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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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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.

Hiking North of 50 38' 00'

April 7, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Beyond Gimli, Manitoba, we will explore a variety of areas for about 10-12 km., including the Camp Morton trails, Riverton Important Bird Area, Arborg town trails and whatever else reveals itself. Opportunities for birdwatching, farmer's markets and bakeries.

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Contact / Registration: 

Register after March 31st by emailing rkuzina@mymts.net

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.

Interlake Hiking Extravaganza

April 28, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

A full-day hike of ca.12 km. along trails in the Interlake region: Green Acres Park in Teulon, Norris Lake Provincial Park, Narcisse snake dens where the mating season may have begun, and Lundar Beach Provincial Park where we willi have a potluck BBQ.

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Contact / Registration: 

Register after April 21st by emailing rkuzina@mymts.net

Hike from Falcon Lake to West Hawk Lake

May 5, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

This is a 13 km. hike along the Trans Canada spur trail from the Falcon Lake townsite to West Hawk Lake. This excellent gravelled trail winds through various terrains: granite outcrops, steep and gradual hills, forests and wetlands.

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Contact / Registration: 

Register after April 29th by emailing rkuzina@mymts.net

Canoe to Robinson Lake

June 28, 2018 to July 1, 2018
General Trips / NOVICE

Join Jerry for a backcountry canoe and camping trip to Robinson Lake (at edge of Experimental lakes). Max of 6 paddlers. Involves one portage of about 400 m (downhill on a rough road and then upon return uphill of course). Paddling distance one way of about 3 km. Stay 3 nights at the campsite.  Explore the area, fish, . . . There a number of portages out of Robinson for exploring.

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2 week canoe trip to Woodland Caribou park

July 20, 2018 to August 3, 2018
Major Trips / ADVANCED

Join Jerry for a 2 week trip canoeing in Woodland Caribou park. Max of 6 paddlers.

It is a loop trip starting and ending at Johnson L (see map). Major lakes on route: Douglas, Page, Indian House, Prairie, Upper Gammon, Gammon, Roustol, Glenn, Optic, Telescope, Embryo, Upper Hatchet, Hatchet.

Should be about 4 layover days. SEE READ MORE for portage info.

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8 day Canoe Trip from Robinson to Ethelma

August 22, 2018 to August 29, 2018
Major Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Join Jerry for a canoe and camping trip at the edge of the ELA. Start at Robinson L and end at Ethelma L. (Involves a 2 km road walk back for drivers after driving cars to Ethelma landing.) Appreciate a marvelous pictograph site at a cliff cave on Dryberry. 3 to 4 lay over days likely. A total of 6 portages (7 if low water levels). SEE READ MORE for portage details.

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Riding Mountain cycling & camping trip

September 1, 2018 to September 3, 2018
General Trips / INTERMEDIATE

Join Jerry for a Riding Mountain backcountry cycling and camping trip to Kinnis Creek campsite (about 8 km one way). Enjoy Fall emerging in the park. A nice trail to cycle on. Stay 2 nights at the site.  Then cycle back to starting point at north end bison compound. Take nature pictures, explore, . . .  Email raven981@mts.net

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