Manitoba

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Doug O’Neill, co-author of 110 Nature Hot Spots in Manitoba and Saskatchewan: The Best Parks, Conservation Areas and Wild Places and regular Canadian Traveller contributor shares five of his favourite nature-getaways in Manitoba A goose sanctuary in...
By Shel Zolkewich A slow drive across Hecla Island reveals a Manitoba landscape like no other. A handful of tidy cottages sit far back from the pebbled lakeshore. A cluster of historic buildings—a school, community hall and church—tells the story of...
Experiencing the wild of Churchill, Manitoba is a right of passage for many adventurers. The popularity of this tiny northern Manitoba town has grown, thanks to better access and services for the influx of travellers. Families are the latest group...
By Jessica Williams When summer arrives, Winnipeg comes to life: festivals, food trucks, pools and parks all begin to bustle with the sound of summer in the city. It's the most wonderful time of year. But sometimes we long for an...
STORY & PHOTOS BY DUSTIN SILVEY Wham! My canoe slams into a boulder the size of a house. My body is forced to one side of the boat and I lean in with as much force as I can muster...
My body was frozen in place. I gripped the kayak paddle with clenched hands, holding my breath as the white form of the beluga whale came directly towards, then underneath, my kayak. It slipped to the other side and broke...
Winnipeg is an outdoor enthusiast's winter wonderland, especially for those who like to snowshoe. And, with so many designated trails to explore the rugged terrain and wild backcountry, it's no wonder. Here are ten to check out. Length: Various trails Time:...
When the leaves start to change colour and fall off the trees, you know it’s time to double-up on your hiking layers, bring out your hand warmers and indulge in pumpkin-themed everything. This autumn, spend the day admiring Mother Nature’s...
Riding Mountain National Park in Manitoba is full of crystal-clear lakes, enchanting forests and roaming wildlife. Visitors may see bison, moose, beavers and even black bears on their adventures through the park. Riding Mountain National Park is one of 18 Biosphere...
There's a good reason dogs are nicknamed "man's best friend." Dogs are truly the best hiking partners! Explore what the outdoors has to offer with Fido by your side. Check out these 20 dog-friendly trails and parks near Manitoba's capital...
For a province known for its brutal winters, Manitoba pays us back with rich summers that are short but sweet. The South sparkles with the Red River, Lake Winnipeg and the city of Winnipeg itself. The East offers summer fishing, hunting...
Whiteshell Provincial Park teeters on the border of Manitoba and Ontario, meaning you’ll get the best of both provinces: freshwater lakes, cross-country ski trails and heart-pumping inclines to pair with your hikes. Like its border, the park’s levels are split...
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