Winnipeg Trails Festival

Saturday, June 6

Explore new Winnipeg Trails all day long! There are five FREE trail events exploring seven trails in Winnipeg with an evening music bash and celebrations at The Forks!

TRAILS FESTIVAL POSTER

Harte Trail Spring Information Day

WHERE: Information booths will be located at Cullen Dr, Buckingham and Elmhurst Rd.
9:00 am – noon

Walk / bike the Harte Trail – Winnipeg’s first ‘rail to trail’ route! Learn about the trail’s recent expansion through Assiniboine Forest, see the new Van Roon Gardens, check out the entire 6.5 KM !

Celebrating Art & Nature on the Bishop Grandin & Seine River Greenways

WHERE: Meet at the Northwest corner of St. Anne’s and Bishop Grandin Blvd (beside Home Depot parking lot)
10:30 am

ART & NATURE POSTER
Join the Winnipeg Arts Council and Bishop Grandin Greenway Inc. as they unveil a new public art sculpture at the Eco-Ed site on the Bishop Grandin Greenway.
11:00 am

Winnipeg in Motion will be hosting a nature walking rally with prizes to the Louis Riel St. Trail on the Seine River Greenway!
11:30 am

Join us for a FREE BBQ hosted by Save our Seine at John Bruce Park. Discover ‘Woody the Spirit Tree’, another large piece of public art tucked into the Bois des Esprits forest. Hear the fiddle playing of Union Nationale Metis Saint Joseph du Manitoba, check out the Red River Card and Metis riders at John Bruce Park
1:00 pm

Take a guided tour of the Bois des Esprit forest with Manitoba’s premiere walking club, the Prairie Pathfinders!

Sturgeon Creek Field Day Celebrations

WHERE: Grant’s Old Mill, 2777 Portage Ave.
11:00 am  – 3:00 pm

STURGEON CREEK FIELD DAY POSTER

Brush up on your history with a tour of Grant’s Old Mill! Try your luck in the ‘Rubber Ducky Derby’, take a ‘Hike with Mike’ along the Sturgeon Creek Greenway Trail, try critter dipping and see the fish demonstration! Face painting, games, crafts and more! FREE BBQ for the first 75 attendees!

Three Hikes with the Prairie Pathfinders

WHERE: Departing from The Forks Atrium (glass tower with Canadian Flag)
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Registration for this FREE event required: Prairie Pathfinders
‘Take a hike’ with the Prairie Pathfinders, Canada’s premier walking club, Pick one of three trails departing from The Forks and explore the surrounding areas. Learn about the hiking club and the many monthly adventures! Return to The Forks for refreshments and entertainment.

Evening Music Bash & Celebrations

WHERE: The Forks under the Canopy
7:00 pm
Enjoy some of Manitoba’s premiere musicians and visit the Winnipeg Trails Association info booth.

Celebrating Art & Nature

June 6

Rain or Shine.

Poster

Starting location: Bishop Grandin Greenway
NW Corner of Bishop Grandin & St. Annes (beside home depot)

10:30

Winnipeg Art Council & Bishop Grandin Greenway Art Unveiling.

11:00

Nater * In-Motion Walks

11:45

BBQ at John Bruce Park

WTA wins Healthy Living Award!

The Winnipeg Trails Association is the recipient of the Reh-Fit Centre’s Healthy Living Award! The prestigious award was presented at the Reh-Fit Centre’s 10th Anniversary award’s ceremony in 2008. The award celebrate heroes who promote active living and a healthy lifestyle in our community.  Countless Winnipeg Trails Association volunteers have been helping to develop, build and maintain Winnipeg trails over the years – congratulations to all !

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