Friends of Riding Mountain National Park and Clear Lake Country present Winter Adventure Weekend, February 7th to 9th, 2020!

Weekend festivities include the ‘Cabin Fever Reliever’ social and men’s hockey tournament at the Onanole Rec Centre, maple syrup rolling, winter camping demos, snow tubing and kick spark adventures, live music at Lakehouse in downtown Wasagaming, sleigh rides, fat biking and great family programming at Friends of Riding Mountain including boot hockey, a winter scavenger hunt and so much more!

Learn more at Friends of Riding Mountain National Park and Clear Lake Country!

Parks Canada Guided Events

S’mores Bar

Mmmmmm! Warm melted chocolate and marshmallow fighting for space between two delicious cookies; served up by a cozy fire! How can you resist? Stop by the Parks Canada “S’mores Bar” in the cookshack by the skating path, this February 7 -9, 2020 during the Friends of Riding Mountain Winter Adventure Weekend.

Hosted hours: Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 2-8pm, Sunday 12-6pm.

Sleigh rides through the woods

Photo: Molly Kelleher

Come celebrate Winter Adventure Weekend by joining the team from Elkhorn Riding Adventures for a ride through a picturesque wintry forest adjacent to the Wasagaming townsite. Enjoy some hot chocolate while a park interpreter fills you in on all things Aspen Parkland!

  • Sign up at Friends of Riding Mountain National Park, 154 Columbine Dr in Wasagaming, or by calling 1.204.848.4037
  • $23.00/ adult, $11.80/ children 12 and under, free for children under 5 
  • Outings at 11:00a.m., 1:30p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Rides leave from Elkhorn Riding Adventures, Mooswa Dr. E, Onanole MB (on the grounds of the Elkhorn Resort)
  • Ride Duration: approximately 35 mins
  • Limit of 16 passengers per outing
  • Warm clothing required

Guided winter fat bike tours

Photo: Parks Canada / Madelaine Lahaie 

First-time winter cyclist? No problem! Rent a fat bike at Friends of Riding Mountain National Park and join Eric Mentuck at to learn the ins and outs of this rapidly-growing winter sport. Eric is a member of the Waywayseecappo First Nation here in Treaty 2 territory, at the intersection of Treaties 1 and 4, who mentors Anishinabe youth by teaching them about their traditional lands from the seat of a fat bike. The South Lake Trail is about a half-hour ride and is perfect for beginners. At 2:00 p.m. Eric will meet potential cyclists at the Friends of RMNP Learning Centre for an informal, come-and-go fat bike open house to offer tips and tricks for winter cyclists.

  • Sign up and rent a fat bike (rates vary) at Friends of Riding Mountain National Park, 154 Columbine Dr in Wasagaming, or call 1.204.848.4037
  • Ride leaves at 11:00 a.m. from the Learning Centre
  • Duration of Ride: approximately 45 mins
  • Group size limit: 10 riders
  • Warm clothing required