Guided Experiences at Birds Hill

September 2, 2021

October 11, 2021

Free; Some events require pre-registration

Birds Hill Provincial Park, Springfield

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Events Description

 
Enjoy guided tours at the Birds Hill Provincial Park – Kudlowich Homestead Tours, Nimowin Trail Guided Hikes, Prairie Winds Trail Guided Hikes, Bur Oak Trail Guided Night Hikes, Chinking the Homestead.

Who is it for?

All ages

An adult must accompany children under 12.

 

HOW MUCH

Tickets:

Free, registration is required for some activities.

Remember, vehicle permits are required year round in provincial parks. Park Vehicle Permits can be purchased and printed online at manitobaelicensing.ca or in-person at a park office. Permits are not available for purchase at the event.

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

Kudlowich Homestead Tours | Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays, September 2 – October 11, 2021 | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Visit the historic Kudlowich Homestead, the last remaining home in the park from the Pine Ridge community. Park Interpreters will be on-site sharing stories of the families that lived here before, and be available to answer any questions you have. Registration not required – drop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.!

The Kudlowich Homestead is located at the west end of Pine Ridge Trail – access from Song & Vesper Bays in the Campground or the trailhead on South Drive.

Nimowin Trail Guided Hikes | Mondays & Saturdays, September 13 – October 9, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Experience the park’s unique mosaic of prairie, forest and wetland landscapes all on this 1.8 km walk with a Park Interpreter. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Register online here.

Prairie Winds Trail Guided Hikes | Thursdays & Sundays, September 16 – October 10 | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Explore the endangered prairie ecosystem on this 1.5 km walk with a Park Interpreter and discover what you can do to help.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Register online here.

Bur Oak Trail Guided Night Hikes | Fridays, September 17 – October 8, 2021 | 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Take a walk on the wild side with a Park Interpreter as we explore the bur oak community after dark and meet the inhabitants of the forest on this 1 km walk. Bring a flashlight!

REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Register online here.

Chinking the Homestead | Saturday, October 2, 2021 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Bring a pair of work gloves and lend a hand in re-chinking the Kudlowich Homestead, the last remaining buildings from the Pine Ridge community. Take a tour of the site, then help us preserve this 1930’s farm house as we chink the outside of the log house. It’s a community affair, everyone is welcome! Tours and opportunities to chink the house will take place throughout the day.

The Kudlowich Homestead is located at the west end of Pine Ridge Trail – access from Song & Vesper Bays in the Campground or the trailhead on South Drive.

Venue:
Birds Hill Provincial Park, Springfield

 

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