Surface flooding in the province is causing more campgrounds to close.
The province announced that campgrounds at Manipogo and Rainbow Beach provincial parks have been closed due to wet conditions and loose ground.
Whiteshell Provincial Park has also closed several campgrounds, including Otter Falls, Betula Lake and White Lake, due to rising water levels in the area.
The province has added roads and highways in the area which also have several flooded areas and people are advised against going to cabins and trails in the Lake Betula area.
Travel is also advised against Duck Mountain and Nopiming Provincial Parks as the roads are washed out. All campgrounds are closed in these areas.
All closures in Manitoba include:
· Blue Lakes, Childs Lake, Singush Lake and Wellman Lake campgrounds in Duck Mountain Provincial Park until at least May 27;
· Manipogo Provincial Park campground until at least May 27;
· Adam Lake Campground in Turtle Mountain Provincial Park is partially closed until at least May 27;
· Watchorn Provincial Park campground is partially closed until at least May 27;
· Bird Lake, Beresford Lake, Black Lake, Shoe Lake and Tulabi Falls campgrounds in Nopiming Provincial Park are closed until at least June 2;
· Nutimik Lake and Opapiskaw campgrounds in Whiteshell Provincial Park will be partially closed until at least June 2;
· Betula Lake, Otter Falls and White Lake campgrounds in Whiteshell Provincial Park until at least June 2;
· The Saint-Malo Provincial Park campground has a partial closure until at least June 2;
· Rivers Provincial Park campground is partially closed until at least June 2; and
· Lake St. George Provincial Park Campground is closed until further notice.
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