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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.


Ski the Shannondale Ski trails

March 7, 2018

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

Contact / Registration: 

Contact Ron Wonneck 204-799-9611 or 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

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 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

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

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

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

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