classic
Crawford Creek, 10.0km Good Trackset classic
Deep Lake, 10km Good Track set classic
Edwards Creek, 5.4km Good Track set classic. Wolf activity in the area, look for footprints.
Flat Lake, 5.0km Fair / Poor Snow covered
Lake Katherine, 3.2km Good Trackset classic
Moose Lake, 9.2km Fair / Poor Snow covered
Oak Ridge, 10.4km Good Trackset classic
Elkhorn Resort, 0.5km Fair / Poor Snow covered
Multi-Use Trails

Easy Moderate Difficult
Ski/Snowshoe/FatBike
Condition Comments
Wasagaming Townsite Loop, 1.7km Not recommended Snow covered
South Lake, 3.4km Good / Excellent Track set classic
Wasagaming Campground Short Loop, 2.3km Fair Track set classic
Wasagaming Campground Medium Loop, 3.5km Fair Track set classic
Wasagaming Campground Long Loop 6.7km Fair Track set classic
Snowshoe Trails

Easy Moderate Difficult
Snowshoe trails are maintained, but not mechanically packed.
Condition Comments
Arrowhead, 3.4km Good / Excellent Snow covered
Bead Lakes, 4.0km Good / Excellent Snow covered
Brûlé, 2.2km/4.2km Good / Excellent Snow covered
Moon Lake Trail, 9.2km Good / Excellent Snow covered
Wilderness Trails

Easy Moderate Difficult
Wilderness trails are maintained, but not mechanically tracked.
Condition Comments
North Escarpment, 17.6km Good / Fair Snow covered
Ochre River, 28.8km (to Cairns Cabin) Good Snow covered
Whirlpool Lake Road, 3.5km Good Snow covered
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