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Lake Winnipeg Beachfront Meadow

2 sites · RVs, Tents1 acre · Gimli, MB
This grassy field fronts on Lake Winnipeg beach, affording access to swimming, windsurfing, kayaking, campfire (conditions permitting), etc. Beautiful sunrises/sunsets, birding, 5 minutes from Hnausa General Store and fishing from Hnausa Dock. We have one campsite available for tent and RV campers. If you're bringing an RV, we can accommodate vehicles up to 45ft in length and the site is flat. Campfires are permitted as long as there is no fire ban. Pets are welcome.
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Rock Ridge

1 site · Tent40 acres · Gimli, MB
Rock Ridge is a hobby farm on 40 acres where we have goats, horses, chickens, farm cats and 2 dogs. It’s a mix of pasture and boreal forest located within minutes of Lake Winnipeg and Hecla provincial park which offers fishing, hiking and golfing. Rock Ridge is under 10 minutes from the nearest town of Riverton situated on the Icelandic River. The town offers gas, basic hardware, fishing gear/ accessories, groceries, a thrift store and more.
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Forested Meadow at Beach Resort

7 sites · Lodging, Tents45 acres · Winnipeg Beach, MB
This 45-acre property is the original farm homestead of the Kozak family. Since 1996, the land has been stewarded and enhanced by Cheryl Cohan and Noah Erenberg and is now home to Nature On! Matlock Biodiversity Retreat and Horticultural Therapy Centre. There are 3 different listings to choose from: Deluxe Wall Tent in Forest Meadow, Bunkie in Forest Meadow, and Tent Camping in Forest Meadow. We have something for everyone, no matter the type of camper that you are! The surrounding area includes the beautiful and quaint, resort village of Dunnottar bordering along with the property: Matlock main beach on Lake Winnipeg’s southwest shore is just a three-minute walk away as is the hiking trail that meanders northward through Whytewold, Ponemah and up to Winnipeg Beach. Dunnottar Sports Courts for tennis and basketball as well as Julia’s Restaurant are a short one block to the east; Matlock General Store is a ten-minute walk to the north; many more amenities and attractions are available to explore throughout the Interlake, with lots to see and do in nearby Winnipeg Beach, Gimli, Camp Morton, Riverton, Arborg, etc. The property has many trails throughout the forest and meadow that are walkable all year round. There is a porta-potty on the property centrally located near the accommodations. There is a water hose available with cold water only. There are no showers.
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The best camping near Hecla-Grindstone Provincial Park guide



Embark on an adventure at Hecla-Grindstone Provincial Park, where the prairie meets a magical archipelago. Here, outdoor enthusiasts can indulge in bird-watching, hiking, and fishing amid the park's scenic landscapes. With a variety of accommodations, from campsites to luxury resorts, the park offers a perfect blend of wilderness and comfort. Whether you're teeing off on the golf course or exploring the historic Hecla Village, there's something for everyone in this enchanting Canadian getaway.

Notable campgrounds

  • Gull Harbour Campground - Nestled by the lake, this campground is a favourite for water enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
  • Hecla/Grindstone Family Vacation Cabins - Offering a cosy retreat, these cabins are ideal for families looking to connect with nature.
  • Gull Harbour Seasonal Camping - Perfect for those seeking a longer stay, this campground provides a serene setting to unwind.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early to secure your spot, as the park's popularity means campsites fill up quickly.
  • Consider visiting during the shoulder seasons for greater availability and a quieter experience.
  • Keep an eye on cancellation policies for last-minute openings.
  • Explore nearby camping options for alternative accommodations if the park is fully booked.

When to go

The best time to visit Hecla-Grindstone Provincial Park is during the summer months when the weather is warm and all facilities are fully operational. However, for those seeking solitude and a chance to witness the northern lights, winter offers a unique and tranquil experience.

Know before you go

  • Check the park's official website for any closures or advisories before your visit.
  • Remember to pack insect repellent and sunscreen for protection against the elements.
  • Accessibility varies across the park, so inquire ahead if you have specific needs.
  • Bring your own water or be prepared to treat water from natural sources.
  • Be mindful of wildlife and practice safe viewing from a distance.

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