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Elkhorn Resort, Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba

Elkhorn Resort, Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba © Craig Fast

Nature is on the doorstep of Elkhorn Resort. The splendours of Riding Mountain National Park rise to its north; here, moose, black bears, elk and beavers roam grasslands, boreal forests, marshes and lakes.

Elkhorn Resort also benefits from the proximity of Wasagaming, gateway to Riding Mountain National Park. Restaurants, shops, tourist information centre, tennis courts, a beach and Clear Lake are all within walking distance.

Elkhorn Resort, Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba © Craig FastThose who, understandably, don’t want to leave the comforts of the four-star Elkhorn can eat in the laid-back Buffalo Bar or treat themselves in the Mountain Grill Dining Room. The Solstice Spa provides a comprehensive range of treatments, including massages, aromatherapy, facials, reflexology, alternative healing and hair removal.

A swimming pool, two hot tubs, sauna, fitness room and very fun children’s play area provide entertainment for all ages.

Rooms are spacious, many with fireplaces and king beds. A number of chalets in the grounds of the resort sleep up to ten and are also available as timeshares. Large flat-screen televisions are hooked up to cable and a large selection of DVDs is available from reception. Some balconies overlook the stables, where horses pose as if for a painting.

Elkhorn Resort, Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba © Craig FastElkhorn Riding Adventures (formerly Triangle Ranch) operates from the property. Regular trail rides leave from the resort and year-round boarding is available. Other animals are welcome at the nearby Pet Bed & Breakfast.

Elkhorn Resort is open year round, with facilities and activities reflecting the season. There is even an ice skating rink on site. Snowmobile, ski, snowshoe and toboggans are available for hire.

See related feature, blog and images
Feature: Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba
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