May 26, 2018 – Epic East Gate Ultra Marathon

June 21, 2018 – National Indigenous People's Day

Kite surfing on Clear Lake

Join us June 21 to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day! Come watch a teepee raising at 1 p.m. on the Visitor Centre lawn, then try your hand at raising your own mini teepee. After, join us in the Visitor Centre theatre to see traditional handiwork and speak to the Anishinabe artists.

June 23, 2018 – Free Admission Day

Free admission day at Riding Mountain National Park

In 2017, to celebrate Canada 150, Parks Canada offered free admission and welcomed over 27 million visitors to our national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites. What better way to say “thank you” to our visitors than to offer a free admission day at Riding Mountain National Park.

July 1, 2018 – Canada Day

Canada Day

Join us in Riding Mountain National Park to celebrate Canada on Treaty 2 land. We're planning a full day of fun activities that will keep everyone your family busy. Start your day by welcoming in new Canadians at a morning citizenship ceremony, then enjoy a full afternoon of multicultural entertainment.

July 21, 2018 – Yoga at the Lake

August 9, 2018 – Experience Modern Dance @ the Bowling Greens

Rebecca Sawdon

Choreographer Rebecca Sawdon is doing residencies across Canada and even Iceland while working on her new solo piece. Experience her dance featuring sculptural set and natural soundscape in the unique setting of the Bowling Greens.

Rebecca is one of this year’s Riding Mountain Artists in Residence.

7:30 PM
Clear Lake Bowling Greens


August 10, 2018 – Margaret Laurence House

Plaque unveiling ceremony in Neepawa, MB

August 11, 2018 – Clear Lake Celebration Day

August 18 & 19 - Gawbehshiiwin | Heritage Camping Experience

Heritage Camping Experience

Ride on horseback under the canopy of the boreal forest. Uncover the stories that lie within our night sky. Eat local food surrounded by new friends. Form a once-in-a-lifetime connection with the landscape of Riding Mountain National Park.

Book your experience today. Call 1-204-848-7275.
Full schedule of activities coming soon.

Cost: $66/person
Limit: 12 participants
Age: 13 years and older
Location: Ma-Ma-O-Pe group campsite


August 18, 2018 - Riding Mountain Triathlon

Official 2018 Age Group World Championship Qualifying Event for the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Lausanne, Switzerland. Standard Triathlon (1 spot per age group, per gender)
Triathlon Canada


August 19, 2018 - Riding Mountain Kids Of Steel Triathlon

The Riding Mountain Triathlon is pleased to host the next generation of athletes at its Kids of Steel event on August 19, 2018. Windburn Multi-Sport Academy


August 23, 2018 – Landscape Psyches

Shaun Finnigan

Immerse yourself into the wilderness through a Canadian landscape artist's eyes. Shaun Finnigan, painter and landscape architect, not only captures the dramatic beauty but also the darkness of these natural places.

Shaun is one of this year's Riding Mountain Artists in Residence.

7:30 pm
Clear Lake Bowling Greens


August 25, 2018 – Boo in the Park

Friends of Riding Mountain


August 27, 2018 – Prisoner of War (POW) Interpretive Wagon Ride

Friends of Riding Mountain


August 31 - September 2 - Dark Sky Weekend

Dark Sky Weekend

We’re turning off the lights for this event! Join Parks Canada and the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for a weekend full of activities under the star filled skies of Riding Mountain. Learn about the Milky Way from the pros, look up at Anishinabe constellations, view the sky with binoculars, and party under the stars.

September 2, 2018 – Coureur Des Bois

Coureur Des Bois


September 8, 2018 – Where the Wild Things Are: Poetry Reading

Jan Horner

Explore the meanings of wilderness and settlement at published poet Jan Horner’s poetry reading.

1:30 PM
Clear Lake Bowling Greens


September 8 & 9, 2018 – 2018 MS Bike Tour Riding Mountain

MS Society



September 14-16 - Riding Mountain Pride Weekend

Riding Mountain Pride Weekend

Riding Mountain National Park, in cooperation Clear Lake Country, is pleased to announce they will be hosting Riding Mountain Pride, September 14-16, 2018. In 2017, Riding Mountain was the first national park to organize its own Pride celebrations. Parks Canada places belong to all Canadians, including members of the LGBT2SQ+ community. We recognize diversity and welcome all Canadians and visitors from around the world to discover our park.



September 15, 2018 – Moose Knuckles Adventure Race

Moose Knuckles Adventure Race



September 22, 2018 – RM Artists’ Residency: Michael Boss

Michael Boss

Michael is preserving Ukrainian churches through art before these significant remnants of our history disappear. Come witness his personal journey of faith and appreciation. This artist has exhibited across Canada, the United States, Australia, Germany, and the Ukraine.

1:30 PM
Wasagaming Community Arts Centre


September 22 & 23 - Gawbehshiiwin | Heritage Camping Experience

Sleep along the shores of Clear Lake. Gaze up at the Milky Way. Hear the elk call to each other. Experience camping in a way you never have before. Immerse yourself in Anishinabe culture at "gaw-BEH-shii-WIN" (a place to camp or live).

Book your experience today. Call 1-204-848-7275.
Full schedule of activities coming soon.

Cost: $66/person
Limit: 15 participants
Age: 13 years and older
Location: Camp Kippechewin group campsite

Packing List:

  • Sleeping bag, blanket, and pillow (it can get chilly!)
  • Outdoor clothing for all weather
  • Pyjamas
  • Comfortable and weather proof shoes
  • Bug spray and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Personal toiletries and medication
  • Camera
  • Your health card and identification

September 29, 2018 – Riding Mountain's East Gate Heritage Day featuring East Gate Unchained

East Gate

What happens when Riding Mountain National Park teams up with Deadox Trailblazers? They create one awesome event. Riding Mountain presents East Gate Heritage Day featuring East Gate Unchained. Let's celebrate this one-of-a-kind National Historic Site with bike decorating, an interpretive hike, a costumed photo booth, food, music, and a race down a historic highway.

11:00 AM - Hike Gorge Creek with a Parks Canada Interpreter, register at the Visitor Centre
11:00 AM - East Gate Unchained registration opens
1:00 PM - Parade of racers in costume
2:00 PM - Race starts
2:30 PM - Pixie bike races
3:00 PM - Learn about the history of the East Gate
4:00 PM - Awards ceremony and snacks


September 29 – October 14, 2018 – RAW: Wasagaming

Winnipeg’s renowned pop-up restaurant, RAW:almond extends its table to Riding Mountain National Park this fall. RAW:Wasagaming brings a 20-course menu to the shores of Clear Lake from September 29 to October 14. Raw Almond


February 8 – 10, 2019 - Winter Adventure Weekend

Riding Mountain Pride Weekend

Explore Riding Mountain National Park at a different time of year, winter! Ski, snowshoe, or fat bike through the park on one our winter trails. Make sure you stop in Wasagaming to checkout the full schedule of Winter Adventure Weekend activities. Visit us again soon for more information or visit Friends of Riding Mountain National Park.

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