Beaches & Boating
Lake life is the best life in Manitoba

Beaches & Boating

Embrace lake life in Manitoba.

When summer hits, Manitobans head to the lake – any lake! Enter cottage country and spend time on the water swimming, boating and paddling. Manitoba lake life is life.

Savour sunny days on the water

From meteor-formed and glacial-fed lakes to the expansive shores of Lake Winnipeg and Lake Manitoba – there are thousands of lakes to discover in Manitoba.

Swim beneath wide open skies and dig your toes into the soft sand of Grand Beach Provincial Park, or explore the other side of Lake Winnipeg at the beachy towns of Gimli and Winnipeg Beach. One of the best ways to explore unknown waters is to embark on a boat tour with an experienced guide.

Always be water safe, know your swimming abilities and wear a personal flotation device when paddling or boating.

A Day at the Beach

Gimli is a favourite day trip for Winnipeggers - only an hour north of the city - visitors come for its beaches in summer and ice fishing in winter. But along the way, they are touched by a little elfin magic, as Gimli’s Nordic roots take hold.

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The summer town of West Hawk is known for its amazing trails, crystal-clear waters (formed by a meteor!) and its high energy, lake-life vibes.

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Provincial Parks

Asessippi Provincial Park

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

Provincial Parks

Bakers Narrows Provincial Park

Flin Flon District Office
203-143 Main Street
Flin Flon, Manitoba R8A 1K2

Provincial Campgrounds

Birds Hill Provincial Park

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

Beaches & Boating

Caddy Lake

Sustainable Development, Falcon Lake District Office
Box 40
Falcon Lake, Manitoba R0E 0N0

Provincial Parks

Clearwater Lake Provincial Park

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

Provincial Parks

Grand Beach Provincial Park

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

Provincial Parks

Hecla Provincial Park

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

Provincial Parks

Hnausa Beach Provincial Park

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

Provincial Parks

St. Ambroise Beach Provincial Park

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

Provincial Parks

St. Malo Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Steinbach District Office
Unit B - 284 Reimer Ave
Steinbach, MB R5G 0R5

Provincial Parks

Turtle Mountain Provincial Park

Sustainable Development, Boissevain District Office
Box 820
Boissevain, MB R0E 0K0

Provincial Parks

Whiteshell Provincial Park

Leaving Winnipeg, take Hwy 1, 126 km/78.3 mi. east to Falcon Lake and West Hawk Lake.
Whiteshell, MB .

Provincial Parks

Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park

north on PTH 8 for 45 km/28 mi., turn right at PR 229 drive 5 km/3.1 mi
Winnipeg Beach, MB .