Visit FortWhyte

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

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Admission and Hours

FortWhyte Alive is open.

9 am – 6 pm

Under the current public health restrictions, the following health and safety policies are in place at FortWhyte Alive:

  • Households only.
  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor spaces and encouraged elsewhere.
  • The Alloway Reception Centre is open for check-in only.
  • In order to reduce contact, we are only accepting contactless card payments at this time.
  • The Nature Shop is open for one visitor at a time.

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

Walking or cycling to reach us is a healthy, climate-friendly way to visit. If you choose to get to FortWhyte Alive in a sustainable way, we’ll waive admission for you!

Gear Rentals

Due to COVID-19, rentals are temporarily unavailable. Thank you for understanding.

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 on a first-come-first-served basis.

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.