Manitoba provincial park entry will be free througuout the Labour Day Long Weekend.
Park vehicle permits will not be required in provincial parks from Friday, Aug. 30 to Monday, Sept. 2 to encourage families to get outdoors and discover the province’s natural and cultural resources before the summer ends.
Free interpretive programs will also be available this weekend in provincial parks.
- an amphitheatre presentation on how you can Be Bear Smart at 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, a campfire talk about the lives of coyotes at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 and a family program to make masks of favourite animals at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 at Birds Hill Provincial Park;
- a campfire talk on how water has sculpted Manitoba at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 and an amphitheatre presentation on Lake Winnipeg’s unique features at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 at Grand Beach Provincial Park;
- a campfire talk on edible wild foods at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30 and an amphitheatre presentation on the effects of wildfires at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Spruce Woods Provincial Park.; and
- and opportunity to see Canada geese and other wildlife up close and take part in interpretive activities Friday through Monday at the Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary Visitor Centre in Whiteshell Provincial Park.
For those wishing to camp, some campsites are still available. To make a reservation, visit www.manitobaparks.com.