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The Forks National Historic Site

401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada (Downtown Winnipeg)
204 983 6757
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Ranked #5 of 112 Attractions in Winnipeg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Traveler Description: Slip on your mittens, put on your skates and join in the fun on the longest naturally-frozen skating trail in the world! With an approximate length... more »
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access
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Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Another must-do in Winnipeg - interesting, but not hugely informative. Great area though, and market is worth a visit.

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Indio, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Were told to go in the brochures. Easy access and free 3 hr. parking. Visited on Labor Day and many of attractions closed for 4 days from Sept. 1. Saw many families turned away not believing closed. Site generally dirty, worn and in need of major overhaul. Tourism Winnipeg appear to be a sad lot based on our 4 day... More

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Richardson
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Every time I go to Winnipeg a make a point of going to The Forks. It is such a unique shopping experience and great people watching. The location along the river is fun in summer and winter. Lots to do and see, I highly recommend that you take advantage of it when you are in the city.

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Edmonton, Canada
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36 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Winnipeg really has done a nice job with this historic site, and I love going there every time I visit.

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Yuma, AZ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A different experience for exploring different foods and kitchy shops. Plan on at least half a day to wander and browse and be sure to stop for a fish and chips lunch! Yum! Walk off the aforesaid meal on the river-walk along the Assiniboine/Red River confluence. Parking is free but be prepared for crowded spaces and a sometimes long walk... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Be it shopping in the market, drinks on the patio, walks along the river or all of the above the Forks provides the right atmosphere for a good time every time.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Love the Forks. I go there every time I visit in Winnipeg. Lots to see , lots to do, and lots of different foods to try. A family oriented place.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Nice place where the two rivers meet. There are nice market place. The Salisbury, the over-the-bridge restaurant is good too.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It is so nice to see land in the center of the city used as public green space and retail and entertainment venue. It makes being downtown feel safe and populated. There always seems to be something happening there and alot of people during the day and night. I think this makes for a healthy downtown.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Lots to see and do in the market and with the new Human Rights Museum opening it is a place to not miss in Winnipeg!!

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