Welcome To The North...

From our pristine lakes to our rugged landscape and endless sky, Northern Manitoba has something to offer the adventurer in you. See the untouched wilderness and the hundreds of species of wildlife -- from polar bears and beluga whales, to caribou and arctic fox. Hear the roar of our majestic waterfalls and the haunting call of the loon. Taste bannock baked over a campfire and feel the warmth of our communities as they welcome you with open arms. This is the north... this is northern Manitoba.

News & Announcements

Tourism North invests in winter tourism development

Tourism North received a grant from the Province of Manitoba to carry out a winter tourism development project and one of the budget line items will go directly towards extending the snowmobile trail system in northern Manitoba.  Something we know that would be an...more

Santa will be making a stop in Thompson November 29th!

Thompson Santa Claus Parade
To celebrate the start of the holiday season the Recreation, Parks and Culture Department within the City of Thompson and Hello Parents have joined together to host a Christmas parad.
Activities will...more

Featured Attraction

Snow Lake Hiking / Walking (Snow Lake)

Path in Snow Lake, photo by Keplyn Krul
The Boreal, Chickadee and Lakeview Interpretive Trails are groomed paths wtih cement, gravel or natural paths through the boreal forest with a view... » more

Featured Event

June 21, 2015
Thompson National Aboriginal Day Events (Thompson)
This all-day event begins with a sunrise ceremony at daybreak.  A tipi, tents and platform are set up at the celebration site, all of which takes place outdoors.  The morning includes kids events, games & crafts (traditional & modern). 
At noon, in the spirit of feasting - a community BBQ is held.  The afternoon begins with the Grand Entry, greetings and launch of the Thompson Aboriginal Accord progress report, then comes entertainment, talent show, traditional adult games and contests (jigging, log sawing, goose calling, moose calling, trap setting, etc.).  Food booths are incorporated into the day, sample a Bannock Burgers or Indian Taco.   
The evening includes more entertainment, the Soaring Eagle Awards (recognizing outstanding Aboriginal people in the categories of Youth, Adult and Elder), retiring of the flags and fireworks.  All events are free to attend and open to all and every aspect of the day is themed around celebrating culture. » more events

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