Cross Country Skiing, Parkland, Manitoba

Duck Mountain Provincial Park

Groomed trails at Childs, Wellman and Glad Lakes range in length from 2 km to 10 km (1.25 to 6.25 miles). Visit the Manitoba Conservation offices near Duck Mountain for trail information.

Located at: Duck Mountain Provincial Park

McCreary Area - Cross-Country Skiing

McCreary Ski & Outdoor Club is an all-season, membership-based recreation group offering weekly hikes from April to November, paddling outings on local lakes and rivers, and rental of cross-country ski equipment (wide range of boot sizes).

Located at: McCreary

Contact: 204-835-2529 or 204-835-2879

Moose Lake Cross-Country Ski Trail

Moose Lake Cross-Country Ski Trailis located at the southwest corner of Riding Mountain National Park at Silver Creek off PR264. The trail loops for approximately 10 km (6 miles) through aspen deciduous forest over moderately undulating terrain. There is a warming hut located near the shores of Moose Lake approximately 3 km (1.85 miles) from the trailhead. This trail is located in Riding Mountain National Park, so skiers must have a valid park pass.

Located at: Russell

Riding Mountain Loppet

Riding Mountain Loppet, March 4-5, 2017, Clear Lake. A Norwegian term for a long-distance cross-country ski race, a “loppet” is for anyone who loves the joy of gliding across the snow, whether for fun or for competition. The Riding Mountain Loppet has distances of 1.0 km (Chipmunk), 2.7 km (Lynx), 5.7 km (Jackrabbit), 13 km (Cougar) or 26 km (Wolf) for skiers of all ages and skill levels. The event is hosted by Friends of Riding Mountain National Park.

Located at: Riding Mountain National Park

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Riding Mountain National Park

Groomed trails of varying levels of difficulty exist throughout Riding Mountain National Park, including the Oak Ridge and Scott Creek Trails at the east edge of the park near McCreary, and the Moose Lake Trail at the southwest corner of the park near Silver Creek. A trail at Wasagaming is lit for nighttime skiing.

Located at: Riding Mountain National Park

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