Along the trail

Exploring the Rossburn Subdivision Trail and wondering what else there is to do?

The Rossburn Subdivision trail passes through many communities that nurture and appreciate this beautiful route. Along the trail, you find many amenities and services which help enjoying your trip!

For touristic information, we recommend having a look at the tourism regions’ homepages:

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Rossburn Subdivision Trail – Russell

Along the Trail – From East to West

Town of Neepawa


Located in western Manitoba, just 2 hours west of Winnipeg and 45 minutes from Brandon, Neepawa offers tourist and recreational attractions such as camping, hiking & cross-country skiing trails.

Suggestions on what to do in Neepawa:

  • Enjoy the river path on the Trans Canada Trail
  • Visit the bird sanctuary
  • Picnic at the HyLife Back Forty Trail Park
  • Pick up your fav at Farmery Estate Brewery
  • Explore the Rosedale Farm Trail

 Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson 

Clanwilliam – Erickson

The Municipality of Clanwilliam-Erickson is located in the Parkland Region of Manitoba, south of Clear Lake and Riding Mountain National Park. Right at the intersection of Highway 10 and the Trans-Canada Trail, on the eastern shore of Leda Lake, the municipality offers a scenic backdrop of agricultural fields, rolling hills, and mixed forest stands.

Municipality of Harrison Park

Sandy Lake

Located on Highway 45 just 20 minutes South of Riding Mountain National Park, Sandy Lake is a relaxing and interesting tourist destination. Camping, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, snowmobiling, ice fishing – not to mention eating local cuisine – are the favourite activities in Sandy Lake.

Rural Municipality of Yellowhead


Elphinstone is a village in the Rural Municipality of Yellowhead, and is located along Highway 45, approximately 30 kilometres west of its junction with Highway No. 10. It was named after Lord Elphinstone who was a director of the Canada North-West Land Company (CNWLC) to which the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) sold 2,000,000 hectares of lands, mostly along its main rail line.

Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation

“The people of Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nations are Anishinabe / Ojibway who have lived in this land for millennia. The Keeseekoowenin Ojibway also known as the Riding Mountain Band signed Treaty #2 AUGUST 21, 1871 with the Government of Canada. […] The Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation has 3 reserve lands in separate locations. The main reserve 61 includes acres of land and is situated south of Riding Mountain National Park. The main residential site is situated near the town of Elphinstone.” – taken from

Contact – Keeseekoowenin Ojibway (


Oakburn is a community in the Municipality of Shoal Lake and is located at the junction of Highway #45 and #21, 14 km north of Shoal Lake.

Rossburn Municipality


The Rossburn Municipality, and with it the townsite of Rossburn, the Rossman Lake Resort and Sunset Point development, is located in the Parkland Region, Manitoba. Located between rolling hills, amongst numerous lakes, and adjacent to Riding Mountain National Park, Rossburn is the perfect destination for your next getaway during all seasons. Discover our nature, get active with a variety of outdoor activities, explore our rich heritage, or explore our local shops and amenities. 

Rossburn CDC

For more information about Rossburn, visit the municipal website or Rossburn CDC’s website.

Waywayseecappo First Nation

The Waywayseecappo First Nation is a First Nations band government whose reserve is located twenty miles (32 km) east of Russell. Waywayseecappo First Nation is in Treaty 4 territory, located southwest of Riding Mountain National Park. Located in the Birdtail valley near PTH 45, various businesses are to be found. The reserve is the home base for the successful MJHL team Waywayseecappo Wolverines.

Recently added to our trail network is the Flying Eagle connector trail which connects the Rossburn Subdivision Trail with Riding Mountain National Park at Tilson Lake Entrance – following a path close to the Birdtail Creek.

Rural Municipality of Riding Mountain West


Angusville is a charming community named after a pioneer family with the surname Angus. The community has a rich history in prairie settlement and sporting history with success in hockey and baseball. The Angusville area contains of the always popular Silver Beach Resort. Visit the Ukrainian People’s Home of Ivan Franco – a Provincial Heritage site constructed by members of the Ukrainian community of Angusville and surrounding area in 1934.

RM of Riding Mountain West

Municipality of Russell-Binscarth


The Russell Binscarth municipality is located at the gateway to the Manitoba Parklands and rolling hills, valleys, lakes and vast horizons set this picturesque region apart. The region also has abundant family- friendly recreation (a new arena and fitness centre; golf courses; parks; outdoor swimming pools; snowmobile/ horse trails) and easy access to lakes, sport fishing; and skiing/ snowboarding – just to name a few. Culture, heritage or music and arts enthusiasts will find a range of places to enjoy.