Eastern Manitoba
Where the Creator Sits

Pinawa Dam Provincial Park | Treaty 3

Eastern Region

Lake shores, boreal forests and Indigenous connections.

Four-Season Canadian Shield Playground

Manitoba’s Eastern region is where you’ll find some of the province’s most popular parks. On one side of the region is Whiteshell Provincial Park, which offers year-round access to beautiful lakes and forests. This park is also home to the sacred Bannock Point Petroforms, an important site for Indigenous teaching and ceremony. On the other side of the region is Grand Beach Provincial Park and its three kilometres of soft white sand.

Visit the Eastern Manitoba Tourism Association for more information on local activities and events.

Looking across the yard at the barn-shaped Maison Goulet at St Pierre-Jolys Museum.

Stories with a French twist

Like many small towns in Manitoba, the heritage of its settlers is preserved at museums and through annual festivals. Some of Manitoba’s largest French communities are found in the Eastern region. French language and experiences are vibrant reminders of Manitoba’s bilingual heritage.This area of the province is on Treaty 1, 2 and 5 territory >>

A huge area of the Eastern region’s boreal is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pimachiowin Aki -- “the land that gives life” -- is recognized for its natural and cultural significance. Learn More >>

Breathe In The Outdoors

Whiteshell Provincial Park delivers no matter how you like your exposure to nature. In small doses surrounded by comfort? With a dash of family-friendly beaches and campgrounds? How about expert-level adventures by foot, bike or paddle?

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Here are four stops to make as you travel along the Crow Wing Trail section of the Great Trail in eastern Manitoba.