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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

#1 of 3 things to do in Stony Mountain Features Animals
1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy 220 | Oak Hammock Marsh, Stony Mountain, Manitoba R0C 2Z0, Canada
+1 204-467-3300
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A beautiful place to walk, relax, and enjoy nature

Friendly welcoming staff and well indicated maps and trails. So much wildlife to see, it is... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2016
Christstef
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Winnipeg, Canada
Beautiful!

Have always wanted to go and have a bite to eat at their Cafe. Well, today it happened! There is no... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
donnamarieh
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre is an award-winning nature interpretation centre located on the edge of the Oak Hammock Marsh. The interpretive centre offers a multitude of fun and interactive exhibits as well as a 120-seat multimedia theatre, a gift shop as well as a delicious café overlooking the marsh. Open year-round, the Interpretive Centre welcomes families, group tours and school visits for guided programs such as canoe excursions, guided birding walk and snowshoe walks, The marsh itsefl is a 36 km2 Wildlife Management Area featuring a restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl lure crops, artesian springs, some of Manitoba's last remaining patches of tall-grass prairie and 30 kilometers of hiking trails to explore. It is home to 25 species of mammals, 300 species of birds, numerous amphibians, reptiles, and fish, and countless invertebrates. During migration season, the number of waterfowl using the marsh during migration can exceed 400,000 daily!
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1 Snow Goose Bay on Hwy 220 | Oak Hammock Marsh, Stony Mountain, Manitoba R0C 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Friendly welcoming staff and well indicated maps and trails. So much wildlife to see, it is breathtaking. There are many benches to sit on to take it all in along the way as well. Lots of parking.

Thank Christstef
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Have always wanted to go and have a bite to eat at their Cafe. Well, today it happened! There is no admission if you are only visiting the Cafe and using the trails. The food was very fresh and tasty. There were 2 options of...More

Thank donnamarieh
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We visited the marsh on a sunny +12C,breezy day today (April 25th). The trails and gravel roads are now passable and give access to many birdy sites. In 90 minutes we witnessed most of Manitoba's duck species mostly in very large numbers - literally thousands....More

Thank RichJohnStan
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Picture a big empty garbage bag. Now throw in a bunch of long stinky weeds. Then throw in a bunch of bugs and ducks and whatever natural stuff you can find that resembles something gross you'd find in the ditch between highways after a month...More

Thank DannoBlammo
Reviewed 8 March 2016

What a place to observe nature, wildlife all around. The interior exhibits are very informative & interesting for all ages, will bring out the kid in all of us. It's the outside that can't be beat, use the hiking trails or just sit outside the...More

Thank Denis2727
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I had the pleasure of participating in the "A bird in the hand" program at the centre. It was great to learn more about how to band birds and why it is so important to band birds. I also had the opportunity to experience a...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We went to oak hammock marsh really nice day, so we started exploring the trails and you had to be very careful where you walk. Lots of gopher holes on paths. After realizing that most people just sit at the end and watch the birds...More

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Nature awaits at this beautiful location for all of God' s natural beauty !! The fall colours add to the wonderful sight of seeing so many gorgeous birds.... Especially the Canada Geese preparing for their long journey south for the winter !!! Check out the...More

Thank LorraineGauthier
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This is a great place to do some hiking, bird watching and just learning about and seeing nature. They have numerous programs throughout the day and even a guided canoe hike for a small fee. If you want to canoe alone they have canoe rentals...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 21 August 2015

took the girlfriend and her kids to this amazing place there were plenty of bugs and icky this for the kids as well as canoe rides and many ducks and birds this is a well worth it trip for anyone y sharing your experiences, you're...More

Thank dallas h
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Ken U
Is it pet friendly? Can we bring our dog on the trails?
6 November 2016|
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Response from 335Robert | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's pet friendly with dogs on a leash but probably best to check with them
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