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.
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.
Repair work on a section of Highway 10 has traffic reduced to one lane through Riding Mountain National Park.
Visitors travelling through the park are asked to be prepared for single lane alternating traffic, possible delays, speed reductions to 40 km/hour, and traffic control personnel between kilometre markers 46 to 50. Road repairs are taking place at KM 48.