Connecting
humans
with
nature.

Immerse yourself in the wilderness, without leaving the city. Winnipeg’s urban nature oasis is the perfect place to explore, wander, and discover something new.

Visitor talking a walk in the forest during fall.

Immerse yourself in the wilderness, without leaving the city. Winnipeg’s urban nature oasis is the perfect place to explore, wander, and discover something new.

FortWhyte Alive is
temporarily closed.

Under new health restrictions, FortWhyte Alive will be temporarily closed. Core staff will remain on-site to maintain security and make sure animals are cared for.

Hit the Trail

Whether it’s by foot, bike, or snowshoe, experience the restorative power of time in the forest.

Get on the Water

Explore our lakes from a kayak or canoe, or bring your kids to discover our boardwalk marshes with a dipnet in hand.

Spot Wildlife

Catch a glimpse of the many animals that call FortWhyte home. It’s a birders paradise with more than 160 species sighted.

Take Your Classroom Outdoors

Deliver meaningful, hands-on learning to your students through our curriculum-informed programming. Our online lesson plans help you guide experiential learning in the classroom.

Try Something New

If you’re new to getting outside or want to try something different, FortWhyte Alive is the perfect place to do it. Our equipment rentals and interpretive programming will have you discovering a new way to enjoy the outdoors in no time.

Do Something Special

Dine by sunset while watching the Buffalo Cup Regatta or indulge in our sumptuous Harvest Supper. When you attend one of our three signature events, you support essential environmental education for local youth.