Hold a bird in your hands, dip for critters, paddle a voyageur canoe through the marsh.
Oak Hammock Marsh is one of North Americas birding hotspots and a great destination for people of all ages. This 36km2 Wildlife Management Area features a restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl lure crops, artesian springs, some of Manitobas last remaining patches of tall-grass prairie and 30 kilometers of trails for you to explore. This wetland 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 100,000 daily! This beautiful location offers the perfect setting for the award-winning Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centres many engaging and educational programs. Open year-round, the Interpretive Centre welcomes school groups and tourists for a variety of guided programs. The Interpretive Centre also features a theatre, a scenic café, a gift shop, meeting rooms, rooftop observation deck, and interactive exhibits. Open daily year-round. Admission charged. Tel. 204-467-3300; toll-free: 1-888-50-MARSH; fax: 204-467-9028; Website: www.oakhammockmarsh.ca E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: 20 minutes north of Winnipeg at Hwys. 67 and 220.