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    Manitoba Trails Day Event on June 1st!

    RSTA is excited to announce that we’re hosting an International Trails Day event in partnership with Trans Canada Trail. Join us on June 1 to celebrate our beloved trail! This event is made possible by the generous support of Trans Canada Trail. We are one out of 10 trail groups Trans Canada Trail has chosen to highlight in Canada this year, the only one in Manitoba.

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    RSTA is looking for maintenance services

    The Rossburn Subdivision Trail Association (RSTA) is a non-profit organization managing the Rossburn Subdivision Trail. We are requesting an expression of interest for the maintenance services along the trail consisting of 176 km running from Neepawa to Russell on an old railway bed.

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    Elphinstone: New bridge – project finished

    Over the last months, we had a project in Elphinstone ongoing. An old railway bridge needed major updates. Thanks to the generous support from Trans Canada Trail, Trails Manitoba and Snoman Inc. Tourism Relief Fund, it was possible to rebuild the bridge over Little Saskatchewan River.

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    Winter fun on the Rossburn Subdivision Trail

    Snowmobilers – Trail is open for 2023! The Rossburn Subdivision Trail allows you to discover our wonderful province – during all seasons. Most of the trail is groomed for snowmobiling in winter. Snowmobiling on the trail For more detailed information about snowmobiling in Manitoba and for current trail conditions, we recommend to have a look at the official homepage of Snoman (Snowmobilers of Manitoba) Incorporated. Click here for Snoman’s Interactive Trail Status Map. Want to explore the Rossburn Subdivision Trail? Watch for Trail No. 13! The Rossburn Subdivision Trail runs under Trail No. 13 on Snoman’s trail map. This trail takes you from Russell to Neepawa. Several local snowmobiling clubs…

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    Flying Eagle Link Trail – Connecting to the national park

    Enjoy our new connector trail! The Paba Mashiwat Kinew / Flying Eagle Link Trail is a multi-use, non-motorized connector trail between the Rossburn Subdivision Trail and Riding Mountain National Park. Starting in Rossburn, a total of 36 kms leads to Tilson Lake Entrance, closely following the path of the Birdtail Creek. The trail is planned to be accessible during three seasons. In the future, a portion could also be open for cross country skiing or snowshoeing. Adding to the Riding Mountain Trans Canada Trail Network, the new trail connects the Trans Canada Trail, Waywayseecappo First Nation, the RM of Rossburn, and the national park’s trail network. The trail is showcasing…

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    Finally! – The Flying Eagle Link Trail is now open

    On October 8th, we finally had our grand opening for the Flying Eagle Trail. The new connector trail adds to the Riding Mountain Trans Canada Trail Network, which aims at connecting the national park with the Rossburn Subdivision Trail. Starting in Rossburn, a total of 36 kms leads to Tilson Lake Entrance in Riding Mountain National Park, closely following the path of the Birdtail Creek. Officially open! Our official opening was a big success – thanks to everyone who attended and thanks to everyone who spoke a few words! This trail has been made possible by generous support by the Province of Manitoba, Trans Canada Trail,Trails Manitoba, Fusion Credit Union,…

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    Take a rest! – Watertower project finished in Erickson

    Our Erickson Water Tower Project has successfully been completed! We created a 352 square feet, t-shaped wooden deck with benches as resting spot and point of interest look-out 2.6 miles West of Erickson. A new restarea to pause and observe Mother Nature while hiking, biking or horseback riding on the Rossburn Subdivision Trail or Elk Link Trail – its connector trail to Riding Mountain National Park. Where to find the new restarea? This new rest area is located on the Rolling River at Highways #10 & 45 Junction right along the Rossburn Subdivision Trail – and not far from the Elk Link Trail. 50.5232387,-99.9463478 Discover railway history There is something…

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    Team effort! – Successful Trail Clean Up in Neepawa

    Locals get together on a Trail Clean up in Neepawa On June 27 & 28, 2022 the Neepawa Middle School Grade 6C class and the Neepawa Lions teamed up to participate in a “Trail Clean-up” event along The Trans Canada Trail system that runs through Neepawa.  A combination of young and old teaming up to accomplish this goal while helping to clean their community. Neepawa Middle Schoolers and Neepawa’s Lions Club out on the trail together The grade six students cleaned up over 5km of trail in and around their community leading from “The Back Forty”, new bicycle park all the way to Lions Riverbend Park.  Grade 6C teacher Mrs.…

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    Fishing along the Rossburn Subdivision Trail

    The new fishing map by Asessippi Parkland Tourism has been published recently! Taking this as an opportunity to give you more information on fishing along the Rossburn Subdivision Trail. Fishing lakes along the Rossburn Subdivision Trail While traveling on the Rossburn Subdivision Trail and through the communities along the trail ,the closest lakes for fishing are the following: Spear Lake (30) Rossman Lake (31) Arrow Lake (34) Patterson Lake (36) Seech Lake (33) Tokaryk Lake (37) Closer towards Riding Mountain National Park, you find: Silver Beach (35) Deep Lake (32) Depending on the lake, there is a chance to fish for Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Northern Pike, Walleye, Lake Whitefish,…

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    Elk Link Trail

    Elk Link Trail – From Erickson to Riding Mountain National Park Riding Mountain Trans Canada Trail Network The Elk Link trail provides a link from Riding Mountain National Park to the Trans Canada Trail/ Rossburn Subdivision Trail. The TCT runs parallel to the Park, at varying distances, over its 176 km length between Russell and Neepawa. The Riding Mountain Trans Canada Trail Network aims to connect the TCT with special places on the south edge of the Park. Elk Link – Our first connector trail Your journey from RMNP essentially begins at Wasagaming townsite and proceeds to Onanole townsite via the Onanole trail. The Elk Link trail continues southward to…