Kids sitting at the end of a dock at sunset in The Pas, Manitoba

The Pas OCN

Discover the beautiful lakes and wildlife in The Pas / OCN.

With big, beautiful lakes, expanses of untouched wildlife, and lots of local charm, The Pas and Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) should be your next Northern Manitoba vacation destination.

The town of The Pas and the Opaskwayak Cree Nation is a northern destination surrounded by wilderness and full of surprises. With plenty of outdoor adventure only a short drive away from the comforts and community of town, it's easy to get the best of both worlds.

Summer in The Pas

Spend a sunny day in the turquoise waters of Clearwater Lake, or a rainy day catching the latest blockbuster at the Lido, an historic cinema designed to look like a Spanish courtyard. Take a short hike through The Caves or browse a collection of oddities at the Sam Waller Museum. And if your day of fishing for lake trout and northern pike doesn't end in a shore lunch, you can grab something to eat or shop the main street at a local business in the town's downtown.

Whether you're more comfortable in a canoe or a casino or a country club, The Pas/OCN will keep you busy.Located less 6.5 hours north of Winnipeg by road, an adventure in The Pas/OCN and the wilderness around is one of Manitoba's best-kept secrets. See for yourself this summer!

Getting Here

Located less 6.5 hours north of Winnipeg by road, an adventure in The Pas/OCN and the wilderness around is one of Manitoba's best-kept secrets. See for yourself this summer!

Dog sled races at the Trappers' festival in The Pas

Dog sledding is a fun wintertime activity in The Pas

The Pas

The Pas, known as the "Gateway to the North," is actually three distinct communities: the Town of The Pas, The Opaskwayak Cree Nation, and the rural municipality of Kelsey, which includes the farming community, Wanless and village of Cranberry Portage....

Clearwater Lake Provincial Park

The water of Clearwater Lake is so clear the bottom is visible at 11 m/35 ft. It's a prime habitat for trophy-size lake trout, northern pike and whitefish. Half-way around this 0.8 km hiking trail, you’ll find one of Clearwater Lake Provincial Park’s...

Sam Waller Museum (PHS)

Sam Waller Museum (PHS) contains the unique and extensive natural and human history collections of Sam Waller, a teacher and passionate collector. Housed in the former Community Building and Court House, a provincial designated heritage building built in...

Halcrow Lake Golf & Country Club

Come and experience The Halcrow Lake Golf & CC golf course. It's a well maintained 9 hole course conveniently located in the Manitoba town of The Pas. The friendly atmosphere will make your experience at this challenging layout a memorable one no...