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nice afternoon stroll

love the marsh hike, kids have a good time, it is not a long hike but it has a beautiful pergola to... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
travelspy1304
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Winkler, Canada
Great walk with kids

Not too long for the little ones, well maintained. Bring a small net and bucket for the kids to... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
Trevor D
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Location – The trailhead began off of Chemin Boat Cove Road, just a little ways west of the intersection with Wasagaming Drive. Distance/Time – 1.9 km round trip/35-45 minutes Rating – Easy Parking – There are three parking spots situated at the...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Chemin Boat Cove Road | Riding Mountain National Park, Wasagaming, Manitoba R0J 2H0, Canada
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

You can get kits at the Visitors Centre in Wasagaming — a dipping net, small pan, and info booklet — so you and the kids can dip for (and identify) insects, leeches, snails, etc., as you’re walking on the boardwalk trail through the marsh. You...More

1  Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed March 19, 2018

love the marsh hike, kids have a good time, it is not a long hike but it has a beautiful pergola to sit and have a break

1  Thank travelspy1304
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Not too long for the little ones, well maintained. Bring a small net and bucket for the kids to scoop up bugs, leeches, and snails as something interesting for them to do

1  Thank Trevor D
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We enjoyed hiking in this area that was suggested by a ranger in the visitor center. The trail is primarily floating boardwalks with areas when you can see and watch and observe any wildlife or birds in the marsh. It is not a difficult hike...More

2  Thank Cherie P
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This trail was sugggested by the visitor centre staff for short hikes. They also lend out kits (nets, pan and a booklet) so visitors can capture, examine and release the insect (and other) life on the marsh. The trail itself is mostly made up of...More

1  Thank patlv23
Reviewed August 29, 2017

As a group we spent a few hours walking quietly along the boardwalk but only saw a few birds and some leeches.

1  Thank Avril84
Reviewed August 23, 2017

A nice warm summer morning to enjoy the marsh and experience the pleasure and uniqueness of the trail and boardwalk.

Thank Lenore I
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This is a peaceful, simple hike, partway on the floating boardwalk. If you take a close look, you will see life in the water in the marsh. You can see snails, tadpoles, and even leeches in their natural environment. Bring along a small net, and...More

1  Thank WeAreCanadians
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

I walked to the trail from downtown and enjoyed the tranquility until the school kids arrived. I was almost finished the walk by then so was able to photograph, identify and listen to many bird species. When the trail ended l decided to walk onto...More

1  Thank LavenderTwin
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Ominik Marsh is a fascinating nature walk in the park. Young and old alike marvel at the sights and sounds of many bird species, fish, floating islands of grass and cattails as you make your way through the marsh on a floating boardwalk. The sensations...More

Thank Katherine L
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