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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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So much to do!

Awesome place to visit and so many things to do, either summer or winter. Lots of options on food... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sebastian B
Quito, Ecuador
very Canadian, very warm and welcome

The Forks got it all, lots of different and good food, nice shops for stuff you need or to give as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cecile W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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” (68 reviews)
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401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
Downtown Winnipeg
401-25 Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 4S8, Canada
+1 204-983-6757
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Awesome place to visit and so many things to do, either summer or winter. Lots of options on food, as well. Well worth the visit, this is a must in Winnipeg!

Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Forks got it all, lots of different and good food, nice shops for stuff you need or to give as a present, nice views from the roof, next to the river, where you can skate in wintertime : ) beautiful ice-castle in the garden...More

Thank Cecile W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where my daughter got engaged along the river🤗 the best cinnamon buns at prairie grains and the fish and chip place in the corner was yummy love the antiques in the basement and the old spaghetti factory give yourself lots of time to...More

Thank heather b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because we ave family living in Winnipeg we visit more often than someone who is resident of Brasil would normally be expected to do. Thus we have visited this site 2x this year once in May and now in January. It is worth the trip...More

Thank tom h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed an funtastic evening at the Forks New Year’s eve.. fireworks outside ... DJ inside. Beautifully lit skating paths twined with walking paths.. highly recommend this venue in the winter . Make sure to dress warmly with layers.

Thank C123221
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Forks has some great venues for music, skating, picnics and areas of historical significance. I love the Odena circle and constellation information there. Along the rock walls are many historical facts regarding the Indigenous people of this area, Treaty 1 territory. It is a...More

Thank Tannass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Forks is such a great place to be. There's so much to do and see there. My husband and I loved the market. There are many restaurants and shops, and each was so unique. I loved the trading shop, where I picked up a...More

1  Thank Breanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit food court is a must, excellent variety- try the fish and chips store, walking along the river bank is a good idea

Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very nice historical site. There is a market which has lots of indoor shops. Then there is the outdoor area. In the summer you can walk by the river among the path. There is a bridge that you can walk over. In...More

1  Thank Winnipeger043
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you spend a day or only a few hours you will be amazed at what is on display or what is available to take home with you. You won't be dissapointed at this ever expanding experience.

Thank David T
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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
9 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.