Grand Beach Provincial Park

Grand Beach Provincial Park, Grand Marais




Credit: Travel Manitoba


One of the most popular parks in the North America with warm sandy beaches and dunes that reach 30 ft. high. Come to sun-bath or build sand castles with kids. Stroll along the self-guided trails or enjoy water activities. Pick the berries abundant in the park or see the avarian and wildlife along the Grand Beach marsh. Stock up history along the Boardwalk or see the endangered Piping Plovers.

You would be awed by the magnificent sand castles at the annual sand sculpture competition in August. Enjoy the fireworks at the Grand Beach during Canada day celebrations.

Fun Activities

Activities include boating, hiking, biking, sailing, fishing, waterskiing, windsurfing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, Interpretive tours and swimming. Tennis court, Playground, Beach, Amphitheatre, picnic areas, boat launch.

Near the Park: Located within a 20-minute drive is thePatricia Beach Provincial Recreation Park. Enjoy the wilderness of the Elk Island Provincial Park(accessible only by boat).

Winter activitiesTrail map

  • Cross-country Skiing – trails for all skill levels from novice to expert skiers
  • Snowmobiling


Camping: Basic and electrically serviced sites.

Cottage rentals are available near the Park including the Bear Country Cottage Resort,Lester Beach Bed & Breakfast.


Leaving Winnipeg, take PTH 59 north, 80 km/49.7 mi. to the Grand Beach turnoff. Follow PTH 12 west 6 km./3.7 mi
Approximate 100 km ~ 75 minutes from downtown Winnipeg


Year round, all season park.
Camping: May- September


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