Assiniboine Forest

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Follow the trail through this huge urban forest, great for hiking and biking.

Comprised of over 700 acres of urban oak and aspen forest, it is one of the largest urban nature parks of its kind in Canada. This multi-use park is home to a variety of species of flora and fauna. Interpretive signage identifies the 1 km paved Sagimay Trail leading to Eve Werier Pond, boardwalk and the 6 km woodchipped trail system. A section of the Trans-Canada Trail is along the south edge of the forest. Open year-round. Free admission. Guided tours available. Tel. 204-986-7234; fax: 204-986-7236; Web: www.winnipeg.ca/publicworks/naturalist/ns/af/index.asp E-mail: prairie@winnipeg.ca Location: Grant Avenue at Chalfont.