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This is a wonderful place to visit. Following a self guided path, you learn the history of the first Winnipeg River system dam. While it does require mobility our 80ish parents had no problem. There is a lovely picnic area with washrooms at the site....More
I have travelled a lot and so many interesting places in the world have old monuments, strong standing abandoned temples and structures that stand the test of time... and typically Canada has none of this. Exploring this old solid hand-built dam, learning about its history...More
It's a retired hydroelectric dam site. Self-guided walking tour with various plaques noting how the construction was done (mostly manual labour), how the electricity was generated, etc.Various artifacts, as well as the dam.
The setting is beautiful, lots of running water, concrete dam structure and...More
This Heritage Park is a hidden gem. We lived in Winnipeg for 37 years and passed by Hwy 11 so many times and saw the sign “Pinawa Dam”. We did not even once go to explore. Now we had a chance visit back to Winnipeg...More
Behold the ancient Manitoba ruins of yore folks! Burried mumified tombs? Ziggurat's built to appease the great gods? It sure looks like it.
Well not exactly.
The Pinawa dam requires a $5 dollar park pass to enter and visit one of the old architecture marvels...More