Breathtaking, captivating, and beautifully green, Manitoba’s Highway #5 (the Parks Route) offers its visitors an unforgettable drive. The list of services and attractions is endless… and it’s all right here in Manitoba’s Southwest and Parkland regions.
We encourage you to browse our site to discover what the Parks Route can offer you on your next day-trip or vacation. Fish, camp, golf, snowmobile or stay at a charming bed & breakfast. There are activities for every season.
Along the Parks Route you’ll meet some of the friendliest people in the country. Many cultural groups call the Parks Route home and bring with them the richness of their unique foods, art, entertainment and hospitality. We look forward to having you visit us soon!
Ten of Manitoba’s friendliest communities are located along the Parks Route. Starting at the international boundary in the south, your first stops are Cartwright and Glenboro. Driving north, you’ll pass through Spruce Woods Provincial Park on your way to Carberry.
Further north, across the Trans Canada Highway are Neepawa, McCreary and Ste. Rose du Lac. At Ste. Rose du Lac, the Parks Route heads west toward the Saskatchewan border. Along the way you’ll visit Dauphin, Gilbert Plains, Grandview and Roblin.
You’ll want to make side-trips into Riding Mountain National Park, Duck Mountain Provincial Park and Asessippi Provincial Park. Each community has a unique character and history for your to explore.