The Forks National Historic Site is a busy site nestled in the centre of downtown Winnipeg at the meeting place of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers and is known for being a fantastic place to visit all year round! Come sunshine or snow, there’s always something to enjoy—from tapping your toes at a free concert, taking a historic tour or skating the frozen river trails.


  • ​6,000 Years in 60 Minutes!

    Discover The Forks' hidden history! Take a 6,000-year journey with a Parks Canada interpreter and uncover what lies beneath your feet.

  • Find your red chair moment… at The Forks!

    Discover the red chairs at The Forks – the perfect spot to take it all in. t’s time to connect! With history - with friends and family. Take your photo and share it with us!

All activities

Sea birds Bird watching
Bicycles Cycling
Lookout Lookout
Accommodation Stay overnight
Boat tour Boat tour
Dogs on leash Dog walking
Boat tie-up Mooring
Tobogganing Tobogganing
Sailboating Boating
Ice skating
Photo Opportunity Photography
Interpretation Tours and programs