Did you know?

In Virden is the Pioneer Home Museum, also known as the "Victorian Home on the Prairies", it contains historic artifacts from the area.

 

Swimming (Beaches)

Swimming (Beaches)

Strathcona Park (Belmont)

Situated in southern Manitoba on beautiful Pelican Lake.

Directions:
Two miles west of Belmont on PTH 23 and six miles south.

Phone:
204-537-2583

Phone:
204-537-2241

Fax:
204-537-2364


Birtle Riverside Park (Birtle)

Something for everyone – at the west end of town. Summer days on the sloping sandy beach, cooling off in the chlorinated swimming area supervised by qualified lifeguards, playing tennis or golf or hiking the trails or kayaking the river – all available in the park. With mature trees, picnic area, electrical campsites, playgrounds and open spaces, barbecue pits, washrooms, showers, and free firewood, rental cabins and tent sites – it accommodates all of your needs.

Phone:
1-800-417-1022

Phone:
204-842-3602


Lake Metigoshe (Deloraine)

There are public beaches, restaurants, play areas, groceries and vendors. Contact the RM of Winchester.

Latitude:
N 49° 00.048

Longitude:
W 100° 21.276

Directions:
Located east on Hwy #3 to PTH 450, then proceed south to Lake Metigoshe.

Phone:
204-747-2572


Kerry Park (Killarney)

Boasts 100 plus sites and has a large playground for the kids.  Close to dock and tennis courts. Manager on site.

Directions:
Located on north shore of Killarney Lake.

Hours:
Open May to September.

Phone:
204-523-6000


Hooper's Lake (Miniota)

A well kept secret - located North of Miniota and South of Beulah, Hooper’s Lake is a beautiful place to relax on the beach or have a splashing good time with family and friends. Visit the website for more information and event calendar.


Minnedosa Lake (Minnedosa)

Site of the 1999 Pan-Am Games rowing, canoeing, and kayaking events, Minnedosa Lake has a beautiful sand beach, picnic areas, play structures, baseball diamonds and a soccer field. Our lakeside campground has 150 campsites, 15 and 30 amp service and playground. Located on PTH 262 on the northeast edge of town, we offer a great place to “get away from it all”. Call for reservations or visit our website for information and rates.

Phone:
204-867-3450

Toll Free:
1-888-867-3450

Fax:
204-867-5021


Pelican Lake (Ninette)

The largest navigable body of water in Southwest Manitoba at approximately 22 km (14 miles) long by 2.5 km (1 ½ miles) wide. In addition to swimming and boating, Pelican Lake is popular for great bird watching and year-round fishing for Northern pike (Jack), walleye (pickerel) and perch.

Terry Fox Memorial Park (Ninette)

Offers a lakeside picinic area and a public beach, as well as a launch area for small boats and canoes.

Oak Lake (Oak Lake)

A beautiful open lake with a beach that is a great place for water skiing, sea-dooing, boating, sailing and fishing.

Directions:
Approximately 15km from the community of Oak Lake.


Rivers Provincial Park (Rivers)

Made up of 38 hectares of mixed grass prairie, this park is situated by Lake Wahtopanah. The lake, a reservoir that was created by damming the Little Saskatchewan River, was named after a native word watopapinah meaning “canoe people”. The community of Rivers was named after Sir Charles River Wilson, Chairman of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Board of Directors.

The park is home to a popular beach and provides ample fishing for pike, walleye and perch.

Phone:
1-800-214-6497

Toll Free:
1-888-482-2267


Lakeview Park (Shoal Lake)

Beautiful serviced and unserviced campsites are located along the lake in the southwest corner of town complete with playground and marina. Landscaped walking paths include a trail to the golf course and the aerated lake has fish ready to catch all year. Phone for campground reservations.

Phone:
204-759-2629

Toll Free:
1-888-667-5253

Fax:
204-759-2740


Marshall Chambers Park (Shoal Lake)

Additional serviced and unserviced campsites are located at the scenic south end of Shoal Lake, four miles south of town and one mile west, in the cottage district. There is a playground and a boat launch. Phone for campground reservations.

Phone:
204-759-2565

Fax:
204-759-2740


Spruce Woods Provincial Park (Spruce Woods Provincial Park) Manitoba Star Attraction

A unique desert-like environment in Manitoba where wildlife species such as western plains hognose snake and northern prairie skink can be found. Interpretive and hiking trails lead across rolling hills, mixedgrass prairie, through white spruce and deciduous forest, and to the eerie springfed ponds of the Devil’s Punchbowl.

The park features camping facilities, unsupervised beach, many kilometers of hiking, cycling, horseback riding trails, interpretive programs and special events throughout the summer. For winter enthusiasts, the park has an extensive system of crosscountry ski and snowmobile trails, as well as an outdoor skating oval, rink and toboggan hill. For more information, contact the Services Centre.

Phone:
204-827-8850 (summer)

Phone:
204-834-8800 (off-season)


Salt Lake/Thomas Lake (Strathclair)

Camping, swimming and water skiing can be enjoyed at Carlton Beach, Salt Lake in the southend of the municipality. Sport fishing is available at Thomas Lake and many smaller fishing lakes towards the northend of the municipality to round out your summer recreation.

Phone:
204-365-2196