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Whirlpool Lake, Campground Open in Riding Mountain National Park

Whirlpool Lake, Campground Open in Riding Mountain National Park

Whirlpool Lake
Whirlpool Lake (CANADIANGEOGRAPHIC.CA)

Whirlpool Lake and campground in Riding Mountain National Park have opened to the public for the season.

Parks Canada says there is no evidence of zebra mussels in the water after a year of diligent monitoring for the species.

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Snow Carvers Sculpt At-Risk Species in Riding Mountain National Park

Snow Carvers Sculpt At-Risk Species in Riding Mountain National Park

Snow Sculpture - Riding Mountain National Park
“There’s Snowplace like Home” is a snow sculpture exhibit highlighting at-risk species within Riding Mountain National Park. (PARKS CANADA)
Snow Sculpture - Riding Mountain National Park
(PARKS CANADA)

Science meets art and snow in a new wintry display within Riding Mountain National Park.

“There’s Snowplace like Home” is a collection of larger-than-life snow sculptures in the Wasagaming townsite highlighting selected species at risk within the park.

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Connected with Nature in Riding Mountain National Park

Connected with Nature in Riding Mountain National Park

Clear Lake
The shores of Clear Lake on the main beach in Riding Mountain National Park. (CHRISD.CA FILE)
Clear Lake
Sharing scenes like this, from the marina in Clear Lake, has never been easier with TELUS. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG, Man. — There’s something special about Riding Mountain National Park in the fall. Everything from the fallen leaves and light chill in the air, to the peacefulness of the Wasagaming townsite as businesses and cottages close up for the season.

A trip down Highway 10 to Clear Lake is often met with bouts of spotty cell phone reception in anticipation of sharing such lake-side moments with friends and family.

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Ottawa Investing $5.9M in Upgrades to Riding Mountain National Park

Ottawa Investing $5.9M in Upgrades to Riding Mountain National Park

Clear Lake Visitor Centre
The Riding Mountain National Park visitor centre in Wasagaming, Manitoba will be overhauled. (DISCOVERCLEARLAKE.COM)

The federal government is spending $5.9 million on upgrades throughout Riding Mountain National Park, including an overhaul of the visitor centre.

The visitor centre in the heart of Wasagaming, Manitoba will be completely renewed with new exhibits, improvements to the layout of the visitor reception area, and will have its park gift shop moved into the main lobby area. The multi-purpose theatre will see new technologies installed to accommodate live performances, interpretive programs and small group bookings.

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Mandatory Boat Inspections Continuing in Riding Mountain National Park

Mandatory Boat Inspections Continuing in Riding Mountain National Park

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A boat washing station in Clear Lake (PARKS CANADA)

Free watercraft inspections are continuing this season at Riding Mountain National Park as Parks Canada works to keep aquatic invasive species, like zebra mussels, out of park waters.

RMNP is reminding visitors that all motorized and non-motorized watercraft entering park waters are required to undergo an inspection.

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