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7 things to do in the Whiteshell on Spring Break


Spring Break is coming up, it’s time to find creative, fun and NEW ways to get the family out of the house and experiencing the outdoors. Here are 7 things to do in the Whiteshell this Spring Break!

Photo by Emily Christie

1. Trail riding at Falcon Beach Ranch

The kind folks and friendly horses at Falcon Beach Ranch are ready to take you on a Whiteshell adventure. Ride through the boreal forest of the Whiteshell; alongside natural beaver ponds, up granite ridges and down natural sand slopes. All ages and riding levels are welcome!

Find more details and book your ride here


Photo by Kyle Schappert

2. A photo walk to Pine Point Rapids

Wander through the tall trees, find the bubbling rapids, check out the warming huts, and have a wiener roast alongside the rapids! Try out your photography skills by taking long-exposures of the running waters to capture beautiful motion blur!


Photo by Kyle Schappert

3. Experience Bannock Point Petroforms

As the snow melts, the rock formations will emerge. Learn about the sacred ground and Anishinaabe cultural traditions, teachings and stories found at the Bannock Point Petroforms.

Read more here or book a guided hour here


4. Get a bite to eat at Hi-Point Restaurant

Hi-Point is busy cooking up delicious eats for adventurers and cottagers! How about gourmet pizza, a loaded wrap, or a stacked burger? Plus local beer and a great kids menu – they’ve got it all!

Check out their menu here


Photo by Kyle Schappert

5. Visit Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary

Learn a thing or two in the visitors centre, have a picnic with the geese, watch the baby goslings and explore the area. Enjoy a lovely walking path, geese returning in spring, and listen to the therapeutic sounds of rushing water. Family-friendly and great for little children!

Find more info here


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6. Enjoy Falcon Ridge Ski Slopes annual Slush Cup celebration!

April 2 or 3, keep your eyes on their site or IG for updates.

It’s an end-of-season celebration, complete with music, competitions, games, beer gardens, and all sorts of snowy fun (in whatever is left of it!).

Find more info here


Photo by Wildhouse Media

7. Go mountain biking 

The Whiteshell boasts some incredible mountain biking trails! With options for all levels, it’s a fun way to be active and see the park! If there’s still snow on the ground, try fat biking!

Find trails here



Lastly… time to get ready to book your campsites!

Mark your calendars:

  • April 4, 2022 – Reservations open for cabins, yurts, and group-use areas in all provincial parks. 
  • April 6, 2022 – Reservations open for Falcon Beach, Falcon Lakeshore & West Hawk Lake campsites.
  • April 11, 2022 – Reservations open for all remaining Whiteshell campsites: Caddy Lake, Big Whiteshell, Brereton Lake, Nutimik Lake, Opapiskaw, Otter Falls, Betula Lake, and White Lake.


Find more information here



Buy your park pass here