Trails Conditions & Advisories

Updated January 12, 2024

NOTICE TO ALL TRAIL USERS: Trail activity designations change in the winter season. Only use trails designated for your activity. Observe signs at trailheads and staging areas. Never walk on ski tracks or snowmobile trails! Visit our Winter Trails page for where to walk or snowshoe.

Please report trail maintenance concerns and share your trail experiences with the local park office.

Cross-country Ski Trails:

Grooming reports from park staff, along with skier-submitted reports on conditions, are available on the Cross-country Ski Association of Manitoba’s Where to Ski website. .

Snowmobile Trails:

All snowmobile trails in provincial parks are designated Snoman Trails.  Snopasses are required.  Annual Snopasses are available through Manitoba Public Insurance.  Three-day and seven-day Snopasses are available through

Walking/Hiking and Snowshoe Trails:

While many trails are groomed for specific activities, ungroomed trails remain available for you to hike or snowshoe. Wear snowshoes or crampons and use trekking poles to make hiking through snow and ice safer. 

  • Visit our Winter Trails page for where to walk or snowshoe.  Never walk on ski tracks or snowmobile trails!

Advisories & Closures:

Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park

  • Black Wolf Trail: South loop closed due to shoreline erosion.  Main trail remains open.
  • Grassy Narrows Marsh: Madtom boardwalk closed for repairs.

Spruce Woods Provincial Park

  • Spring Ridge Self-guiding Trail has a closed bridge halfway around the trail due to bank erosion. Trail remains open for in-and-out access only; do not attempt to cross the bridge. Bridge is being assessed for repairs