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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

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1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy 220 | Oak Hammock Marsh, Stony Mountain, Manitoba R0C 2Z0, Canada
+1 204-467-3300
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Weekend meeting

Spent a full day for a meeting. The lunch provided by the restaurant was very good. The view from... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2016
Mike L
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Great place for all ages

Good outing for adults and children. Super informative and fun for children. The hayride was the... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2016
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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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“canada geese” (4 reviews)
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1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy 220 | Oak Hammock Marsh, Stony Mountain, Manitoba R0C 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Spent a full day for a meeting. The lunch provided by the restaurant was very good. The view from the meeting room and observation area. I know I will be back.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Good outing for adults and children. Super informative and fun for children. The hayride was the best, the guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. Reasonably priced.

Thank SkatKat2016
Reviewed October 19, 2016

This is a must see for anyone who is fascinated by birds or nature in general. A good place to visit nearly anytime, but, migration season is best. Oak Hammock is a man-made marsh, created as a partial replacement for the local wetlands that had...More

Thank louguay67
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This informative Centre offers Duck Carving (through the Winter months) by very knowledgeable carvers. Love the classes. Year round educational activities, such as bird banding, bird counting, identifying critters of the marsh, all make for great family outings.

Thank Janice C
Reviewed October 3, 2016

My friends took me here to see the Canada Geese flying....and boy did they!! It was so cool at one point they flew low enough you could hear the whoosh of the wings...awesome experience!! Next time we'll try going when everything is open as we...More

Thank Sue6340
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Very thorough museum displays, miles of trails and panoramic views of the surrounding wetlands. Plenty of opportunities to see a variety of bird and plant species. The cafe serves good and reasonably priced meals. Unfortunately, the main floor displays have a musty odour which may...More

Thank Geopiggy
Reviewed July 20, 2016

If you go in the summer, remember to hose yourself down with mosquito repellent. The provincial bird AKA the mosquito is more than alive and well in these marshlands. Besides the ubiquitous mosquito there are all sorts of wildlife to see. We were fortunate to...More

Thank DTrad
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I took my 2 1/2,year old grandson for a visit. It was terrific we toured the entire inside and then walked around outside looking at the ducks and mud hens. We even saw a few muskrats. We then went upstairs for a drink and had...More

Thank 335Robert
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Friendly welcoming staff and well indicated maps and trails. So much wildlife to see, it is breathtaking. There are many benches to sit on to take it all in along the way as well. Lots of parking.

Thank Christstef
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Have always wanted to go and have a bite to eat at their Cafe. Well, today it happened! There is no admission if you are only visiting the Cafe and using the trails. The food was very fresh and tasty. There were 2 options of...More

Thank donnamarieh
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Pets are allowed on the trails as long as they are on a leash at all times.
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