Manitoba Camping FAQs
Manitoba Provincial Parks are loaded with camping diversity. Sometimes you need to see what others have said to help you choose the best place to camp. See the ratings in the Manitoba Provincial Park Ratings or check out the Manitoba Parks Listings.
Click to display answers to frequently asked Manitoba Camping questions
- How do I find the best family camping locations in southern Manitoba?
- How do I know which Manitoba campgrounds are located in the northern part of the province?
- Do I have to worry about bears when camping in Manitoba?
- Which Manitoba Provincial Parks have the best fishing?
- Where do I find the best campgrounds in Manitoba?
- Which Manitoba Provincial Parks are the highest rated?
- When does camping season begin in Manitoba provincial parks?
- How do I reserve a camping site at a Manitoba Provincial Park?
Use the Manitoba Provincial Park Ratings pages to read reviews by others. You can search the page simply by pressing CTRL-S and typing in “family”
Use our Manitoba Provincial Parks page which has the parks organized into Southern, Central and Northern Manitoba.
Most of the Southern and Central campgrounds are not located in bear country. In Manitoba, bears are present in the northern forest and forest fringe areas. Those campgrounds located in bear country, including those in Northern Manitoba, have information available on bear safety. Some simple guidelines, such as proper storage and disposal of food, are included and will help keep you safe.
Use the Manitoba Provincial Park Ratings pages to read reviews by others. You can search the page simply by pressing CTRL-S and typing in “fishing”. The fishing diversity in Manitoba ranges from native species such as Perch, Pike, Walleye and Lake Trout, to lakes featuring stocked rainbow trout, brown trout, splake and tiger trout. Some river systems also include populations of Sturgeon and further North can be found Arctic Greyling.
The best campground in Manitoba will vary with what your needs and wants are. Some people love the rugged wilderness of the north country and others prefer a more civilized experience with running water and convenient electrical outlets. Whatever your description of the best campground in Manitoba is, you can find it in the Manitoba Provincial Parks page.
The government of Manitoba does not maintain a provincial park rating system, but fortunately we do. We have hundreds of ratings and comments on Manitoba Provincial Park Ratings to help you decide which park is highest rated and best suited to your next camping experience.
Most campgrounds open for the season on May 15th and close September 30th. There are a number of campgrounds that offer winter camping, usually with a limited set of services available.
Information on reserving camping sites in Manitoba provincial parks can be found on our Campground Reservations Page.