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Free Entry to Manitoba’s Parks This Weekend

July 19, 2013 7:45 AM | News

CampingLooking for something to do this weekend? And for free?

Entry to Manitoba’s provincial parks has been waived today until Sunday (July 19-21) to celebrate Canada’s Parks Day.

“Manitoba’s many beautiful parks provide an excellent opportunity to create wonderful memories of good times with family and friends in a natural setting,” said Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh. “We’re offering a variety of fun and educational events that will interest people of all ages.”

Planned events on Saturday include:

  • Campfire talk on the history of Birds Hill Park at 8:30 p.m.
  • Interpretive amphitheatre presentation at Grand Beach at 9:30 p.m.
  • Guided walk of Hecla Village at 3 p.m.
  • Interpretive guided tour of historic homes in the St. Norbert area at 1 p.m.
  • Parks Jeopardy and an interpretive amphitheatre presentation at Spruce Woods at 9 p.m.
  • Campfire talk on the history of the Whiteshell at the Alfred Hole sanctuary in Rennie at 8 p.m.

See more information on Canada’s Parks Day.


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