Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park
Located west of Main Street, south of Broadway
Winnipeg, MB 0X0 X0X
Phone: (204) 947-9344
In 2020, celebrate Manitoba 150 by visiting Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park, the place where, in 1850, they voted to create the Province of Manitoba and to enter the confederacy of Canada. Today this revitalized and re-energized site uses interpretation, art and technology to bring it's history to life in new and interesting ways - including in 11 different languages.
GPS-enabled Park and Heritage Wall Exploration
Take a self-guided tour with assistance from a free, downloadable app on your smartphone. The GPS-enabled map uses the location of your device to pinpoint your position in the Park – perfect for exploring the site’s many points of interest and the symbols & stories along the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Heritage Wall. Spend some time walking the length of the 400ft-long wall to learn about how each symbol fits into Manitoba’s history.
As you explore the site, you may find a few hidden points of interest within the Park which reveal more stories about the experiences of people who lived in and around the Fort. If you are visiting the park with children, turn this into a fun scavenger hunt!
Click here for more information on the app