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The Forks National Historic Site

401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
+1 204-983-6757
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A nice place for a quiet morning walk or bike ride along the river. Look for the Prairie dogs on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Edie1956
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Grand Bend, Canada
Very welcoming and much to see!

We visited 25 years ago when the whole area was under water! It was great to walk around and see... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
9598mom
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Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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Discover a green oasis in the heart of Winnipeg. This nine-acre (3.6 hectare) park, which encompasses open green spaces and tree-lined walkways, is a national treasure owned and operated by Parks Canada. Enlightening interpretive displays, inspiring sculptures, stone pictographs and ceremonial bronze gambling sticks embody the Site’s rich continuum of historical events that span over 6,000 years.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river walk” (69 reviews)
“rivers meet” (38 reviews)
LOCATION
401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
Downtown Winnipeg
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+1 204-983-6757
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"children's museum"
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"the river walk"
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"rivers meet"
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"unique shops"
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"skateboard park"
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"human rights museum"
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"boat tour"
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"old spaghetti factory"
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"red river"
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"johnson terminal"
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"farmers market"
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"skating rink"
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"great place to visit"
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"lots of shops"
in 25 reviews
"food court"
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"cinnamon buns"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A nice place for a quiet morning walk or bike ride along the river. Look for the Prairie dogs on the Grasses.

Thank Edie1956
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited 25 years ago when the whole area was under water! It was great to walk around and see everything. If you walk down by the water, you can take a tour on the river. The guide tells you about the history as they...More

Thank 9598mom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such a welcoming place to wander. Interesting shops, excellent food vendors and restaurants all surrounded by the beautiful river walks and trails. The river banks are home to geese and ducks who toddle along as people stroll by. Take a break from the concrete and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My go-to place! Thank you for the memories! Love how everything is there! Great food, entertainment and I can’t wait to go on the water tours!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What impresses me most about the Fork, is the synthesis of such a variety of options, venues, and experiences. This site is really what I see as the template for the developing area historical sites to an updated purpose but with a respect for the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Forks and sampled some of the possible choices. Excellent area with food hall, gallery of stores, activity areas, walking and cycling paths. Regardless of activity level there is a choice that works for all ages. Will gladly visit again and try more areas...

Thank Margaret L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite thing to do in the summer is come to the Forks and feed the ducks and geese. they sell food for a dollar or bring your own cracked corn. There is good shopping and great food. and the walks along the river are...More

Thank ledbytheunknown
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a former Winnipeger I remembered the Forks as being a lot more enjoyable. Many of the shops or restaurants have closed. The outdoor restaurant options are nothing to write home about. It would have been nice if there were some entertainment in the square,...More

Thank JerryF1920
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see. You can right down to the river's edge. There is a river taxi-cool! There is a pedestrian bridge so you can cross the river.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a Sunday evening not expecting there to be much going on, but many of the food places at the market were open and there was an enthusiastic Salsa class going on! Had an awesome froyo. The park and Forks themselves were beautiful,...More

Thank Rilain
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lesley k
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
I have noticed other boats at different times some with families,parked their for a couple of hours.I would check with travel Manitoba.
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Don M
October 6, 2015|
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Response from Len6f6 | Reviewed this property |
yes they have skate rentals lots of food vendors and some nice shopping in the area.skating is available on a man made surface pond and also on the Red River weather permitting. I highly recommend it.
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