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The Forks National Historic Site

401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
+1 204-983-6757
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A MUST when you come to Winnipeg!

This is the heart of Winnipeg, where it all started. You'll not only learn about the historical... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Where the two rivers meet

A beautiful meeting place that has hosted people for thousands of years! The center of Winnipeg... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Winnipeg, Canada
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Discover a green oasis in the heart of Winnipeg. This nine-acre (3.6 hectare) park, which encompasses open green spaces and tree-lined walkways, is a national treasure owned and operated by Parks Canada. Enlightening interpretive displays, inspiring sculptures, stone pictographs and ceremonial bronze gambling sticks embody the Site’s rich continuum of historical events that span over 6,000 years.
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“the river walk” (67 reviews)
“meeting place” (66 reviews)
401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
Downtown Winnipeg
+1 204-983-6757
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the heart of Winnipeg, where it all started. You'll not only learn about the historical importance of The Forks but you'll enjoy some shopping and great eats! Recently renovated, you'll definitely enjoy everything The Forks has to offer. Skating in the winter, strolling...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful meeting place that has hosted people for thousands of years! The center of Winnipeg with beautiful views of the city scapes.

Thank Rolhistorybuff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On weekends lots of activity going on especially in summer time. Many restaurants around to choose from. Our favourite is sphaggti factory with fresh bread and butter. Nice to sit on bences to relax to watch other people or just read your book. This place...More

Thank princess77777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to spend a day with family. Beautiful park, nice place to eat. You can go for boating in the river. All in all good experience.

Thank globaldxer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like the forks. It is a must see if you are in a town. Great places to have a bite and some interesting attractions nearby...

Thank Cosimo C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like to stroll around the area.Very scenic, clean and peaceful.Also a lot of good places to sit down and enjoy excellent food.

Thank jovenciop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always visit the Forks when we visit Winnipeg. Unfortunately man of the shops are being converted to food areas so there was less to see. Still a must place to visit. Hopefully construction will be completed soon.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit to the Forks. I really loved the fact that the shops were genuine hand made items. Only complaint is that it took almost half an hour for a taxi to show up.

Thank SonyaB1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful view! Lots of restaurants and many shops in the area. This was a great area to visit for local culture.

Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good tourist attraction in center of Winnipeg. Has restaurants, eclectic shops, and market. Easy parking.

Thank Liv895
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lesley k
15 June 2016|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
I have noticed other boats at different times some with families,parked their for a couple of hours.I would check with travel Manitoba.
Don M
6 October 2015|
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Aida Crystal
10 January 2015|
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Response from Len6f6 | Reviewed this property |
yes they have skate rentals lots of food vendors and some nice shopping in the area.skating is available on a man made surface pond and also on the Red River weather permitting. I highly recommend it.