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The best camping near Riel House National Historic Site

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Riel House National Historic Site adventure.

Discover the legacy of Louis Riel at the historic site of his family home.

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Bonnetts Boreal Forrest

8 sites 路 Tents70 acres 路 Springfield, MB
Learn more about this land: Welcome to your own secluded getaway! This beautiful 70-acre parcel of land is perfect for anyone looking for a family retreat, a place to explore the great outdoors, or a serene place to get away from it all. We have 4 beautiful camp spots with the option of pitching a tent or parking a camper! If you don't have your own we have tenting equipment and campers for rent! The sunset is excellent and the stars at night are breathtaking. You'll feel completely removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are walking trails throughout聽the property and rough hiking in the woods. You can see all kinds of wildlife if you are quiet enough! The open fields provide beautiful views of the night sky and a few lakes nearby, including our own private pond for kayaking, canoeing or swimming. Campfires are permitted and pets are welcome!
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Blacknot Farm

6 sites 路 RVs, Tents40 acres 路 Saint Andrews, MB
We have been recycling this farm for years. It was owned previously by a couple who worked for a nursery and they planted many varieties of trees. Later it was part of a Manitoba pilot project for hi-bred poplar so there is a 14 acre poplar forest that was planted on a grid. It is a very unique place. We love it here and hope you do too! Learn more about this land: Enjoy over 40 beautiful acres within the heart of the prairies at Blacknot Farm! Perfect for pitching a tent or parking your RV, camper van, or trailer. A wonderful family-friendly (including pets!) getaway only 20 minutes north of Winnepeg, and 10 minutes from Selkirk, Manitoba. There is outdoor access to restrooms, water, and electricity on the property. With 5 sites to choose from, you can select a very quiet and peaceful spot in the trees or field or choose to be closer to the house and barn with wifi signal, running water and flush toilets. While you鈥檙e here, you can go on nature walks, raid the garden, play yard games, enjoy a bonfire, and explore the woods. If interested, ask for a tour of the 3 season party hayloft with antiques, vintage video games, an old pool table, and a zip line. The campsite has firewood for campfires, a picnic table to enjoy your meals, and potable water is available through a tap (both hot and cold water). All sites can be accessed by a traditional car, no off-roading or 4-wheel drive vehicle is needed.聽 If you鈥檙e interested in exploring the area, 聽Selkirk, Manitoba has plenty of fishing and a marine museum.聽 We are also a short drive to Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site. Oak Hammock Marsh Wildlife Management Area is a 17-minute drive. One of North America鈥檚 birding hotspots and a great destination for people of all ages! This 36km2 Wildlife Management Area features a restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl lure crops, artesian springs, some of Manitoba鈥檚 last remaining patches of tall-grass prairie and 30 kilometres of trails for you to explore. Gimli or New Iceland is about a 30-minute drive north and is a great summer or winter destination. Rich in history, art, culture and outdoor discovery it has many restaurants, lovely beaches and the New Iceland Heritage Museum. In the spirit of truth and reconciliation we acknowledge that Blacknot Farm is in the heart of Treaty One territory the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, Cree, and Dakota peoples and the Homelands of the Metis Nation. We respect the treaties made on this land and acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past and present. We stand committed to building positive relationships rooted in a spirit of genuine reconciliation as we move forward. I look forward to hosting you!
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Cloverdale Farm

2 sites 路 RVs, Tents4 acres 路 Selkirk, MB
Camp under the stars and let the prairie breeze flow past your tent. Close to Selkirk, Manitoba, for all your essential needs. You will likely see us hammering away in our blacksmith shop - Cloverdale Forge is located on the same property. Bring your own tents or van/truck campers!聽 If you're bringing a camper, the sites are flat and can accommodate vehicles up to 20ft long (electrical hookup available). Option to camp on mowed grass or in a pine grove.聽 Amenities include a toilet, potable water, wifi, and a picnic table. Our property聽is only a few miles from Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site and Selkirk, Manitoba, where there is easy access to the Red River.
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The best camping near Riel House National Historic Site guide

Overview

About

Explore the life of Louis Riel and his struggle to protect the social, cultural and political status of his fellow M茅tis after the Hudson鈥檚 Bay Company sold Rupert鈥檚 Land to the Dominion of Canada. Learn about the daily life of the M茅tis and how this turbulent time in history gave birth to the province of Manitoba.

When to go

The best time to visit Riel House National Historic Site is during its operational season from July 1 to August 25, with extended hours on Thursdays for evening soirees. The site also opens for a special day on August 26. Outside these dates, the site is closed, so plan accordingly to ensure a memorable visit.

Know before you go

  • Check the operational hours: July 1 to August 25 from 10am to 5pm, and Thursdays from 1pm to 8pm. A special day on August 26 from 12pm to 4pm.
  • Admission is free for youth, making it an ideal destination for family outings.
  • Accessibility information is available for those with specific needs; contact the site in advance for details.
  • Participate in the Indigenous Peoples Open Doors Program for a deeper cultural experience.
  • Remember, the site is on Treaty No. 1 territory, honouring the land's traditional custodians.

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