Outdoor Adventure

Boating, Canoeing & Kayaking

Watersports: Watersport enthusiasts will find no shortage of H2O in which to get their hulls wet! Lake Dauphin’s large body of water with wide open spaces is a great place for kite or windsurfing, waterskiing or wakeboarding. And don’t forget the tubers! On a hot summer day the lake will be alive with the sound of happy screams! Canoeing &


Rough it or turn on the AC in your RV. Variety is the keyword when it comes to camping in and around Dauphin. Vermillion Park Campground: Vermillion Park features over 200 campsites, a wading pool, picnic sites, playground, wildlife, 3 km of lit trails, and an on-site camp host who is present 24 hours a day during the summer months.

Fishing & Hunting

Some lakes have special regulations. Consult the Manitoba Anglers Guide for complete information and view our list of local Guides & Outfitters. Dauphin Lake: Dauphin Lake is a trophy walleye fishery with fish weighing 1.4 to 1.8 kg (3-4 lbs) or more! Try your luck catching northern pike and Master Angler walleye: a record catch of a 71.45 cm (32”)

Hiking & Cycling

Vermillion River Walking Trail: One of the most accessible wetland environments to view ducklings and turtles is right here in Dauphin’s Vermillion Park. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the 3 km lit trail during any season: running, cycling, walking, snowshoeing, and groomed cross skiing are all activities that will take you through the flora and fauna. This gorgeous green canopy and

Historical Walking Tour

Explore Dauphin’s rich heritage and architecture through a Historical Walking Tour! Showcasing the eight bronze statues, schools, homes, businesses, and other public buildings, the tour includes interesting historical facts and highlights architectural details. Stop by the Tourism Dauphin office to pick-up your own booklet or download Dauphin’s Historical Walking Tour and head out for a stroll!  


It doesn’t matter which area of Dauphin you find yourself in: a playground is never far away. Clicking on a playground will take you to a map to find the one closest to you! McDonald’s Playground Parkland Recreation Complex – 200 1st Street SE (Wheelchair accessible) Kinette Park 5th Avenue SW & 2nd Street SW West End Park Railway Avenue


Spend a few days riding, exploring and experiencing Dauphin’s spectacular scenery and natural attractions from your sled! Dauphin is the gateway to over 1,000 km of designated groomed snowmobile trails in the Parkland including the Trans-Canada Snowmobile Trail. The Dauphin Snowmobile Club services and maintains 350 km of the local trails, linking Riding Mountain National Park and Duck Mountain Provincial

Snowshoeing & Skiing

You will never be left without anything to do during the winter months in Dauphin. With so many picturesque trail options in and around Dauphin for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, fatbiking and snowmobiling, this is a prime area for winter adventures! We are a hockey town, so you will always find some ice nearby and a warm