Crazy for Camping
It’s no surprise that Manitobans love to go camping. Manitoba is home to incredible wilderness that is easy to access and even easier to enjoy. Head to Manitoba’s Central Plains region where you can park your RV for some great summer fun. Camp near Portage la Prairie where campgrounds offer a pool or a quick drive to the city’s great water park, Splash Island. For the camping novice who might have a fear of commitment, relax in the campground in St. Francois Xavier knowing you are only a 15 minute drive outside Winnipeg.
In the Pembina Valley, campsites are never far from outdoor adventure. Go mountain biking along the trails in La Rivière, head out golfing near Manitou, play tennis in Altona or pay a visit to the Giant Pumpkin in Roland, and then return to your site to roast marshmallows – most likely at the top of your camping to-do list.
Manitoba’s eastern region is home to some great parks and some even better camping. The family-friendly St. Malo Provincial Park features sandy beaches and children’s playground while the campgrounds in Nopiming Provincial Park get you up close and personal to the park’s wonderful wilderness.
Whether on Lake Manitoba or Lake Winnipeg, camping in the Interlake can easily become a summer tradition. Settle along the shores of Lake Winnipeg while camping at Hnausa Beach or Hecla Provincial Park. Both parks offer fully serviced sites, plus great access to hiking trails, water sports and golf. Steep Rock Beach Park on Lake Manitoba offers dramatic scenery as the view from the large limestone outcrop reveals beautiful and unique cliffs formed by waves crashing against the shore.
In Manitoba’s Western region you’ll find great parks and campgrounds that offer you variety! From Turtle Mountain Provincial park to Spruce Woods Provincial Park you’ll find serviced campsites surrounded by beautiful scenery offering you an abundance of recreational opportunities! Splash in the lake or by the beach, enjoy water sports, go for a lovely hike, bike, or horseback ride. You could also enjoy some great fishing at William Lake Provincial Park or Rivers Provincial Park or check out some unique Manitoba history at the Criddle/Vane Homestead Provincial Heritage Park.