Manitoba Sandhills Orienteering Festival
Extra Training Maps
Sass Peepre Camp
2009 Manitoba Sandhills Orienteering Festival
Souris Swinging Bridge
The Souris swinging bridge spans the length of the Souris River. The bridge is
the longest free-suspension foot bridge in Canada. It is 102 years old and
measures 177 m/582 ft.
SOURIS, MB Canada
International Peace Garden
The International Peace Garden is a 930 ha/2,300 ac. botanical garden and park
dedicated to the peace between Canada and the United States of America. The park
is located on the border of Manitoba and North Dakota, 22 km south of Boissevain,
Manitoba. The park includes floral gardens, a campground, a gift shop, a cafe,
an interpretive centre with programs, hiking trails, and picnic areas.
Toll Free: 1-888-432-6733
Phone: 204-534-2510 / 204-534-6964
BOISSEVAIN, MB Canada
Spruce Woods Provincial Park
The park contains a five square kilometre tract of open blowing sand dunes.
Spruce Woods Provincial Park is home to the Northern prairie skink (Manitoba's
only lizard), Western hognose snake and two species of cacti; all are unique in
Manitoba. The hike to the Devil's Punch Bowl (a pond formed by the action of
underground streams) is well worth it. The park has a concession, a store, a
gift shop operated by Friends of Spruce Woods, modern campgrounds, showers, a
laundromat, an outdoor games area and a beach. The visitors service centre has a
wide range of interpretive programs including an amphitheatre, campfire talks,
guided hikes, children's events and an interpretive display building.
The Central Museum of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery (The RCA
The Central Museum of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery (The RCA Museum)
displays Canada's largest collection of artillery artifacts and the most
complete collection of Canadian pattern military vehicles in existence.
Location: CFB Shilo, 15 km/9 mi. south of Hwy. 1 on PR 340. (Base is open to
Phone: 204-765-3000 ext 3570
Box 5000, Station Main, CFB Shilo
SHILO, Building N-118, Patricia Road, MB Canada
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum (PHS)
Contains historical aircraft and artifacts from the Royal Canadian Air Force air
training schools of World War II.
Location: Hangar #1, Brandon Airport.
Box 3 Grp 520 RR
BRANDON, 300 Commonwealth Way, MB Canada
Margaret Laurence Home (PHS)
A living memorial to famous author Margaret Laurence. A wide variety of her
memorabilia includes doctoral robes and hoods, a typewriter, honourary degrees
and some of the original furniture.
Location: 312 First Avenue North, Neepawa
Phone: 204-476-3612 / 204-476-5622
NEEPAWA, MB Canada
The Stockton Ferry crosses the Assiniboine River. It was opened in 1887 and is
southern Manitoba's last remaining ferry. Located 12 km west of Glenboro, then 3
km north, 1 km east, and 2 km north.
Operation hours: R.M. office 204-827-2252 or the Ferry Operator 204-827-2250
Spirit Sands Wagon Outfitters
Located in Spruce Woods Provincial Park. Offers 1.5 hour scenic tours of the
Manitoba Desert and the Devil's Punch Bowl by covered wagon.
Phone: 204-827-2800 (in-season), 204-379-2007 (off-season)
Glenboro Farmers Market
Saturday morning August 15, 22 and 29
Cypress River Farmers Market
Saturday morning August 15, 22 and 29, Railway Avenue, 10 to 11:30 am
August 2-15, 2009
40th Anniversary of the largest and longest running multicultural festival of
its kind in the world. Various locations in Winnipeg.