Two people skating on the Red River Mutual Trail at The Forks.

Hiking & Skating

Top 10 Skating or Hiking Experiences in Manitoba!

In all seasons, wandering through the province’s many trails and parks is a favourite pastime for locals and visitors alike. Whether you prefer to hike over rolling hills, by a lakeshore or over the boardwalks of the marshland or skate on some of Manitoba's pristine lakes and rivers, there is an abundance of trails to choose from in Manitoba.

Hike along historical trails and see the beauty of the prairies along the way

From the sweeping views atop the escarpment of Riding Mountain National Park to the quiet wilds of a forest skating trail, there is no lack of options in Manitoba.

Manitoba's hiking and skating trails are found on Treaty 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 Territory and in communities who are signatories to Treaties 6 and 10. Manitoba encompasses the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Anish-Ininiwak, Dakota, Dene, Ininiwak and Nehethowuk and the homeland of the Métis.
Two people hiking through a field at sunset.

Top 10 Hiking & Skating Experiences

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Trails around the province take on a different look during the winter. Enjoy the changes that comes with a covering of fluffy white snow.

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In every region of the province you can find hills that offer downhill skiing, snowboarding, and a few fun extras for non-skiers.

For those looking to work on their moves rather than speed, choose a destination with a terrain park or half pipe. Rentals and lessons make it easy to try downhill skiing or snowboarding, and many destinations offer accommodation options either on site or next-door.


There are over 100 cross-country ski trails in Manitoba, many groomed by volunteers who just love the sport. And who can blame them? Manitoba’s landscape sparkles in the winter thanks to a flattering blanket of white snow just waiting for skiers, beginner and expert alike.

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Eastern Manitoba

Pinawa

The Whiteshell Cross Country Ski Club grooms and maintains many of the ski trails in the Eastern region of the province.

Eastern Manitoba

Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes

In almost every region of the province you can find hills that offer downhill skiing, snowboarding, and a few fun extras for non-skiers. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of a downhill ski day in Manitoba.

Central Manitoba

Stony Mountan Ski Area

Stony is noted for great snow conditions & offers 6 downhill runs, terrain park, bunny hill, rental shop & lessons for every age and ability of skier or snowboarder!

Central Manitoba

SAYZOONS

Métis entrepreneurs who want to share their hospitality and love of being outdoors with those who seek experiential learning. BIPOC and 2SLGBTQ*+ inclusive.

Plan Your Manitoba Hiking or Skating Getaway

Once you've chosen your hiking or skating destination, start planning where to stay and discover dining options in the area!

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Eastern Manitoba

Central Manitoba

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Provincial Parks

Asessippi Provincial Park

Dauphin District Office
Box 10, 27 - 2nd Ave SW
Dauphin, MB R7N 3E5

Hiking & Trails

Assiniboine Forest

Between Chalfont Avenue and Shaftesbury Boulevard
Winnipeg, MB .

Provincial Parks

Atikaki Provincial Wilderness Park

Sustainable Development, Lac du Bonnet District Office
Box 850
Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba R0E 1A0

Provincial Parks

Beaudry Provincial Park

Winnipeg District Office
Box 30, 200 Saulteaux Crescent
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3W3

Provincial Parks

Birch Point Campground

Steinbach District Office
Unit B - 284 Reimer Ave
Steinbach, Manitoba R5G 0R5

Provincial Campgrounds

Birds Hill Provincial Park

BOX 183 RR#2, Hwy 206 north on Garvin Road, Driveway Marker # 68
Dugald, MB R0E 0K0

Provincial Parks

Burge Lake Provincial Park

Thompson District Office, Box 28, 59 Elizabeth Rd
Thompson, Manitoba R8N 1X4

Provincial Campgrounds

Camp Morton Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Winnpeg Beach District Office
Box 388
WInnipeg Beach, MB R0C 3G0

Hiking & Trails

Canupawakpa Nature Trail

1 Mile East of Reston on PTH #2, Approximately 1 Mile North
Reston, MB .

Provincial Parks

Clearwater Lake Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, The Pas District Office
3rd Street and Ross Avenue
The Pas, MB R9A 1M4

Hiking & Trails

Crow Wing Trail

191 km Trail connecting Emerson to Winnipeg
Emerson, MB .

Provincial Parks

Duck Mountain Provincial Park

Swan River District Office, Sustainable Development
Box 640
Swan River, MB R0L 1Z0

Provincial Parks

Grand Beach Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Grand Beach District Office
Box 220
Grand Beach, MB R0E 0T0

Provincial Parks

Grass River Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Flin Flon Distrist Office
203 - 143 Main Street
Flin Flon, MB R8A 1K2

Hiking & Trails

The Harte Trail

5006 Roblin Blvd, Shaftsbury Blvd & Wilkes Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3R2P9

Provincial Parks

Hecla Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Riverton District Office
Box 70
Riverton, MB R0C 2R0

Provincial Parks

Lundar Beach Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Winnipeg District Office
Box 30, 200 Saulteaux Crescent
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3W3

Hiking & Trails

Malaher Trail

West on PR 445 From Melita, Turn north at Road 158W
First driveway on the east side 158W
Melita, MB .

Provincial Parks

Manipogo Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Dauphin District Office
Box 10, 27 - 2nd Ave SW
Dauphin, MB R7N 3E5

Provincial Parks

Nopiming Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Lac du Bonnet District Office
Box 850
Lac du Bonnet, MB R0E 1A0

Hiking & Trails

Oroseau - Rapids Park

13079 Road 14 East, N 49.20003 W 96.91447
Emerson/Franklin Municipality, MB R0A 1T0

Provincial Parks

Paint Lake Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Thompson District Office
Box 28, 59 Elizabeth Rd
Thompson, MB R8N 1X4

Provincial Parks

Pembina Valley Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Winnipeg District Office
Box 20, 200 Saulteaux Crescent
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3W3

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Pine Point Rapids

Sustainable Development, Seven Sisters District Office
Box 9
Seven Sisters, MB R0E 1Y0

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Pisew Falls-Kwasitchewan Falls

Sustainable Development, Thompson District Office
Box 28, 59 Elizabeth Rd
Thompson, MB R8N 1X4

Provincial Parks

Rainbow Beach Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Dauphin District Office
Box 10, 27 - 2nd Ave SW
Dauphin, MB R7N 3E5

Be Safe In Manitoba

To ensure the safety of visitors and residents in Manitoba, operators comply with all health regulations and have put a number of procedures in place.

Please note:

  • It is required that all guests and staff be fully immunized with a Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination for at least two weeks prior to their scheduled departure.
  • All guests must carry physical proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination on their person for the duration of their trip, as they may be required to present it on check-in at various stages of their trip. Acceptable proof of vaccination includes physical, printed or electronic vaccination records and/or cards. It is highly recommended that guests carry a physical copy of their COVID-19 vaccination record. If the guest cannot provide proof, they may be denied participation and/or boarding.
  • Wear Your Mask: Where sufficient physical distancing may not be possible, it will be mandatory for guests to wear a mask for certain portions of the trip, including but not limited to at airports and train stations, in-transit and on excursions. It is the guest’s responsibility to provide their own mask for the duration of the trip.
  • Operators have implemented enhanced cleaning of vehicles and accommodations, and provide access to hand sanitizer and handwashing stations. Please refer to each individual business for a complete list of their COVID-19 policies.
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