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When you visit Camp Morton, a tiny provincial park tucked away 8 km north of Gimli, it’s easy to understand why Monsignor Thomas W. Morton choose the spot in 1920 to develop a Roman Catholic summer camp for children.
Crashing waves, verdant lawns, and fresh air abound - it’s pure solitude along the shores of Lake Winnipeg. The church closed the camp in the late 1960s, but remnants of its ornate architecture is left behind, making Camp Morton an idyllic spot to reflect and recharge in nature. Here's why an escape to Camp Morton is more meditative than most visits to a provincial park: