Who would have thought the prairies would have so many waterfalls!? If you're from southern Manitoba, your waterfall options can seem sort of bleak. Venture north or east though and there is so much going on in the boreal forests and at the edge of the Canadian shield.
"Don't go chasing waterfalls, please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you're used to", TLC made a banger back in the day and they know us Manitobans well ... but sometimes you need to go beyond the rivers and lakes chase those waterfalls! So start chasing these 11 Surreal Waterfalls In Manitoba You Must Visit This Summer.
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Pisew Falls // Pisew Falls Provincial Park
Pisew Falls is the second largest waterfall in Manitoba! It is located in the small community in Wabowden up north near Thompson.
Grassy River Falls // Pisew Falls Provincial Park
These Grassy river falls are a small falls created from the river and streams next to Pisew Falls! It is located in the same area as Pisew Falls.
Kwastichewan Falls // Pisew Falls Provincial Park
Kwastichewan Falls is THE LARGEST waterfall in Manitoba! It is located also up north near Thompson in the area of Wabowden.
Wekusko Falls // Wekusko Falls Provincial Park
Wekusko Falls is unique in that it is one of the only waterfalls in Manitoba with a pedestrian bridge built over it. Easily get a great shot of the falls here!
Tulabi Falls // Nopiming Provincial Park
Tulabi Falls has really cool big rocks in between the rapids. It is located as far east as you can go in Manitoba bordering Ontario.
Rainbow Falls // Whiteshell Provincial Park
Rainbow Falls is probably one of the most popular falls in Manitoba. It is located in White Lake and doesn't require any hiking.
Sturgeon Falls // Whiteshell Provincial Park
Sturgeon Falls are more like large rapids within the lake. It's popular for water sports and part of the Canadian shield.
Mcgillivray Falls // Whiteshell Provincial Park
Mcgillivray Falls is a collection of streams and rivers flowing over the rocks in the Mcgillivray Falls Self-Guiding Trail. It is located in the area of Falcon Beach.
Viburnam Falls // Whiteshell Provincial Park
Viburnam Falls are located in the Pine Point Rapids Trail. Along the rapids you'll find various falls like this one.
Acorn Falls // Whiteshell Provincial Park
Acorn Falls are also located along the Pine Point Rapids Trail. They are another waterfalls you'll find following the rapids.
Hunt Lake Falls // Whiteshell Provincial Park
Hunt Lake Falls is a creek that flows into Hunt Lake creating these beautiful falls over the rocks. It is located in the Hunt Lake Hiking Trail.