Box 183, R.R. #2 Dugald, Manitoba
(204) 654-6730 (weekdays)
Fax: (204) 654-6740
During the spring, summer or fall, camping gives
visitors more time to explore and experience the park. Facilities range
from fully-serviced sites which are ideal for recreation vehicles, to
primitive campsites with special areas designated for group tenting.
campground is open from the beginning of May to the middle of October,
and is located along South Drive. There are plenty of sites to choose
from. The campground has 290 unserviced sites, 104
electrically-serviced sites and 25 fully-serviced sites. Most of these
sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis, while others
can be reserved through the Parks Reservation Service.
near a beach, the campground offers showers, a paved bicycle trail,
modern washrooms that are wheelchair accessible, a trailer sanitation
station, drinking water, playgrounds, public telephones and an
amphitheatre. The campground store and adjacent launderette are open
from spring to fall. At the store you can purchase convenience items,
firewood and souvenir hats or t-shirts. Hours of operation are posted
at the store.
Group camping is available by reservation
in two group use areas. Group Use 1 is located along North Drive and is
open from May to September. Fifteen spacious fully-serviced sites are
available for tenting or picnics for groups of over 50 people.
Use 2 is near the east park entrance with seven large unserviced sites
for group tenting, picnics and winter camping. For further information
or to place a booking, call the Parks Reservation Service.
the 30-km (18.6-mi.) cross-country ski/hiking/horseback riding trail
system. Groomed for skiing in the winter and marked for hiking and
riding in the summer, this system of trails criss-crosses Birds Hill's
backcountry. The six trails vary from 4 to 14 km (2.5 to 8.8 mi.) in
length and are designed for novice to intermediate skiers. Shelters
with wood stoves and firewood have been provided along several of the
trails. Trailheads are at the riding stable restaurant and at the
Chickadee Trail parking lot.
Explore Birds Hill on
horseback. Several trails in the northern part of the park are
accessible from the riding stable. Trail rides leave on the hour all
summer long. Pony rides for young adventurers, hay rides for large
groups, breakfast or steak rides and winter sleigh rides are also
available. For further information, call the riding stable at
204-222-1137. Restaurant services are provided adjacent to the stable.
The 16-km (10-mi.) Bridal Path can be used throughout the year for
horseback riding and horse-drawn vehicle driving.
horse activities such as polo, jumping, driving and cutting which are
held spring to fall, at the Manitoba Horse Council's Equestrian Centre,
near the riding stable. Jumping events are also held at the
cross-country equestrian course in the southeast corner of the park.
For maps and more information please visit:
Birds Hill Provincial Park Websiste