Header photo by Yoga with Kalie Whether you prefer to dive right in, drop oh-so-carefully into an inner tube or lower yourself into the water in the most painstaking manner (the stomach is the hardest...), our cool and crisp lakes beckon even the wimpiest to take a dip. While we continue to work on our listicle of all 100,000 lakes in Manitoba (anyone have an idea for a clever title?), we have 9 refreshing lakes you MUST swim in this summer in Manitoba.
If you've never heard of or visited Clearwater Lake Provincial Park, it's about time you did. Nestled in Manitoba's north about a 6.5-hour drive northwest of Winnipeg, it can be easy to overlook this diamond in the wild. Once you visit, you'll have no problem understanding why it was voted as the
Manitoba's north is home to countless hidden gems. A smaller population and wide open spaces mean that sometimes anything north of Lake Winnipeg flies under the radar. And while the drive may be a bit longer, trust us when we say, the extra tank of gas is well worth it. With its huge lakes (and
In a nail biter that lasted well into the evening, Grand Beach and Clearwater Lake proved to be worthy opponents, with a final score of 51.8% to 48.2%. But alas, there can be only one winner in this Provincial Park Madness saga – and the North is a force to be reckoned with. Congratulations to
With over 100,000 lakes, it only seems right that Manitoba’s diverse beaches get the spotlight they deserve – and Buzzfeed has done just that. Dig your toes in the soft sand of Grand Beach, walk the harbor of Gimli Beach and cast a line into Pelican Lake. Your summer itinerary just wouldn’t be