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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

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Address: 1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy 220 | Oak Hammock Marsh, Stony Mountain, Manitoba R0C 2Z0, Canada
Phone Number: 204 467 3300
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Birdwatching, Canoeing
Description: Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is an award-winning nature...
Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is an award-winning nature interpretation centre located on the edge of the Oak Hammock Marsh. The interpretive centre offers a multitude of fun and interactive exhibits as well as a 120-seat multimedia theatre, a gift shop as well as a delicious café overlooking the marsh. Open year-round, the Interpretive Centre welcomes families, group tours and school visits for guided programs such as canoe excursions, guided birding walk and snowshoe walks, The marsh itsefl is a 36 km2 Wildlife Management Area featuring a restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl lure crops, artesian springs, some of Manitoba's last remaining patches of tall-grass prairie and 30 kilometers of hiking trails to explore. It is home to 25 species of mammals, 300 species of birds, numerous amphibians, reptiles, and fish, and countless invertebrates. During migration season, the number of waterfowl using the marsh during migration can exceed 400,000 daily!
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This is a great place to do some hiking, bird watching and just learning about and seeing nature. They have numerous programs throughout the day and even a guided canoe hike for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Minot, North Dakota
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Minot, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to do some hiking, bird watching and just learning about and seeing nature. They have numerous programs throughout the day and even a guided canoe hike for a small fee. If you want to canoe alone they have canoe rentals as well. Very enjoyable. They have an inside area with lots of displays as well... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

took the girlfriend and her kids to this amazing place there were plenty of bugs and icky this for the kids as well as canoe rides and many ducks and birds this is a well worth it trip for anyone y sharing your experiences, you're helping travellers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

What a brilliant day out. Wonderful location, very friendly and helpful staff. Trails easy for adults and children. Exhibits and short film about Canadian Geese really good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The outside is magnificent with well marked trails canoe options and endless bird life and pond creatures. Make sure you join at least one of the scheduled mini presentations. Staff are knowledgeable and keen and happy to recommend features that you might personally enjoy. The weather was overcast and a bit chilly. That diid not stop the toad migration going... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We had a wonderful time at Oak Hammock Marsh. The marsh is beautiful, and the staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. They told us exactly which trails would be most suitable for children (4 and 9) and where we could see some adorable ground squirrels. My children also loved the exhibits. We stayed for nearly 4 hours, and my children... More 

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Burien, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I was not sure what to do on a layover of a couple days in Winnipeg. Fortunately, I located Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre and we visited two days in a row. Very friendly staff. Great place for bird photography. Besides the birds, some very cute ground squirrels. Then they told us where to go to see hundreds of white... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

After hearing about Oak Hammock for years, I finally had the opportunity to experience it for myself on my way home from a days work at Matlock. Thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to walk the trails and paths with my camera. There were several large guided tours going on, even though it was the middle of the week. The abundance of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I believe that parents should encourage their children to care for our planet and Fort White is an excellent place for young people to learn while having a great day at the same time. My kids learned so much here last summer and they've talked about going back ever since.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Went to this year's farwell migration concert at Oak Hammock and had a wonderful time. It was a really nice evening - with a string quartet, wine tasting, silent auction - all to support a great facility. Will go next year for sure

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My son loves catching toads so we headed out here. He was happy to see lots of different animals. We may have gone in September, but we did find a few toads. Probably more in the spring. We liked that it was free and enjoyed walking over all the boardwalks. There is an admittance fee to get into the building... More 

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