Lakes & Waterways

Find a little bit of paradise in the Parkland
Beautiful Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park

Whether you’re fishing, boating, swimming, water-skiing, sailing or just laying around on the sandy beaches, you’ll find the lakes of the Parkland hard to beat for summertime fun.

Blue Lakes

Duck Mountain Provincial Park

East Blue Lake is the clearest of all Duck Mountain Provincial Park’s spring-fed lakes. On a clear day, you can see the bottom of the lake down to 18.5 m (60  ft.). Enjoy swimming or boating, or make use of the Duck Mountain trail system for hiking. East Blue and Childs Lakes are among Manitoba’s finer scuba diving lakes. Facilities include a campground and overnight accommodations, supply store and gasoline. Located at the junction of PR366 and PR367.

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Childs Lake - Fishing

Duck Mountain Provincial Park

Open year-round, Childs Lake is accessible by road and offers fishing for lake trout, northern pike, splake and walleye. Most services are available at the lake, including boat and canoe rentals, gas, guide services, fish processing, tackle, bait, and licences. Located in Duck Mountain Provincial Park.

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Clear Lake

Riding Mountain National Park

Visit Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park. Bring your own boat, kayak, canoe, or paddle board and explore this national park by water. To rent equipment, visit Friends of Riding Mountain office or go to nearby Onanole. Help keep Riding Mountain National Park’s lakes clean by getting your mandatory aquatic invasive species inspection.

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Corstorphine Lake

Sandy Lake

Species stocked are brown, rainbow and the exotic tiger trout hybrid (a brown trout and brook trout cross).

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Dauphin Lake

Dauphin

A number of parks and beaches line the shores of this large, shallow lake. Rainbow Beach Provincial Park, on the southwestern shore of the lake, is the perfect spot for an afternoon

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