Visit FortWhyte

Welcome! However you choose to spend your time with us, we're excited to share FortWhyte Alive with you.

Admission and Hours

FortWhyte Alive is temporarily closed to the public.

The Province of Manitoba has moved into a critical level of the pandemic response system.

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

Please note our Interpretive Centre is currently undergoing a deep energy retrofit and is closed to the public. More information here.

Members Free
Adult 18–64 $10
Older Adult 65+ $9
Student with ID $8
Child 3–17 $8
Child 0–2 Free


FortWhyte Alive is located at 1961 McCreary Road in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Zero Emission Means Free Admission!

Walking or cycling to reach us is a healthy, climate-friendly way to visit. It’s also your ticket to free admission!

Gear Rentals

Enhance your visit with our equipment rentals. From binoculars and fishing tackle to Nordic walking poles and cruiser bikes, we have the gear to make trying new activities easy and accessible.

Rentals are available daily, from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm (weather and availability permitting).

Gear General Pricing Member Pricing Availability
Nordic Walking Poles $3 Free All year
Binoculars $3 Free All year
Fire Pit $15/2 hours $15/2 hours All year
(must reserve 48 hours in advance)
Fishing Gear $10 (tackle box + rod)
$5/extra rod
$8 (tackle box + rod)
$4/extra rod
Snowshoes $5 per pair Free December-March
Children's Wagon $5/hour
Wheelchair Free Free All year
(please call ahead)
Cruiser Bike (single) $10/hour $8/hour May–Oct
Cruiser Bike (group 4+) $5/hour per bike $4/hour per bike May–Oct
Canoe or Rowboat $15/30mins
$10/30 mins
Tobogganing Sled Free Free Dec–Mar

Frequently Asked Questions

We've listed the answers to the most frequently questions visitors ask us. If you have a question you don't see here, contact us.