Park Facilities and Services


From rustic hideaways nestled in the trees, to full-service campgrounds with every amenity, Manitoba parks have it all.


Camping

Manitoba’s provincial parks offer you the opportunity to be close to nature with your family and friends.

Our campgrounds are managed to ensure that everybody has a pleasant stay.

There are many different types of camping opportunities across Manitoba provincial parks. Come for a night or stay for a week. Create new memories with family and friends.  Select a region, choose a park, plan some activities and let Manitoba do the rest. Campers Guide (PDF) , Operating Dates (PDF) , Parks Reservation Service (PDF) .


Seasonal Camping

If you love camping in Manitoba’s provincial parks, you may be interested in seasonal camping. A select number of campgrounds offer seasonal campsites on a lottery basis for a seasonal fee. You have the opportunity to enjoy holidays throughout the summer with the convenience of the same site for the entire season.


The 2023 Seasonal Campers’ Guide and Application form is now available:

2023 Seasonal Camping Guide (PDF)


Seasonal campsite applications can be completed and submitted online. To use the online portal, payments must be made using Visa or Mastercard. If you are using the online portal, do not send a hard copy of your request.  (Seasonal Camping e-form).

  • Have a scan or image of your proof of registration with Manitoba Public Insurance (or equivalent) ready to attach/submit with your application (not required for tenters).  
  • The charge for your seasonal site application will appear as “MB GOV SD” or “MB GOV SUST DEV” on your statement.
  • Please note that Manitoba Parks staff will not be able to confirm your application or check for details once submitted. Please ensure that all information entered is correct and valid.

If you are not able to apply on-line or pay by credit card, paper applications and payment (by Certified Cheque or Money Order) can be sent via:

Canada Post:

Courier or In person:

Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks
Seasonal Camping Program
Box 52, 200 Saulteaux Crescent
Winnipeg, MB  R3J 3W3

Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks
Seasonal Camping Program
c/o 1007 Century Street
Winnipeg, MB R3H 0W4


*Please note; Manitoba Environment, Climate and Parks, Winnipeg Office will be moving in 2023, and public access is no longer available at 200 Saulteaux Crescent.  Temporary arrangements have been made at 1007 Century Street for in-person payment.

Paper applications are included at the end of the Seasonal Campers’ Guide. Do not send a paper copy of the application if you have submitted an on-line application. In-person payments can only be made at 1007 Century Street, Winnipeg. In-person payments may not be possible depending on office move developments or COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time, (if required, revised instructions will be posted here).


APPLICATION DEADLINE

All applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2023.  Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.

NOTE:

  • You may only apply for one campground. Do not submit an application for more than one location.
  • Only one application per family is permitted.
  • You must be a Manitoba Resident in order to participate in the Seasonal Camping draw. Out-of-province residents are welcome to apply for unallocated sites after the preliminary site selection has been completed. 
  • For a list of how many applications were received for each campground location in the 2022 Seasonal Camping draw check here .
  • Applicants who are successful in the draw will be contacted by telephone during the time period outlined in the Seasonal Campers’ Guide. The process will vary by location and further details will be included in the notification letter.  Please ensure that your application includes the phone number where you can be reached.
  • Be prepared to indicate your selection in order of preference. Seasonal campground maps can be found below.
  • For complete program details please refer to the Seasonal Campers’ Guide or call 204-945-3934 to speak with the Seasonal Camping program coordinator.
  • By submitting an application, you agree to comply with the rules within the Seasonal Campers’ Guide, Conditions of Application and Site Selection.  

Seasonal Campground Maps



Nightly

There are over 50 campgrounds spread throughout Manitoba’s provincial parks that offer camping on a nightly basis and many of them can be booked in advance through the Parks Reservation Service. There are a variety of experiences to suit your needs, from rustic backcountry campsites to large fully services campsites. Reservation Policies and FAQs (PDF)


Cabins and Yurts

Comfort Camping is the easiest way to camp in Manitoba's provincial parks. No tent? No problem! There's no need to haul a trailer or drive an RV either. Instead, stay in the comfort of a cabin or the coziness of a yurt. Comfort Camping accommodations come fully furnished and ready to enjoy. Try this unique, affordable alternative to traditional camping in Manitoba's provincial parks. Comfort Camping Brochure (PDF)


Fall Camping

Imagine pitching your tent or parking your trailer on a quilt of autumn colours. Experience the crisp, clean air and fall colours of autumn in Manitoba.  Select provincial park campgrounds remain open as late as Thanksgiving. Fall Camping (PDF)


Group-Use Sites

Planning a family gathering, youth or school outing? Experience your special event in Manitoba's great outdoors. Choose from over 80 group use sites located across the province. Group use areas can accommodate multiple families or large numbers of people who want to camp or visit in close proximity to one another. From large open areas to scenic treed sites, our provincial parks have the amenities to make your get-together a success. Group-Use Brochure (PDF)


Backcountry Camping

Backcountry camping offers a way to enjoy unique areas in provincial parks that visitors may otherwise never get a chance to experience. Manitoba Parks has three types of backcountry camping opportunities available (walk-in, water route and wilderness). These experiences range from relatively easy overnight adventures to multi-day (or week) treks.