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Lake Minnewasta hiking

Manitoba, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Lake Minnewasta ?


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Why choose a trail at Lake Minnewasta?

Lake Minnewasta is a man-made lake in the province of Manitoba, Canada. It was created in the early 1920s when the Assiniboine River was dammed to provide hydroelectric power to the city of Brandon. The lake is approximately 18 km long and 2 km wide, and has a maximum depth of 9.1 m. It is a popular spot for fishing, boating, and swimming, and is home to a variety of fish species, including walleye, northern pike, and yellow perch. The lake is also home to a large population of white pelicans, which can be seen feeding on the surface of the water or nesting on nearby islands.

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Lake Minnewasta
Lake Minnewasta, Manitoba, Canada

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Lake Minnewasta in Manitoba can be accessed by travelling east on Highway 10 to the junction of Highway 83. Turn north onto Highway 83 and continue for approximately 5 km until you reach the sign for the Lake Minnewasta Recreation Area. Turn left onto the gravel road and drive to the end of the road to reach the trailhead.

Why visit Lake Minnewasta

The Lake Minnewasta is a beautiful place to visit in Manitoba. The lake is surrounded by trees and wildlife, and it's a great place to go fishing, swimming, or boating. There are also picnic areas and hiking trails around the lake, so it's the perfect place to spend a day outdoors.

Is Lake Minnewasta in Manitoba a good place for the whole family?

Lake Minnewasta is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone busy, including fishing, swimming, and boating.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Lake Minnewasta in Manitoba include fishing, boating, and swimming. There are also several hiking trails in the area that offer beautiful views of the lake.






Where to eat?

1. The Forks Market – Winnipeg, Manitoba

2. Neechi Commons – Winnipeg, Manitoba

3. Stella’s Café – Winnipeg, Manitoba

4. Boon Burger Café – Winnipeg, Manitoba

5. King’s Head Pub – Winnipeg, Manitoba

6. Forth – Winnipeg, Manitoba

7. Peasant Cookery – Winnipeg, Manitoba

8. Deer + Almond – Winnipeg, Manitoba

9. Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company – Winnipeg, Manitoba

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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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