Get out into nature. Eastern Manitoba has many natural interesting treasures, but we narrowed it down to 5 Natural Points of Interest to Discover in Eastern Manitoba. Enjoy a day of hiking, bird watching, or even surfing.
Manitoba’s Tall Grass Prairie Preserve
Manitoba’s Tall Grass Prairie Preserve might be one of the most beautiful locations in Manitoba. This spot is home to many different animals and plants – you might even find a rare plant species or two. They have year-round hiking and offer an interpretive trail to give visitors a chance to explore the Preserve. Make sure to stop by on August 11th for Prairie Day for exciting activities and demonstrations that are fun for all ages. This is definitely an enchanting Preserve that you can’t miss!
Beausejour Daylily Gardens
Ran by 70 volunteers, the Beausejour Daylily Gardens is a breathtaking site. These hard-working green thumbs grow 600 daylily cultivars, thousands of iris, peonies, lilies, and many ornamental shrubs and trees. They even have Dwarf Sour Cherry trees growing yearly – if you stop by in July you could even buy cherries by the container!
Lily Pond is definitely a site to see! With its white and yellow species of water lilies and high rock cliffs created by glaciers 3.75 billion years ago, it is truly a must see location!
When it’s a hot day, have you ever had the urge to take a dip in the water . . . and maybe go surfing? You can fulfill that urge right here in Eastern Manitoba! Head over to Sturgeon Falls located in Whiteshell Provincial Park and bring a surfboard. It’s deep and warm water makes it the perfect spot to take the day for a little R and R and a totally rad time!
Most auroras occur in a band known as the Auroral Zone, which is typically 3° to 6° wide in latitude and between 10° and 20° from – okay, we won’t bore you with the science behind northern lights, but we will tell you where you can enjoy the experience of seeing them in Eastern Manitoba. There are actually multiple places you can go to look up into the night sky watch as the sky luminous with color.
- Sandilands Provincial Forest
- Northwest Angle Provincial Forest
- Agassiz Provincial Forest
- Nopiming Provincial Park