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’s trails are open.

9 am – 5 pm

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

  • Masks are mandatory in all indoor spaces and encouraged elsewhere.
  • The Alloway Reception Centre is open for check-in and washroom use only.
  • Temporarily reduced admission is $5, and free for members.
  • In order to reduce contact, we are only accepting contactless card payments at this time.
  • No groups larger than five.
  • To help manage the number of visitors on-site, the south entrance at McGillivray is temporarily closed.

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

Enjoy Temporarily Reduced Admission

Members Free
Adult 18–64 $5
Older Adult 65+ $5
Student with ID $5
Child 3–17 $5
Child 0–2 Free
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Directions

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

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
May–Oct
Jan–Mar
Snowshoes $5 per pair Free December-March
Children's Wagon $5/hour
$10/day
$4/hour
$8/day
May–Oct
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
$25/hour
$10/30 mins
$15/hour
May–Aug
Tobogganing Sled Free Free Dec–Mar
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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.