COVID-19 Resources

Keep busy and practice safe social distancing in the Red River North community. There is so much to do, we promise you won’t get bored!

WALKS

Birds Hill Provincial Park

With many trails, Birds Hill Provincial Park has much to offer. Make sure to keep your distance when visiting this beautiful provincial treasure.

Lockport

Take a quick stroll in the town of Lockport, enjoy ice cream at Skinners or Half Moon, and just take in all nature has to offer.

Selkirk Park

Adjacent to the banks of the Red River, Selkirk Park is a one-of-a-kind gem. Home to a boat launch, the Selkirk Community Trail, and a Wildlife Bird Sanctuary, you’ll be glad you spent the day in Selkirk Park. 

Duff Roblin Parkway Trail

The Duff Roblin Parkway Trail supports multi-use, non-motorized, four-season recreational opportunities along the floodway including walking, hiking and biking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The public can walk, run, bike or ski as much or as little of the trail as they like. Along the way, users will follow the floodway channel and will have an opportunity to see wildlife, vegetation and agricultural land.

Grand Beach Provincial Park

A world-famous park, Grand Beach is chalk full of trails for your enjoyment. Visit their website for more details.

Brokenhead Wetland Interpretative Trail

The Brokenhead Wetland Interpretive Trail is a 1.5 km trail and boardwalk located 60 km from the north perimeter of Winnipeg on the west side of PTH 59.

BIRDWATCHING

Selkirk Community Trail

Visit Selkirk Park to get a glimpse of some pretty cool birds.

Viewers can expect to find nesting Canada geese, deer, many species of ducks and songbirds.

Some of the Wildlife Birds species:

  • Chickadee: Length 4 1/2-5 1/2 in.
  • Blue Jay: Length 9 1/2- 12 in.
  • Pileated Woodpecker: Length 14-18 1/2 in.
  • White Breasted Nuthatch: length 5-6 in.
  • Red Winged Blackbird: Length 7 1/2- 9 in.
  • Yellow Warbler: Length 4-5 in.
  • Robin: Length 9-11 in.

HISTORY

Red River North is a history buff’s dream.

Self-guided tours, virtual museums, and historical resources online, you’ll always learn something new in Red River North. Click the links below to get started.

READ OUR BLOGS

Red River Reasons

Follow the adventures of new area resident Bob Turner as he explores Red River North with family and friends. Find it here.

LOCAL RESOURCES

Gaynor Family Regional Library 

Free online membership for residents of the City of Selkirk, RM of St. Andrews, RM of St. Clements and Village of Dunnottar.  Membership allows you to take advantage of free online services (eBooks/eAudio/periodicals) with Ebscohost, eLibraries MB and Overdrive’s/Libby.  To create an account please phone (204) 482-3522 or email library@gfrl.org.

City of Selkirk

Your friends at the City of Selkirk have compiled some great resources to get you and your family through COVID-19.

Red River North YouTube channel

Our YouTube channel is a sight to see! View all of our great videos here.

Day Trips

Have a whole day to kill? Our Red River North certified day trips are ready to be taken. Find them here and remember to have fun!

*Please note, these Day Trips were created before COVID-19 and some information may not be up-to-date or include social distancing recommendations.