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Fort Whyte Alive

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Address: 1961 McCreary Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3P 2K9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 204-989-8355
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Year Round Edutainment Learn it, love it, and live it up in our 640-acre...

Year Round Edutainment Learn it, love it, and live it up in our 640-acre backyard! Choose from a variety of outdoor activities-for a new adventure every day.• Interpretive Centre • Buffalo Stone Cafe • Aquarium of the Prairies • Burrowing Owl Enclosure • Bison Prairie • Saturn Family Tree House • Tipi Encampment • Prairie Dog Town • Pioneer Sod House • 7 km of forest trails • Nature Shop • floating marsh boardwalks • wildlife watching • canoeing & fishing on 5 lakes • cross-country skiing • snowshoeing • tobogganing • public programs & events. Whether you are planning a first-time or return visit to this very special place, we are sure that you will leave with new insights into the natural world, a deeper appreciation of Manitoba's heritage, new information and actions for sustainable living, and plenty of fresh air, memories of fun and discovery with family and friends.

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Beautiful park

Lots and lots of walking. We truly enjoyed all this little oasis had to offer. Loved the prairie dog greeters. The bisons are such majestic animals

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Barrie, Canada
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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots and lots of walking. We truly enjoyed all this little oasis had to offer. Loved the prairie dog greeters. The bisons are such majestic animals

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

During summer, they offer many activities for the whole family - check their website! Other than that, they offer great trail to bike, walk or simply relax.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many different things to do here I couldn't possibly cover them all in one day. Its a great area for walks and wildlife watching not to mention all the other activities available throughout the year depending on the season. The staff and volunteers have always been very helpful. I would probably plan to rent some equipment along... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Fort Whyte. We have been members for a couple of years and it's well worth it. In the summer there are so many activities or it's beautiful to just walk the nature paths or sit on the patio looking at the water. We go all year round and I love all that they have to offer.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great family place to visit, bison, small lakes, trails. Snow shoe in winter, see the geese return at evening in the fall. S lovely little restaurant.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffalo, geese, turtles galore. Trails to walk, run or cycle, it is a nature getaway right in the city. Plus indoor museum exhibits, something for everyone to enjoy.

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Winnipeg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great trails to hike in the summer or winter with a wide range different activities always going on.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Nice place to go for some relaxation, to get in touch with nature, to view some wildlife, or to simply take a nice stroll. The Bison Safari is a fun addition, especially for kids. Get up close and personal with the animals. I happened to have gone on one of the hottest days of the summer, so I admit, I... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Spending the afternoon at Fort Whyte is like a getaway back to nature. It is so accessible, almost part of the city. We walked the various trails and went to see the bison. The Canada geese were also nearby. We ordered a coffee from the restaurant and sat out on the deck with it. Great place to visit if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Just outside Winnipeg, is this sanctuary to get away from the city and just be outside enjoying yourself in nature. The site offers 5 lakes, trails and floating boardwalks. Winter time, toboggan slide, skating, and ice fishing. We went first week of July when it was hot out and I do not recommend. Being in a marsh, it's quite humid... More 

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