Historic roots to hiking boots
3 days : from Winnipeg to Wasagaming
580 km roundtrip
The Forks and Riel House - Start your day in the heart of Winnipeg!
Discover The Forks on the 6,000 Years in 60 Minutes guided tour. Through curious objects and colourful characters, the history of this meeting place comes to life. Enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the Red and Assiniboine Rivers or stroll to the Forks Market food court to feast on cuisine from around the world.
In the afternoon, follow Winnipeg’s fabled Red River south to soak in the atmosphere at Louis Riel’s family home. Fire up Parks Canada’s Explora app and step into the world of the Métis and the founder of Manitoba.
Riding Mountain - Wasagaming, 280 km from Winnipeg
Lace up your hiking boots and head deep into the beating heart of endless forests, grasslands and lakes. Enjoy superb wildlife and bird watching along more than 400 km of trails. Switch it up and hit the trails on a fat bike!
Work up a sweat! Hike the Gorge Creek Trail, located along the Manitoba Escarpment. Hit this trail by yourself or join a Parks Canada guided hike.
Cool off at the main beach, Clear Lake, nestled against the town of Wasagaming. Make sure you pick-up a refreshing treat like gelato or an ice cream sandwich. After, wander down the South Lake trail to find a set of Red Chairs.
Return to Winnipeg, 280 km