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. 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.

Outdoor ActivitiesWe are always in need of more volunteers to lead outdoor trips, please fill out our online trip submission form, email triplist@naturemanitoba.ca, or contact our office if you are interested. After trips, trip leaders must complete and submit a Trip Leader Package (pdf).

Updates to the trip listings are available via e-mail. To receive these updates or to submit information for the list, please send an email to triplist@naturemanitoba.ca.

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

You can also view these trips in calendar view.

Wed, October 22nd -- Grey Hares

Conatct Marilyn Hearn at 204-895-4659. [Trip Rating: 2.0]
Nature Manitoba Upcoming Trip

Sun, October 26th -- General Trips

Hike around southern Manitoba before the roast and chicken dinner at St. Pierre-Jolys. Price is $13 per adult. 
Contact Rose at rkuzina@mymts.net. [Trip Rating: 2-3]

Fri, October 24th - Mon, October 27th -- General Trips

There are many fun activities planned:  The cabin will be leveled.  About two gallons of staining is required.  The stove pipes need cleaning.  Washrooms must be prepared for winter.  Food stock will be eaten or put away.  The cabin roof will be inspected and measured.  The sauna should also be inspected and measured.  Portages will be cleared for skiing.  And everyone’s favorite, firewood must be cut, hauled and split.  Of course, as always, a detailed inventory of fall colors will be noted.Please reply if you can join us for this work party.  
Register with Peter Van der Mear, email pdervee@gmail.com [Trip Rating: 3.0]

Wed, October 29th -- Grey Hares

Contact Ted Harvey at 204-889-5725. [Trip Rating: 2.0]

Sat, November 1st -- Bird Outings

Late Fall is a good time to look for lingering waterfowl, raptors and gulls along the beaches of S.E. Lake Winnipeg.  Winter passerines, such as Snow Buntings and Redpolls, should also be present.
Contact Rudolf Koes at 204-661-0763 for information or to register. [Trip Rating: 1.0]
Nature Manitoba Upcoming Trip

Sun, November 2nd -- General Trips

Join Les for a hike in North Beaudry Park to be followed by the Headingley United Church Fall Dinner at 4:00 pm. Pre purchase of tickets are a requirement. Seats will be reserved upon receipt of your $15 being recieved by Les.

Contact Les McCann at 204-895-8108 or lmccann2001@yahoo.com. [Trip Rating: 1.0]

Sat, November 8th -- General Trips

Gather at Roger's house, 782 Tache, at 5 pm for a Potluck and BBQ. 

Contact Roger Sutherland at 204-451-1219 or N/A. [Trip Rating: 1.0]

Sat, November 22nd - Sun, November 23rd -- General Trips

Early winter camping outing to Riding Mountain National Park. Camp at Whirlpool Lake and hike the Bald Hill trail.  

Contact Les McCann at 204-895-8108 or lmccann2001@yahoo.com. [Trip Rating: 4.0]

Sat, December 6th -- Bird Outings

This is your chance to get a start on your winter list.  We hope to see lingering waterfowl,  such as Long-tailed Duck and Harlequin Duck, or rare gulls.
Call Peter Taylor at 1-204-753-2977 for details or to register. [Trip Rating: 1.0]

Sun, December 14th -- Bird Outings

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 Rudolf Koes at  204-661-0763 for details or to register. [Trip Rating: 1.0]