Location: Riding Mountain National Park
Distance: 610 km round trip from Winnipeg

Discover Riding Mountain National Park on this 5-day Manitoba travel itinerary. Live the oTENTik experience, explore the trails by bike or on foot, try out a paddle boat, relax on the beach, stroll through the historic Wasagaming townsite and go on a wildlife safari. Adventure awaits!


Day 1


Location: Riding Mountain National Park, Wasagaming
Distance: 270 km from Winnipeg

Arrive at Wasagaming campground, unpack your suitcase and settle into your oTENTik. Family camping has never been so easy!

After supper, enjoy some family time by the campfire. Roast marshmallows, gaze at the stars and relax.


Recommended accommodation: oTENTik, Wasagaming campground


Day 2


Location: Riding Mountain National Park

Hop on your bikes and explore the trails. Some offer gentle slopes, like the Central, Strathclair and Baldy Lake trails, while others are more rugged and mountainous like Bald Hill and Reeve's Ravine. Which will be your favourite?

Spend the rest of the day lounging on the beach. Don’t forget to bring sand pails so you can build the highest sandcastle!


Recommended accommodation: oTENTik, Wasagaming campground


Day 3


Location: Riding Mountain National Park

Rent a paddle boat and explore Clear Lake as a family, or simply kick back and relax on the beach.

In the evening, make sure to enjoy some ice cream before hopping in your car for a wildlife safari. What might you see? A white-tailed deer, a black bear, a moose or a bald eagle?


Recommended accommodation: oTENTik, Wasagaming campground


Day 4


Location: Riding Mountain National Park

Meander through the rustic and historic townsite. Browse through the quaint shops and eat at a local restaurant. The kids will love playing on the swings and slides at the playground.

After chowing down at some local eateries, play a game of mini-golf or lawn bowling before taking a short drive to the “must-see” wishing well. Don’t forget to make a wish of your own–it’s a tradition!

Cap off the day with some fun. Stop in at the Park Visitor Centre and sign-up the kids for the hour-long Li’l Critter Camp. They’ll love the arts and crafts, games and sports activities.


Recommended accommodation: oTENTik, Wasagaming campground


Day 5


Location: Riding Mountain National Park, Lake Audy
Distance: 40 km from Wasagaming

Experience some prairie magic from the comfort of your own vehicle along Lake Audy road. Keep an eye out as you pass the Lake Audy Bison Enclosure, a protected habitat for the once endangered plains bison. Maybe you’ll get lucky and see some young calves playing or bulls sparring!

On your way home, stop by Lake Audy and enjoy a picnic by the lake.


Distance: Return to Winnipeg, 300 km