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Expanded Closure Area, North Whiteshell Provincial Park

Posted on: May 23, 2022  |  

The following expanded closure order has just been announced by the Director of Manitoba Parks

The expanded closure area for this Order extends from the west entrance at the north end of Whiteshell Provincial Park along Provincial Road (PR) 307 eastward to the junction of PR 307 and PR 309. Affected areas include Sylvia Lake, Eleanor Lake, Otter Falls, Barrier Bay and Nutimik Lake and the current Betula Lake closure area announced on Friday. This area includes all cottage subdivisons, commercial areas, campgrounds, group use, day use recreational and picnic areas, playgrounds, trail and beaches.

The expanded closure area will come into effect on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022, at 5 pm. All persons are required to evacuate the closure area by this time. During the period of the closure, no person should reside in or enter the expanded closure area in the park.
Additionally, as part of this Order, Manitoba Parks is to close nightly and seasonal camping at Dorothy Lake, Opapiskaw and Nutimik Lake campgrounds effective Monday, May 23 at 3 p.m. The nightly campground at Big Whiteshell Lake south shore is to also close at this time. These closures will remain in effect until Monday, June 6, 2022.

This Order also includes the immediate closure of all backcountry campsites in Whiteshell Provincial Park.

Click the link below for the Director’s order and map

Director’s Order – North Whiteshell Provincial Park Expanded Closure Area 05_22_22

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