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Outdoor Activities

Nature Manitoba conducts a variety of outdoor activities throughout the year. Our activities include canoeing, hiking, cycling, snowshoeing, camping, cross-country skiing, and other outdoor recreational pursuits. All Outdoor Activities are free for members, with the exception of any cabin/park fees if applicable, and the Grey Hares group is listed separately. Non-members may attend a trip or two at no cost, in order explore the option of membership. Before registering for a trip please review the safety requirements and the difficulty rating using the following Trip Rating Guidelines.

If you are a member, please contact the trip leader directly with any questions, as listed below, otherwise please contact our office.

Nature Manitoba Outings

Southdale and St Vital Hike

January 26, 2020
General Trips / NOVICE

Meet at 10 am at Red River Coop Parking lot on Fermor Ave in Southdale close to the Fermor Ave of parking lot . We will hike for about 2 hours in area across from Seine River . Parking area chosen because it has room and we will start there , Dress and wear shoes for weather.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

To register please email alainlouer@hotmail.com or call 204-235-1790

Mantario Cabin Ski Trip

February 1, 2020 to February 2, 2020
Major Trips / ADVANCED

TRIP IS NOW FULL - This 2 day trip to Mantario cabin by cross country ski covers roughly 20 kilometres each way in the non-motorized backcountry zone of Whiteshell Provincial Park. Participants must have all necessary equipment, be capable of skiing the distance, and prepared for windy and cold winter conditions. The group skis out Saturday, overnights at the cabin, and returns Sunday.

Contact / Registration: 

Sorry this trip is now full!

Walk or Skate to the Forks from Riverview area

February 12, 2020
Grey Hares / NOVICE

From May Wady and Michael Farris’ house in the middle of Riverview, walk approximately .8 km to the warm-up shack located below the Canoe and Kayak Centre on Churchill Drive.  Walk to the Forks on the river trail (another 3 km).  Alternatively change into skates at the warm-up shack and skate on the river trail.  Several route options may be possible for both skaters and walkers.   Time skate o

Contact / Registration: 

Contact May Wady at kmwady@gmail.com or 204-284-4282 to register.

Snowshoeing in Lagimodiere-Gaboury park

February 19, 2020
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Two (2) outings to choose from: Option 2: Snowshoeing in Lagimodiere-Gaboury park, one block north of Provencher and Des Meurons, off Thibault. Explore the woods then tramp along the Red and Seine rivers. Estimate time 1.5 to 2 hours. Suggest bringing a small snack. Subway and Dairy Queen across from park. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Keith Sutton 204-669-7225 or threedogz@shaw.ca

Ski the rolling and forested trails of Grand Beach

March 4, 2020
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Ski the rolling and forested trails of Grand Beach. Ski some of the 35 kms of sheltered trails in the spruce and pine forest on a choice of several loops. Trails are groomed with double classic tracks and a skating trail between. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Angela Kemp 204-772-9009 or ahkemp@yahoo.com. Note: Advise Angela if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Hike in Birds Hill Park

March 25, 2020
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Hike in Birds Hill Park. Enjoy strolling through budding early spring scenery of Birds Hill Park. Walking on slippery ice covered paths may require use of foot traction devices ie: ice cleats to avoid falls.  If adequate snow lingers then snowshoes may be in order.

Contact / Registration: 

Register with Donna Kurt at canoeist@mymts.net by March 20.

Hiking around Dunnottar

March 29, 2020
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Wander down the walking trail, along the Lake Winnipeg western shoreline and through the back alleys of Matlock, Ponemah and Whytewold with historic interpretation on the designated Dunnottar historic sites and and the families who still vacation there (total 10-12 kms.). Registration opens March 23.

Trip Leader: 

Contact / Registration: 

rkuzina@mymts.net 

ACTIVATE….an active gaming experience

April 15, 2020
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

ACTIVATE….an active gaming experience, 3338 Portage Ave. (Westwood Mall). Participate in a physically and mentally challenging indoor gaming experience. You and your team become the players inside a video game. Cost is $25/person for 90 minutes of play – group discount may be available.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Connie Gamble at mswIZ87@gmail.com or 204-782-8686 for more info & to register.