Friends of RMNP

‘Friends’ offer programs and activities for small groups and school classes. They offer a variety of activities and clinics exploring a broad range of topics spanning from GPS and Geocaching, to birding and tree identification, to ski waxing. The Friends Learning Centre located at 154 Columbine in Wasagaming is a daily hub for skiers and snowshoers where they can get trail condition information, rent or purchase snowshoes, and purchase ski waxing supplies. Their ski waxing station provides equipment for skiers to use, while volunteers with Friends of RMNP are responsible for grooming the Wasagaming townsite trails.

McCreary Outdoor Club

Cross-country ski equipment and snowshoes are available for rent. Call 204 835-2529 or email to arrange for pick-up of equipment or join them at the McCreary Golf and Country Club on Saturday mornings.
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Elkhorn Riding Adventures

“ERA” is a state of the art horse facility located on the Elkhorn Resort property. The facility features a heated stable providing premier accommodations for horses. An indoor arena ensures a variety of events and activities can take place all year long. During the winter Sleigh rides are available for booking for families or corporate retreats. The sleighs accommodate groups of 15 and are the perfect way to grab the essence of ‘dashing through the snow’. Enjoy the soft jingle of the bells, the snow covered trees and the deer in the distance….the holiday spirit is all winter long in Riding Mountain.

Solstice Spa and Equinox Mineral Pool

Solstice Spa and Equinox Mineral Pool offers a wide range of treatments including massage therapy, reflexology, hydrotherapy, facials, hand and foot care, and alternative healing treatments. The Equinox Mineral Pool and hot tub contain therapeutic, all natural ingredients designed to help regenerate the skin and provide gentle relief for sore muscles and joints.

The Parkland Snowshoeing Club

The Parkland Showshoeing Club is led by local outdoor enthusiasts who host snowshoe hikes open to the public at locations from the Duck Mountains to RMNP all winter long. New this year, the Manitoba Snowshoe Run (the wee sister of the Manitoba MudRun) will be held at Sel Ukraina on Louis Riel Day. There will be both a competitive heat and fun run, 10km & 5km respectively.

Self Guided Activities

For those who like to strike out on their own, there are kilometres of groomed ski
trails in the area, as well as lots of snowshoeing and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Ski and snowshoe rentals are available from the Elkhorn Resort. Inquire at the Front Desk. Snowshoes are also available for rent and for sale at the Friends of Riding Mountain National Park Learning Centre in Wasagaming.

Guided excursions are available from Earth Rhythms and Tourism Dauphin. Please book in advance.