By Sarah Klein
Leave the provincial park pass at home this weekend — you won’t need it.
Manitoba is waiving the entry free at all provincial parks for the upcoming Labour Day long weekend, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced on Thursday.
“With the recent warm weather, visiting a provincial park is the perfect way to spend time with friends and family on the long weekend,” Mackintosh said. “This weekend, no park passes will be required for Manitoba families visiting our many beautiful parks or taking part in the interesting interpretive programs they offer.”
Park vehicle permits will not be required in provincial parks from Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2 to encourage families to get outdoors and discover the province’s natural and cultural resources before the summer ends, the province says.
Some campsites remain available for families wishing to stay overnight. Reservations can be made by visiting ManitobaParks.com.