The Parks Route offers many opportunities for visitors to hike along trails and pathways to view the flora and fauna of our unique Prairie and Parkland settings. Our provincial and national parks offer a number of signed interpretive trails that bring the history and geography of the area to life. We invite you to “hit the trail” and experience nature firsthand.

Regional Trails

Trans Canada Trail

This renowned trail passes through Spruce Woods Provincial Park, Neepawa, Roblin and Duck Mountain Provincial Park. The Trans Canada Trail is the longest multi-use recreational trail in the world. Visit the Trans Canada Trail Website.

Crocus Trail

This trail is part of the Trans-Canada Trail within the Parkland region. It begins at the historic grain elevator in Inglis, passes the Asessippi Ski Area and Winter Park, and then follows the shores of Lake of the Prairies up to Roblin and Goose Lakes. The final portion makes it’s way through Duck Mountain Provincial Forest to Madge Lake Saskatchewan.The trail is very scenic as it meanders through valleys, forests and cultivated area. Walk, cycle, or ski.


Rock Lake Nature Trail

Located on the road to Rock Lake Beach. This nature trail will allow you to bond with nature.

Duck Mountain Provincial Park

Shining Stone self-Guiding Trail

Duck Mountain Provincial Park contains many educational trails with fascinating scenery. The Shining Stone Trail is certainly one of them. The 1.6 km (1 mile) trail travels around a peninsula at West Blue Lake.


Glenboro Walking Tour

This self-guiding tour showcases many of the interesting sights within the town, including Sara the Camel, a 7-metre high symbol of the nearby Spirit Sands.


McCreary Self-Guided Tours

Self guiding, rural driving heritage, eastern escarpment mountain biking, hiking, cross-country trail. Brochures available at the village office.


Frank Skinner Arboretum Trail

Located at the original nursery of one of Canada’s most innovative horticulturists, the Frank Skinner Arboretum Trail showcases some of the nearly 150 plant varieties developed by Dr. Skinner to survive in the harsh prairie environment .Picnic tables have been placed at the entrance to the trail for public use. Located 23km (14.5 miles) south of Roblin.

Spruce Woods Provincial Park

Spirit Sands Self-Guiding Trail & Devils Punch Bowl Hiking Trail

This series of interconnecting trails is located in Spruce Woods Provincial Park. The self-guiding trails feature on-site interpretive signs that present the area’s cultural and natural history. Interpretive signs at the Punch Bowl describe this unique feature. The sandy desert- like area, with its unique foliage, makes this avery unique hiking location.

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