Ancient Beaches Guided Hikes

July 3, 2021

July 31, 2021

Free; Some events require pre-registration

Grand Beach Provincial Park, Grand Marais


Events Description


Join a Park Interpreter in discovering the remnants of an ancient lake and the glaciers that shaped much of Manitoba’s topography. We’ll explore an ancient beach ridge, and make some stops along the way to discover the boreal forest.

Be sure to wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring water for this 2 km/ 1.5 hour hike. Meet at the Ancient Beach Trailhead.

Sunday Special Hikes! The hikes on Sunday morning will be presented with a special focus on a unique theme.

  • Sunday, July 4 – Black Blears: We’ll look for signs of these incredible animals as well as learn what to do when you come across one.
  • Sunday, July 11 – Citizen Science: Discover citizen science and how you can help biologists protect our diverse birds and wildlife.
  • Sunday, July 18 – Forest Forensics: What’s killing the park’s trees? Help crack the case and find the suspect by using forestry tools and techniques.
  • Sunday, July 25 – Nature’s Pantry: Discover the edible wilds that grow in the forest and how to safely and sustainably harvest these delicious treats.

Who is it for?

All ages

An adult must accompany children under 12.




Free, registration is required for some activities.

How to get tickets?

Buy Online



Date & Time: Various dates in July 2021

Mondays | 10:30 a.m.
Thursdays | 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Sundays | 10:30 a.m.
Grand Beach Provincial Park, Grand Marais
Meet at the Ancient Beach Trailhead.


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