From tranquil lakes to turbulent white waters, Manitoba provincial parks are perfect places for canoeing. With over 100,000 lakes and countless streams and rivers, we truly are a paddlers’ paradise.

Paddlers will appreciate the flat water and few, simple portages at the following lakes:

These locations are recommended for paddlers looking for larger lakes, moving water and several, long portages:

The following rivers offer moving water, rapids, long distances and isolation:

Paddlers seeking long trips, remote locations, numerous rapids and big water will find what they are looking for on these rivers:

For more details on the water routes in Nopiming Provincial Park, including GPS co-ordinates and campsite and portage information, check out the Water Routes interactive map tool.

If you have recently paddled one of the following canoe routes, please consider completing a survey to tell us about your trip.

The surveys can be completed electronically and submitted via email to or printed and submitted by mail to:

Manitoba Sustainable Development 
Parks and Protected Spaces Branch 
Box 53 - 200 Saulteaux Crescent 
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3W3

To purchase canoe route maps, guides, publications and information on the Bloodvein, Seal and Hayes Rivers visit or call toll-free 1-877-627-7226 The Great Outdoor Adventure Guidealso lists outfitters and suppliers. Call 1-800-665-0040 Ext AD4 for your free copy.