Plan your visit
Riding Mountain National Park is in Manitoba, easily accessed by car and bus 3.5 hours west of Winnipeg and just under three hours east of Yorkton. The nearest commercial airports are at Dauphin and Brandon. A motor vehicle permit is required and can be purchased at the park gateways. Plan to spend anything from a few hours to a few days or weeks exploring the treasures of the Park.
PO Box 299 135 Wasagaming Drive
Onanole MB R0J 1N0
The park is easily accessible by car and bus from centres to the north and south. Highway #10 connects Brandon, 95 km (59 miles) to the south, with Wasagaming (the park's Visitor Services Centre) and continues to Dauphin, 13 km (8 miles) beyond the northern border of RMNP. From the east, Highway #19 enters the park through the scenic escarpment region. The nearest commercial airports are at Dauphin and Brandon. An airport for smaller planes has been built at Erickson. A park entry permit is required and can be purchased at the park gateways.
Hours of operation
FeesFree admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
Facilities and services
Visit DiscoverClearLake.com (Clear Lake Country) for more information. The Official Site of Wasagaming Chamber of Commerce
Did you know?
A Riding Mountain National Park fishing license is required to fish in park waters. Learn more
Leave it for others to enjoy
Take nothing but photos and leave nothing but your footprints.
Protect your pets
Wild animals roam free in National Parks. Keep your pets on a leash and supervised so that they do not harass wildlife, provoke attacks or endanger people. Please be courteous and clean up after your pets.
- Hear stories of the Cree and Assiniboine First Nations who lived here thousands of years ago, seek out our historic East Gate.
- Take part in superb wildlife viewing and birdwatching. See bison gallop across the prairies, spot elk and moose nibbling on the grass, listen for the sound of wolves howling.
- Discover an outdoor playground of 3000 km2 of rolling green prairie grasslands, boreal forest, sandy beaches and aspen parkland.