The Forks National Historic Site, Winnipeg

4.6
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Visit The Forks National Historic Site represents the site where two rivers meet, a place of commerce for aboriginals 6,000 years ago. The area was also used by fur trappers, and now welcomes contemporary Canadians. Explore the 9 acre (3.6 ha) riverside park, taking in interactive exhibits, sculptures, and hiking trails. Take children to the themed park, depicting the eras of cultural meetings, or hire a tour guide if you'd like a deeper understanding of the 6,000-year history of the area. Beyond the historical site, you'll discover a myriad of things to do including shopping, dining, and museums. Plan your The Forks National Historic Site visit and explore what else you can see and do in Winnipeg using our Winnipeg tour planner.
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  • My wife and I have enjoyed many times at the Forks, visiting family in Winnipeg. It has an energetic vibe and lots of interesting things to see and do. This last year, it stepped up a notch with the.....  more »
  • We have been to Winnipeg several times, but never been to the Forks, we parked our car and wandered around the shops for a bit, bought a few small items, the Sweet City Candy Shop was very cool, we.....  more »
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  • Absolutely wonderful! The only thing that I can say is that I have a good time in the world and I think it is because of the forks! I was just thinking about going back! You should definitely check this place out you will not be disappointed with the place! I have spent such a long time there I might as well live there. And one last thing, the place at night is absolutely stunning and very beautiful in this city.
  • The place to visit in downtown Winnipeg, this location beautifully located along the two rivers that meet in the area offers a little bit of everything. There is history, scenery, art, recreation, shopping, food, museums, and other points of interest. The entire area is quiet accessible and is very walkable. Great views of the river and the downtown skyline. Good food offerings. Close walk to the bridge across the river for more sightseeing.
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