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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. Before registering for a trip please review the safety requirements and the difficulty rating using the following Trip Rating Guidelines. Activities will also follow the Nature Manitoba Dog Policy.

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

Note: Nature Manitoba follows all provincial health orders and masks are recommended but optional at indoor activities. Please review trip descriptions carefully or contact the trip leader individually to confirm their requirements. 

Nature Manitoba Outings

Hike the Lakeside Trails on Hecla Island Provincial Park

July 27, 2024
General Trips / NOVICE

Location / Time:  Meet in McDonald’s at Leila & McPhillips for a 9:15 AM departure.

Description:  Walk the interpretive trail through Hecla Village.  Hike the scenic lakeside trails to a lighthouse and lookouts.

Total Distance:  About 8 KM

Bring:  Lunch, snacks and sufficient water.  After the hike enjoy dinner at the Lakeview Hecla Resort.

Contact / Registration: 

David Spector – Register at davidspector@shaw.ca

Elk Island hike

July 31, 2024
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Location / Time: Meet at the 59er (on highway 59, just south of Birds Hill Park) at 8:45 AM for carpooling. Depart at 9:00. Drive north on highway 59. Watch for the drop in the speed limit to 70 km/hr at Albert Beach. 59 makes a left turn into Victoria Beach, but don’t turn. Continue north and you will be on highway 504. Arrive at the dead end of highway 504 at 10:00.

Contact / Registration: 

Angela Kemp -- register at ahkemp@yahoo.com

Tuesday Breakfast

Repeats every month on the second Tuesday 2 times.
August 13, 2024
September 10, 2024
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Date: The second Tuesday of every month at 9.00 AM
Location: Smitty’s Family Restaurant, 580 Pembina Hwy (near Grant Ave)
Registration deadline: The preceding Sunday at 6:00 PM. Charles needs to know who will be attending.
Bring: Your name tag.

Contact / Registration: 

Charles Begley -- register at ccbegley@shaw.ca

Tuesday Breakfast

August 13, 2024
September 10, 2024
Grey Hares / NOVICE

Date: The second Tuesday of every month at 9.00 AM
Location: Smitty’s Family Restaurant, 580 Pembina Hwy (near Grant Ave)
Registration deadline: The preceding Sunday at 6:00 PM. Charles needs to know who will be attending.
Bring: Your name tag.

Contact / Registration: 

Charles Begley -- register at ccbegley@shaw.ca