Sunrise Corner offers explorers hundreds of kilometers of designated and maintained trails through Woodridge, Sandilands and surrounding communities.
The trail system throughout the Sandilands Provincial Forest allows riders to experience the thrills of an off-road adventure and explore the wilderness in this region. Other users such as hikers, cyclists, horseback rider and berry pickers also share this network of trails to enjoy the outdoors and participate in healthy and safe recreational activities. For more information, including trail maps and memberships, visit the local and provincial ATV associations.
Sunrise Corner offers the snowmobile enthusiast hundreds of kilometers of designated groomed snowmobile trails where you can ride all day enjoying the cool, crisp days of winter. Ride from town to town or from warm-up shelter to warm-up shelter, Sunrise Corner is rich with forested trails that offer beautiful scenery, spectacular snowscapes and adventures. For more information, trail map, and to purchase your Snopass, contact the local and provincial snowmobile associations.
Cross Country Skiing
If you are looking for an excellent way to get some fresh air and exercise, there are thirty-eight kilometers of classic cross country ski trails in the Sandilands Provincial Forest. The high sand ridges and majestic forests are an ideal location for skiing enthusiasts. Please note these designated trails are groomed by volunteers for cross country skiing only – hikers and snowshoers have access to many other trails for their use. For more information, trail map and to purchase your trail pass, contact the local and provincial cross country skiing associations.
Hiking, Walking & Snowshoeing
The Prairie Shore Interpretive Trail is located on Provincial Road 209, southwest of Gardenton. It is a one-mile long, self-guiding trail through the peaceful and majestic tall grass prairie. It’s the perfect adventure for bird and plant lovers who want to see more of Sunrise Corner’s natural heritage. The trail is perfect to do with all age groups, as it is only an hour of easy walking. At the trail-head, you’ll find a picnic spot with a working antique water pump.
The Agassiz Interpretive Trail is located on Road 36 East, just off Hwy 201 between Stuartburn and Vita. The trail winds through aspen forest and tall grass prairie, some of the rarest ecosystem in Canada, home of many species at risk. It’s a great place to bird watch, so bring your camera and binoculars. With many rest stops and easy terrain, the Agassiz Trail is perfect to do with family or on your own. You can choose to walk the 1.75-kilometer round, or go through the Aspen forest on the 3-kilometer trail.
Rat River Heritage Marsh, known locally as Ducks Unlimited, has an incredible variety of birds and wildlife to see and hear. It’s also one of the largest stretches of open water in Sunrise Corner. A seven-kilometre multi-purpose trail threads along its banks – sightseeing, recreation and wildlife all in one place. Access this amazing hiking location on Road 16N off Hwy 59 just south of Rosa, Manitoba.
Horseshoe Lake is a remote and beautiful location just west of Sundown, MB (turn north on Road 57 East between Menisino and Sundown). The forestry road leads to a historical grave site, an old dam, and the natural Horseshoe Lake. An easy trail to traverse with an ATV, on horseback, or on foot – bring a picnic and a friend to explore this hidden gem.