Staggered Campground Bookings Make Reservations Easier

Heather Klein, Publisher & EditorNews

WINNIPEG, MB. – Tired of the long wait when you call in to get your campground booked? Once again the province is offering staggered opening for campground reservation to help the system operate more efficiently.

Minister Rochelle Squires made the announcement and said, “Manitobans love provincial parks and we’re glad to accommodate their efforts to spend time in the great outdoors this summer.”

To accommodate the expected high demand on the opening day of the parks reservation system, online and call centre services will begin at 7:00 a.m. at, 204-948-3333 (in Winnipeg) or 1-888-482-2267 (toll-free). Check the website for call centre hours on other days.

The Manitoba Parks Reservation Service will start accepting bookings in three phases:

  • March 19 at 7:00 a.m. reservations open for cabins, yurts and group use areas as well as Birds Hill Provincial Park campground;
  • April 2 (Easter Monday) at 7:00 a.m. campsite reservations open for Winnipeg Beach, Betula Lake, Big Whiteshell, Brereton Lake, Caddy Lake, Falcon Beach, Falcon Lakeshore, Nutimik Lake, Opapiskaw, Otter Falls, West Hawk Lake and White Lake campgrounds; and
  • April 4 at 7:00 a.m. campsite reservations open for all remaining provincial park campgrounds.
  • Walk-in reservations and in-person payment arrangements can be made at 200 Saulteaux Cres in Winnipeg and will be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning March 19 for parks and facilities, corresponding with the dates as described above.

    Annual provincial park entry passes can once again be purchased online through Canada Map Sales at as well as at retail outlets or provincial park offices.

    Manitobans can also stay up to date with provincial park news, activities and events by following the Twitter channel at

    With Files from the Government of Manitoba

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