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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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Great Place to Visit

I always love taking my out of town friends to the Forks to walk around and check out the shops... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2016
JenelleInWinnipeg
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Winnipeg, Canada
Forks is where its at

Always down for the forks and vendors and music and history and the list goes on and on and on... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Kyle D
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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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  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river walk” (68 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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"human rights museum"
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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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"lots of shops"
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

I always love taking my out of town friends to the Forks to walk around and check out the shops! There are lots of interesting little places, good food, and great people watching. I love going in the winter especially because the skating trail is...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Always down for the forks and vendors and music and history and the list goes on and on and on. Dont pass up your oportunity to visit the forks. Oh and in winter, dont forget to pack your skates;)

Thank Kyle D
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Something for the whole family. Young and old everyone will have something they like. The best thing is that you won't need a lot of money unless you do want to spend there are plenty of venues and stores and places to eat at every...More

Thank Anne M
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Excellent culture hub for the City of Winnipeg! Relaxed - historic - great food & shopping!! A must stop in Winnipeg!!

Thank Jan M
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

from the great human rights museum to fine restaurants, visiting many fine shops or just walking around fantastic place to spend a fun day especially families

Thank Marilyn S
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is where Winnipeg started, where the two rivers meet, and where the fur traders all brought their furs to the Hudson's Bay post here. This is a fun place for all ages. You can stroll, play, eat, look at historical stuff, experience the curious...More

Thank Martha E
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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Still in the process of renovations although open for business. Great family and tourist stop. Loads of events and history to enjoy. Resident geese and ducks treat for children and adults alike. New looks are very nice...although not too sure of need for craft beer...More

Thank cheryl f
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Visited there on a Sunday. There was a dragon boat festival on which was a bonus. Right on the river. Nice walkways along the river although the water level was very high flooding some of the walks. The Market is terrific with lots of great...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We had some time to waste on an overcast afternoon, so we headed to the Forks. It has change since my last visit, and the architecture of the new National Museum of Human Rights is very impressive. The views of the river are always soothing.

Thank Dianne L
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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

The building structure is what catches my attention first. It is magnificent. Kids and adults will enjoy. Nice to know abt. History. Will definitely recommend

Thank Rowe P
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lesley k
June 15, 2016|
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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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