Trail Condition Report

Riding Mountain National Park of Canada

Updated: October-17-18

*** 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.

Wasagaming & Clear Lake

Easy Moderate Difficult
Condition Comments
Arrowhead, 3.4km Fair Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Brûlé, 4.2km Fair Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Clear Lake North Shore, 9km Fair Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Clear Lake South Shore, 7.1km Fair Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Cowan Lake, 3.3km Fair Trail CLOSED from Cowan Lake campsite to Whirlpool Lake.
Grey Owl, 8.9km Good / Fair Trail has recently been cleared of deadfall
Kinosao, 3.9km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Lakeshore Walk, 5km Fair Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Ominnik Marsh, 1km Good Trail has recently been cleared of deadfall
South Lake, 3.4km Good Trail has recently been cleared of deadfall
Wasagaming, 5.5km Good Trail has recently been cleared of deadfall
West Side and Lake Audy

Easy Moderate Difficult
Condition Comments
Baldy Lake, 10km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Central, 65km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Grasshopper Valley, 17.2km loop Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Gunn Lake, 1.9km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Long Lake, 13.8km Good / Fair Trail has recently been cleared of deadfall
Strathclair, 22km Good / Fair Trail has recently been cleared of deadfall
Sugarloaf, 8km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Tilson Lake, 35.6km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Riding Mountain Parkway

Easy Moderate Difficult
Condition Comments
Ochre River, 16.5km Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Bead Lakes, 4km loop Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Boreal, 1km loop Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Moon Lake, 9.2km loop Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Kippan's Mill, 1.2km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Crawford Creek, 5km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Beach Ridges, 3.5km loop Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
East Side Escarpment

Easy Moderate Difficult
Condition Comments
Oak Ridge 3.0km or 6.4km loop Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Burls and Bittersweet 2.2km Closed Not recommended; road closed
Gorge Creek, 6.4km Not recommended Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Bald Hill, 9.5km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
J.E.T., 7.8km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
North Escarpment, 8.3km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Reeve’s Ravine 9.5 km Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
Scott Creek, 1.6km Fair / Poor Due to ice storm, trail has not been maintained and will have trees and brush down across trail.
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