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Hecla - Grindstone | Treaty 2

Photo Credit: Max Muench

Interlake Region

Between Manitoba’s inland oceans, adventures are waiting.

Beaches, boating and birding

Manitoba’s Interlake region gets its name because it’s located between the province’s two biggest lakes -- Lake Winnipeg and Lake Manitoba. So it’s no surprise that the lakes loom large in this region. Beaches along the shores of both lakes are family favourites, while boats are swapped for ice fishing shacks in the winter. Birders flock to important habitats, including the marshes that filter the water going in and out of the lakes.

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

girl walking down bridge at Matlock

Viking spirit

Many communities here celebrate their Viking roots, including Gimli -- the heart of New Iceland. Other communities in the region showcase Indigenous, Scottish and Ukrainian heritage. At Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site, these different stories come together to bring to life a part of Canada’s history.

This area of the province is on Treaty 1, 2 and 5 territory >>

Slither over to the Narcisse Snake Dens to see the world’s largest concentration of red sided garter snakes. Tens of thousands of them emerge from their dens on sunny spring days. Learn More >>

Between the lakes

Wondering where to stay while visiting the Interlake? Find lakeside hotels, campgrounds just steps from the beach, private vacation cabins or even a resort complete with mineral pool or casino! No matter where you stay, the lake will not be far away.

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On your next trip up to the beaches of the Interlake, make a few stops along the way at these giant Interlake gems!