The park’s western boundary near Falcon Lake is located 126 km east of Winnipeg via the Trans Canada Highway. Additional entry points to the park from Winnipeg are on PR 307 near Seven Sisters Falls and PTH 44 near Rennie.
Winter Adventures — Whiteshell Provincial Park
– Includes maps of 6 skiing areas: Alfred Hole, Inverness Falls, Jessica Lake, Otter Falls, Pine Point Rapids, South Whiteshell Trail (Falcon Lake town to West Hawk Lake town to Falcon Ridge).
– Click on the Areas link (below) to read descriptions of the 6 skiing areas.
– Forresters Footsteps is listed as a 4.2K snowshoeing and walking trail in the brochure, but it was tracked for classic skiing in 2017-2018 and is again being tracked in 2018-2019.
Trail Conditions reported by Manitoba Parks.
See below for reports submitted by skiers.
From Corey Mohr on Thursday:
Today, I classic skied from Falcon Lake School on the South Whiteshell Trail to West Hawk Lake and back. It was packed from Falcon to Faloma, then from Faloma to West Hawk was double tracked with fresh snow in the track. A snow machine made a mess on a short section prior to the red pine plantation. I bumped into the…[Read more]
Skied the South Whiteshell Blue Trail loop from the Westhawk Campground Jan 14. The Blue Trail section through the swamp had a single tracked but has a lot of bushes sticking up in the track. The return section to the NiteHawk was double tracked and had been tracked very recently.
From Esther MacKinlay:
On Dec 29, we classic skied the Foresters Footsteps trail near Betula Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park. The trail has recently been groomed for classic. The snow cover was a little thin in spots, with some leaves and pine needles on the tracks, but overall it was quite a nice ski through the Canadian shield country. I…[Read more]