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The Best Cross Country Ski Trails in Manitoba

Want to enjoy the snow and Manitoba's winter season?

Visit the francophone communities of Manitoba, you will find some of the best cross-country ski trails in Manitoba!

La Perdrix Trail

Where: Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes

Difficulty level: Beginner

Multiple loops from 0.5km to 3.7 km There is an outdoor biffy, fire pit and warm up shack with rental skis and snowshoes available.


Access point/Address: 49.516434, -98.544924 (gps coordinates) Small Road, can’t see it on google maps


Pumpkin Creek

Where: St-Lupicin

Difficulty level: Beginner and Intermediate

8 different trails, 3 of them ranging from 1.5 to 2 km, 4 ranging from 4 km to 6 km and 1 the “The Bluemoon Trail” being 8.5km long.


Access point/Address: Unnamed Road, Roseisle, MB R0G 1V0. GPS coordinates: 49.486295, -98.404504

Fees: Season Membership $35/ ($70 for family memberships) , Daily trail Fee:  $5/personRental: $5/ per person, different sizes


Where: St.Pierre Jolys

Difficulty level: BeginnerSki the trails behind the St. Pierre Museum, park in the Museum parking lot. Follow the Crow Wing Trail path on the north side of the Museum grounds, cross the pedestrian bridge and then follow the ski trail signs.

Access point/Address: 432 Rue Joubert, St-Pierre-Jolys, MB R0A 1V0

Station Birch Ski

Where: Roseisle

Difficulty level: Intermediate and Advanced Four trails:  Green: 1.5 km intermediate, Blue: 2.5 km intermediate, Red: 5 km Advanced, Yellow: 2.5 km Advanced Parking, Chalet, Trail head and restrooms are all at the same location (see map).


Access point/Address: Birch Ski Area, 40120 Rural Road 32 North, Roseisle, MB R0G 1V0


Duck Lake Ski Club

Where: Pine Falls

Difficulty level: Beginner and Intermediate

The trails: From 0.3 km to 3.6 km


Access point/Address: Across the street from Pine Falls hospital 37 Maple St, Powerview-Pine Falls, MB R0E 1M0


The club runs on memberships and donation

RM of Taché Trails

Where: RM of Taché

Difficulty level: Beginner

St. Geneviève Community Centre: 1.1km Landmark Kinsmen Community Centre: 2.5 km Lorette: Loop 1 - 2.1 km, Loop 2 - 1.5 km

Saint-Malo Provincial Park

Where: St. Malo

Difficulty level: Beginner

Trails: Green: 0.4km, Red: 1.6 km, Yellow: 2km, Blue: 3kmMap: Park in the Main Beach parking lot in St. Malo Provincial Park. Provincial Park Pass required.

Rental: contact Trisha Cure - or visit

Address: De La Grotte Ave, Saint Malo, MB R0A 1T0

RM of Ritchot Trails

Where: RM of Ritchot

Difficulty level: Beginner Groomed Ski Trails in:

St. Adolphe Park: 2 to 2.5 kilometres of trail – beginner. Off Main Street, turn onto Langevin Street, take the gravel road over the dyke and turn left, follow road into the Park. Park vehicle in snow cleared area and trails start there.
Ste. Agathe – Cheyenne Park: 2.5 kilometers of trail – beginner. Drive to Cheyenne Park, west side of Hwy 75 across from Flying J Gas Station. Park in main parking lot and trails start there.
Ile de Chenes – Optimist Park and Seine River Minor Ball Park – 2.5 kilometers – Beginner. Drive to Seine River Minor Ball parking lot. Park there and trails commence there.


Whittier Loop

Where: St.Boniface, Winnipeg

Difficulty level: Beginner

Distance: 1.7 km, in Whittier Park


Windsor Park Nordic Centre

Where: Winnipeg

Difficulty level: Beginner and Intermediate 2 loops that overlap, one of 3.1km and one of 4.5 km.

Rentals: Rental equipment is loaned on a first-come, first serve basis, and cannot be reserved in advance.

Fees: 2-hour $15, day $25

Access point/Address: 10 Des Meurons St, Winnipeg, MB R2M 2X6Map:

Sandiland Ski Club

Where: Sandiland Forests

Difficulty level: Beginner, intermediate, and advanced 8 Trails, 7 from 1.4km to 6.7 km and 1 that is 11.1 km long.

Fees: Individual Day pass: $5, Family Day Pass: $15, Individual Season Pass: $85, Family Season Pass: $115

Access point/Address: Parking lot for trails that are hillier are located here: 49°25'47.9"N 96°16'13.4"W (on Rd 210, slightly south of the entrance of the Provincial Park. Parking lot for the flatter, easier trails:  49°24'50.2"N 96°17'21.0", Hwy.404, Yellow parking lot.



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