Manitobans will be able to get outside and try their luck ice fishing at many of Manitoba’s world-class lakes and rivers during this year’s Winter Family Fishing Weekend, running from Saturday, Feb. 13, to Monday, Feb. 15.
Manitoba Conservation and Climate will again offer free entry to provincial parks throughout the month of February so Manitobans and visitors can take advantage of the many winter activities available in the parks.
In partnership with Trails Manitoba, the Manitoba government is investing $7 million to support the creation, maintenance and enhancement of active transportation trails across the province and within the city of Winnipeg.
Manitobans are encouraged to take advantage of free access to all provincial parks this weekend as part of the annual Canada’s Parks Day celebrations across the country.
Manitobans are able to enjoy free access to provincial parks this weekend and those wishing to fish may do so without acquiring a licence.
As Manitobans and visitors make their plans for the upcoming May long-weekend, the province is reminding those who are heading out to provincial parks, campgrounds, or their cottage to follow the advice of Manitoba’s chief public health officer and practise proper social distancing.
Reservations for Manitoba campgrounds open next week and staggered dates will be offered to make it easier for outdoor enthusiasts to book a site at their favourite campground.
The Manitoba government has announced that it is investing up to $500,000 to support the development of trails in provincial parks.
At the advice of Manitoba’s chief provincial public health officer, provincial parks will remain open at this time; however, public facilities located within the parks will be closed to ensure social distancing practices are enforced.