10 Things to do in Manitoba’s Interlake (January Edition)


1. Learn while you visit: The Storied History of Selkirk’s Parks

Selkirk is home to numerous beautiful parks that are the cornerstones of our city. These parks were not always used as a recreation space but have a storied history of the hardships, bravery, and innovations of a proud community. Learn More

 

2. Take a Snow Day with the Snoman Package!

Enjoy a day on the trails, then relax in a spacious guest room for $99 ($139 weekends) or ask about upgrading to one of our suites. While at the hotel enjoy a 10% discount at Seagulls Restaurant and Lounge, indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, free wireless internet, and free DVD movies throughout your stay.

Please note: A Snoman Membership is required to book this package. Visit www.snoman.mb.ca for more information. Snowmobile registration must be presented at check-in to receive this rate.

 

3. Run Wild with a Gull Harbour Dog Sledding Tour

Experience an excursion like no other on a Dog Sledding Tour at Gull Harbour. Feel the rush of being pulled by a team of precision-trained sled dogs through an enchanted winter wilderness. Great for kids and adults! You can “mush” like a pro or just sit back and enjoy the journey. Jump on!

 

4. Break out the Skates on the Icelandic River Skating Trail

Approximately 3 km of winding trail, the scenic Icelandic River Skating Trail takes you from the Town of Arborg into the neighboring Municipality of Bifrost-Riverton. Along with the skating trail, there is a large skating rink, a groomed trail for cross country skiing, and an additional trail for snowmobiles. More info.

5. Warm up with a cup of joe from Gimli Robins!

Okay, okay, we go there for the donuts…If you’re out ice fishing on the harbour or exploring the trails in Camp Morton, Gimli Robins is where you can get fast and friendly service along with delicious fresh food and warm delicious coffee. Stop for lunch or just to warm your boots. Visit them today!

 

6. Learn to cook Doughboys over a winter fire with Woodlands Pioneer Museum

Campfire Cooking videos Part 1 & Part 2 will teach you how to safely build a fire and cook some scrumptious Doughboys with simple ingredients. Please use caution while lighting fires, always have an adult present, Be FireSmart and please follow all Municipal Burning Restrictions and By-Laws regarding open fires.

 

7. Take the Family for a Snow Walk at Oak Hammock Marsh

Make it a special family snowshoe walk or trail hike in the Marsh! Explore the Marsh on snowshoes (BYOS). The Wetland Discovery Centre will be closed to the public until further notice. Walking trails remain open so please enjoy!

 

8. Treat yourself and your family to Brunch at Smitty’s Selkirk

You will find this well-known brand-name restaurant as part of the Selkirk Inn & Convention Centre, and Kelly’s Lounge next door. Select from your favorite menu items- lots of tasty variety. Bring the kids, family and enjoy a dining out experience. Banquet & meeting rental are also available! See their Menu.

 

9. Take Home a Pinecone Snowy Owls Kit

St. Andrews Heritage Centre and The Rectory Gift Shop Create a winter critter out of pinecones and cotton balls! These little owls are super cute and make for both great crafting and winter décor! All supplies, materials, and instructions included! Purchase your kit from our online gift shop by clicking the link below! Call 204-339-6396 for other purchasing options. From January 5  to  29.  The cost is $3. Click to order Pinecone Snowy Owl Kits!

 

10. Become the INTERLAKE ICE FISHING CHAMPION!

Interlake February Fishing Frenzy is a month-long Ice Fishing Tournament, inviting all local, provincial, national, and international Anglers to get out on the ice with family, friends, and anglers alike to experience Ice Fishing in the Interlake. It’s no secret that more and more people are gearing up and hitting the ice. We are looking forward to having all the new hard-water enthusiasts out there during the month of February 2022! Register here and download the MyCatch app on the App Store or Google Play.