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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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Great place to visit in the summer!

The Forks area is terrific! The restaurants, shops and history come together with the parkland... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Toronto, Canada
Nice walking

We visited here on a nice fall day. Although it was a wonderful walk, the entire area seems to be... 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” (68 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 4 days ago

The Forks area is terrific! The restaurants, shops and history come together with the parkland, rivers and tranquility. Great place to go for a meal or a few drinks with family and friends.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited here on a nice fall day. Although it was a wonderful walk, the entire area seems to be either mismanaged or lacking direction. I’m a local who has not spent a huge amount of time here so decided to spend a day exploring....More

Thank jetsetter1514
Reviewed 1 week ago

The forks is an awesome place to visit in the summer or fall . Not sure about spring and winter . Very nic e market place and awesome to see where the two rivers meet together and where all the flooding occurs when you watch...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We shared a tour of The Forks with friends from Alberta who enjoyed it immensely and were very impressed. Such a beautiful spot and something for Manitoba to be proud of and enjoy often.

Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Losing a lot of beautiful green space to museums, restaurants and shops. I wish there was a little forest to enjoy there - a quiet interlude. But everyone enjoys the place - it certainly is a hub of activity. That part is fitting for the...More

Thank Velrab
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see for visitors - you can spend as little or as long as you have time for. There's always some kind of entertainment going on but you can check the calendar to see what's happening when you're visiting. Super quick walk from downtown,...More

Thank odaayigirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Forks is such a great place to visit! A lot of different quaint shops, and restaurants with some history added in. Street performers and buskers for entertainment. A great place to picnic by the river. Definitely a place to visit in Winnipeg! Next to...More

Thank Skidoobunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit the Forks almost every month. There are plenty of cool things to see and good food to eat. Beautiful prairie gardens during the summer and ice rinks during the winter. There are some cool shops in the Market and the Johnston Terminal. The...More

Thank Rosanne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Forks was the beginning of Winnipeg, named because this is where our rivers meet, and the city began here. Now a historical site, the area is a draw , with shops and great restaurants and tons of parking. The shops are very nice, but...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will enjoy The Forks, single couples, or family. Neat shops, various places to grab a quick bite, Buskers, an antique shop, bars, feeding the ducks, people watching..We enjoy the barge tour down the river with the guide giving you a history lesson. In the...More

Thank Larry P
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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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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.