Get Your Fill of Summer Before the Season Ends

Get Your Fill of Summer Before the Season Ends

September is almost here, but never fear! There’s still plenty of time to enjoy those hot-weather activities! Get your fill of summer before the leaves start changing and the air gets crisp and cool.

Paddle Tulabi Falls (Nopiming Provincial Park)

In the Anishinaabe language, Nopiming means ‘Entrance to the Wilderness,’ and that’s exactly what you’ll find here. Enjoy Tulabi Falls‘ view while fishing, exploring the crystal-clear lakes in the area or paddling along one of two relaxing canoe routes.

 

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Feel the Power of Sacred Land Beneath You at Bannock Point Petroforms

This authentic Indigenous experience will touch upon all your senses as you walk, listen, smell and participate first-hand in a taste of Anishinaabe cultural traditions, teachings and stories. You will view Petroforms, ancient stone forms that have deep meaning and healing power to those who know how to read and work with them.

*Please Note: Bannock Point Petroforms is a sacred site and remains in use to this day. Please be respectful and mindful not to step on, move, or knock over a petroform. You may see offerings or gifts on the site, such as tobacco or cloth, so do not disturb these offerings and gifts.*

 

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Cool off at Hoopla Island (Pinawa)

Hoopla Island is a giant floating water park attraction with jumps, slides, climbing walls, swings, trampolines and more that promises a splashtastic good time while unleashing your inner child! Don’t worry about being graceful or even staying on these floatable structures because half the fun is slipping and falling, splashing and dunking, and just, in general, getting wet and having a great time.

 

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Visit Manitoba’s Oldest Swinging Cable Bridge Senkiw Suspension Bridge (Senkiw)

Travel along the Crow Wing Trail to Manitoba’s oldest swinging cable bridge! Swing on just off of Highway #59 near Senkiw to find this little piece of historic treasure and also enjoy a great stroll through one section of the Crow Wing Trail.

 

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Search for Rare Birds & Insect Eating Plants at the Brokenhead Wetland Interpretive Trail (Brokenhead)

As you go along the trail, listen to the birds and smell the cedar. Watch for rare plants such as wild orchids, insect-eating plants and mushrooms. This wetland is a sacred area used by the local Ojibway for over 300 years to sustain them and sacred ceremonies. Therefore, the trail’s theme was designed to highlight the significance of the historical and cultural connection between the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation (BON) and the Brokenhead Wetland.

Harvest Hazelnuts, Berries &  Lobster Mushrooms Along the Trails of Sunrise Corner

At various times during the spring and summer growing season, you can find many berries, mushrooms and plants for your enjoyment along the trails of Sunrise Corner. If you’re interested in learning more about foraging, consider taking a Prairie Shore Botanicals workshop.

Enjoy Pelican Watching at Whitemouth Falls (Seven Sisters Falls)

Whitemouth Falls Provincial Park is a provincial park located where the Whitemouth River joins the Winnipeg River. It’s also a great location to enjoy pelican watching!

 

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