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Nature Manitoba Outings

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. Note that a trip's difficulty is rated 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.


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Winnipeg Christmas Bird Count

December 17, 2017
Bird Outings / NOVICE

This is a great opportunity to see some wintering birds in the city. Join tens of thousands of other birders across North America in this event and help contribute to our knowledge of winter bird distribution.

A potluck dinner and compiling session will be held afterwards.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Rudolf Koes at 204-661-0763 for details or to register. More information at a later date.

Morden Christmas Bird Count

January 2, 2018
Bird Outings / NOVICE

This is a great opportunity to see some wintering birds in and around Morden and Winkler. Join tens of thousands of other birders across North America in this event and help contribute to our knowledge of winter bird distribution.

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Abe Friesen abeexing@gmail.com or text 204-362-4856 for details or to register.

Ski or Snowshoe at FortWhyte Alive

January 3, 2018
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Ski trails are flat and loop around so this event is suitable for those who want a more leisurely ski. Admission is $8 for 65 yrs and under or $7 for 65 and older, CAA members can buy one admission, get one free, or you can hike, cycle or snowshoe into FortWhyte and admission is free. We will meet at 10:00 am and ski and/or snowshoe for 2 hrs then have lunch.

Contact / Registration: 

To register contact Judy Reaburn 204-269-7587 or jdreaburn2@gmail.com

South St Vital Hike

January 6, 2018
General Trips / NOVICE

From Southglen Shopping Centre walk the South St. Vital and the picturesque Henteleff Park Trails.   Coffee stop afterwards.  About 8-9 KM

Contact / Registration: 

T o register email David Spector at davidspector@shaw.ca

Ski Bittersweet trails near Treherne

January 10, 2018
Grey Hares / ADVANCED

Enjoy 20 km of classic and 14 km of skate ski trails of varying difficulty, from easy to difficult. Easier trails are toward the east side, more difficult trails and hills to the west side, central warming hut plus a new clubhouse at the trail head. 

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.

Ski the well groomed trails at Birds Hill Provincial Park

January 17, 2018
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Meet at Birds Hill in the stables warming shelter at 10:00 am. Lunch will be back in the stables shelter or restaurant if preferred. 

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Brian Wagg to register bwaggwpg@gmail.com  or 204 663 8333.  Note: Advise Brian if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Ski the rolling, forested, sheltered trails of Grand Beach

January 31, 2018
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

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 Cheryl Chesney 204-477-5946 or cherger@mts.net.  Note: Advise Cheryl if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Ski the Shannondale Ski trails

March 7, 2018
Grey Hares / INTERMEDIATE

Ski the Shannondale Ski trails west of Morden (with 20 kms, hills, warming huts).

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Ron Wonneck 204-799-9611 or wonneckr@mymts.net. Note: Advise Ron if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.

Mystery Hike or Cycle

April 25, 2018
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Details to follow in the Spring.  

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Charles Begley 204-233-8395 or ccbegley@shaw.ca. Note: Advise Charles if you wish a more leisurely outing and every attempt will be made to accommodate this option.