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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

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1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy 220 | Oak Hammock Marsh, Stony Mountain, Manitoba R0C 2Z0, Canada
+1 204-467-3300
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An educational place to visit

When we lived in Winnipeg, we often went there to relax. This time when we were back in town, we... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
A gem of a place to see nature up close

Wonderful place to spend the day walking around among birds and marshland. Long distance viewers... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Winnipeg, Canada
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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is an award-winning nature interpretation centre located on the edge of the Oak Hammock Marsh. The interpretive centre offers a multitude of fun and interactive exhibits as well as a 120-seat multimedia theatre, a gift shop as well as a delicious café overlooking the marsh. Open year-round, the Interpretive Centre welcomes families, group tours and school visits for guided programs such as canoe excursions, guided birding walk and snowshoe walks, The marsh itsefl is a 36 km2 Wildlife Management Area featuring a restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl lure crops, artesian springs, some of Manitoba's last remaining patches of tall-grass prairie and 30 kilometers of hiking trails to explore. It is home to 25 species of mammals, 300 species of birds, numerous amphibians, reptiles, and fish, and countless invertebrates. During migration season, the number of waterfowl using the marsh during migration can exceed 400,000 daily!
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1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy 220 | Oak Hammock Marsh, Stony Mountain, Manitoba R0C 2Z0, Canada
+1 204-467-3300

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

When we lived in Winnipeg, we often went there to relax. This time when we were back in town, we made sure to set aside few hours to visit. We weren’t disappointed. There were a few groups of geese welcoming us and some ducks playing...More

1  Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to spend the day walking around among birds and marshland. Long distance viewers are provided for free in key locations. You can also canoe around the lakes and see everything even closer up. A great little cafe with amazing homecooking at reasonable prices...More

Thank supergr0up7
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I wish I lived in the Winnipeg area so I could go to this wonderful place everyday. We love bird watching and this is the place to do it. The centre has great displays and the staff is friendly . From now on if I...More

Thank 1,076
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I have passed Oak hammock Marsh sign many times always saying I oils check it out sometime and finally did! Loved it and I would take my grandson here - many interesting displays and activities for kids and you can canoe in the marsh! Price...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Even without paying to view the interpretive centre there are a number of trails of different lengths and difficulty (i.e. boardwalk vs mowed path) you can explore throughout the area. That being said the interpretive centre is definitely worth your time. Remember to cover up...More

Thank PolepoleGirl
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I have been to Oak Hammock Marsh many times and it is fun every time. When I met my now wife, we went again. There are nice easy hikes, things to learn, the interpretive centre is informative.

1  Thank MattStump
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter and her school went here on a field trip. I joined them as a chaperone. The interior exhibits are very informative and fun for all ages. The guide was knowledgeable and friendly with the kids. There are nice trails to walk around. There...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

For anyone wanting to visit Oak Hammock Marsh, the interpretive center costs money, while the trails do not. They don't mention this online, so don't pay if your only going to walk! The trails were great and you can see all the marshes as well...More

Thank Aynsley S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a place you can visit with family and kids, there are a lots of educational activities at the centre, the most atractive points for me are the trailes in the marsh land, you can chose long or shorter ones while hiking and watching...More

Thank Lancao
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I love visiting the center winter and summer. There is a nice little cafe on the second floor so you can munch your favorite food and look out over the marsh. A hidden gem in this area!

Thank Bruce B
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Ken U
6 November 2016|
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Pets are allowed on the trails as long as they are on a leash at all times.