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Welcome to Manitoba

Want to venture off the beaten path? Pay Manitoba a visit. Sandwiched between Saskatchewan and Ontario, this often-overlooked province calls on travelers who prefer uncrowded vistas and a packed menu of recreation choices. Watching polar bears frolic in the Arctic tundra, strolling historic neighborhoods, reeling in mammoth fish and exploring untamed wilderness are just a few of the one-of-a-kind adventures waiting for you.

Escape to one of North America’s Final Wilderness Frontiers

A pair of Adirondack chair on a dock overlooking a lake.

Appreciate Manitoba’s pristine nature and diverse landscapes in almost 100 parks. Camp or take a scenic drive in Riding Mountain National Park to catch a glimpse of bison, elk, black bears and more. An intricate trail system also means endless hiking, biking, birding and cross-country skiing. Conquer 100-foot tall sand dunes at Spruce Woods Provincial Park, journey to awe-inspiring waterfalls at Pisew Falls Provincial Park, or play in over 200 lakes and wetlands in Turtle Mountain Provincial Park. Skilled hikers can tackle the legendary Mantario Trail within Whiteshell Provincial Park, a trek encompassing lush forest and rugged cliffs. Want to take it easy? Go to Grand Beach Provincial Park to lounge on plush sand beaches.

A Fishing and Hunting Hotspot

Home to over 100,000 lakes and 30 species of fish, it’s obvious why anglers dream of casting their lines in Manitoba’s waters. From December to March, ice fishermen can catch gargantuan greenback walleyes in Lake Manitoba. Other popular walleye destinations include Red River, Tramping Lake, Cranberry Portage and Pine Falls. Trophy lake trout are aplenty as well, especially in Big Sand Lake, God’s Lake and Bolton Lake.

Two people in a canoe with fishing poles on a calm lake.