Explore the beautiful scenery of Parkland.
Big Grass Cabins and Lodges is nestled within the beautiful community of parkland near Russell MB. Russell is home to a library, Millennium park, Town Arches, Multiplex, shopping- groceries, clothing, liquor mart, Beer store, Tim Hortons, Subway, A&W, Dawn and Doffs bar and Grill, Russell Cut and Dried, swimming pool, Beef and Barley festival –Oct long weekend, spa, massage therapist, chiropractor, Hospital, Personal Care home, Fire Department, library-online access, Pizza-Hut Express and more.
Choose from two sanction walks --Volksmarches distances up to 10kms.
While walleye is the top catch on Lake of the Prairies, you will also find many more great lakes in the area. Spear Lake, Assiniboine River, East Goose Lake, Shell River, Silver Beach, Deep Lake, Arrow Lake, Seech Lake and Tokarok Lake are all within a one hour radius with excellent trout and fly fishing experiences.
Big Grass Cabins and Lodges is near by Mosaic Potash mines, Bunge Canola refinery, Cattle-ranch farmers, Horse riding options, Trail rides, Motor Cross, Redliner-antique cars and more.
Inglis Grain Elevators National Historic Site is the last remaining row of standard country grain elevators. Five elevators still stand intact beside an abandoned rail line in sharp contrast to the demolition of thousands of elevators experienced in numerous prairie towns.
Asessippi Ski Hills
Nestled deep in the Shell River Valley, Asessippi Ski Area & Resort is Manitoba’s premier ski resort. With 49 acres of skiable terrain, Asessippi has a lot of variety to offer. From moguls and terrain parks to downhill snow tubing, Asessippi has something for everyone.
Lake of The Prairies Fishing Tournament
The Lions Prairie Classic is one of the most exciting catch-and-release walleye tournaments in the country and is limited to 120 teams. The two-day tournament is held on the second weekend in June.
World Class Hunting
The Asessippi region attracts hunters because of its abundance of waterfowl as well as larger animals, including deer, moose, bear and elk.
Russell Outdoor Swimming Pool
The Russell Outdoor Swimming Pool is located on the corner of Lawrence Street and Memorial Avenue in Russell. The pool is open June to August.
Russell & District Golf Course
The Russell & District Golf Course is a Class III, 9-hole, par-36 course. Grass greens, watered fairways, a driving range, licensed clubhouse with outdoor patio & licensed fairways, plus small party catering are all available.
Riding Mountain National Park
An island of wilderness nestled in the heart of the prairies awaits you in Riding Mountain National Park. Your first encounter with the park is bound to be love at first sight. The beautiful, quaint townsite of Wasagaming unfolds in front of you.
Moose Lake Cross-Country Ski Trail
The Moose Lake Cross-Country Ski Trail is located at the southwest corner of Riding Mountain National Park at Silver Creek off PR264. The trail loops for approximately 10 km (6 miles) through aspen deciduous forest over moderately undulating terrain.