Note: Only places administered by Parks Canada are offering free admission in 2017. Entry fees apply to sites managed by third parties.

5 days: Riding Mountain National Park

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Day 1

Family having dinner in front of an oTENTik. Riding Mountain National Park

Arrive at Wasagaming campground. Unpack your suitcase. Settle into your oTENTik. Family camping has never been so easy!

After supper, enjoy family time by the campfire. Roast marshmallows. Gaze at the stars. Relax.

Day 2

Family having fun at the beach Riding Mountain National Park

After breakfast, hop on your bikes and explore the trails. Which one is going to be your favourite?

Head to the beach after lunch. Don’t forget to bring sand pails! Build the highest sandcastle!

After supper, join park staff for a Campfire program, take a sunset cruise on Clear Lake.

Day 3

Kids on a board on the water. Riding Mountain National Park

Rent a paddle boat and explore Clear Lake as a family.

Have the kids join in on the interpretive action station. It’s FREE.

Enjoy an ice cream and take in the entertainment of a local busker.

Hop in your car for a wildlife safari drive in the early evening. What might you see? A white-tailed deer, a black bear, a moose or a bald eagle?

Day 4

People inside the visitor center. Riding Mountain National Park

Meander through the rustic and historic town site. Browse through the quaint shops and eat at a local restaurant. The kids will love playing on the swings and slides at the playground.

Stop in at the Park Visitor Centre and sign-up the kids for the hour-long Li’l Critter Camp.

Take in a game of mini-golf or lawn bowling before taking a short drive to the “must-see” wishing well.

Day 5

A person takes a picture of a bison. Riding Mountain National Park

 

Before you head home, take a detour out to the bison enclosure, just north of Wasagaming. Approximately 30 bison can be found in the enclosure.

Perhaps you will get lucky and see some young calves playing, or bulls sparring. On your way out, stop by Lake Audy and relax with a picnic by the lake.

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