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“Oak Hammock Marsh” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy 220 | Oak Hammock Marsh, Stony Mountain, Manitoba R0C 2Z0, Canada
204 467 3300
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Activities: Canoeing, Birdwatching
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Owner description: 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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“Oak Hammock Marsh”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

The interpretive centre is an educational experience for young and old alike. The building is fronted by plots of native tall-grass prairie vegetation. The magnificent diorama that greets you in the foyer is quite an intriguing exhibit of the bountiful marsh life to be found here.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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“Oak Hammock”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

Great family or school excursions with some special events if you become a member

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“Looking for Geese?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

And sunsets!! Just a really cool nature spot to do some observing and learning.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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“Great Fun for the Family”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

It's a bit of a drive from Winnipeg but in the end it is worth it. There's always something to do no matter what season. There's indoor and outdoor activities such as snowshoeing, stargazing, eco-tours etc. The staff is very helpful and great with children. Adults and children can learn a lot about nature from a visit here.

Visited July 2011
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“awesome experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

this evening was amazing, a gift to everyone, who loves mother nature.......

Visited October 2011
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