Picture Your Life Here!
The Rural Municipality of Woodlands is a rural community composed of a population diverse in cultural heritage that share a common desire for the quality of life found in a rural agricultural setting. Residents enjoy the wide-open spaces, clean air, water and a safe, friendly atmosphere in which family life thrives. This lifestyle is afforded in both a rural residential setting and in several small villages.
The R.M. of Woodlands, located just 30 kilometers north of Winnipeg on Highway #6, is the perfect destination for tourists looking for a variety of attractions to fit all interests. Whether you are looking for outdoor adventure or a step into the past, there is something for everyone - and just minutes from Winnipeg.
The R.M. of Woodlands also hosts many wonderful events throughout the year. Visit our Community Events Listing on our R.M. website for more information. Don’t miss events like the Lake Francis Ranch Rodeo or the Children’s Wish Trail Ride and Cookout!
Unique attractions in the area:
V. Gross Doll Museum & Gift Shop - Stop by for a visit to view this massive collection of over 3,500 dolls & toys on display in two (2) buildings. Are you a collector looking for that special item? You may find it here with thousands of dolls from every era on display & hundreds for sale in the Gift Shop.
West Interlake Trading Company - The Elevator Site at Warren is the northern destination of the Prairie Dog Central Railway (a vintage passenger train). Shop this weekend market for great local produce, craft items and tasty treats as you greet passengers arriving on the historic train!
Woodlands Pioneer Museum - For a glimpse of our strong agricultural heritage, this is a great place to start. Featuring a comprehensive display of pioneer artifacts and buildings, the museum tells the story of settlement in the area.
Recreation & Community places:
Baseball diamonds - Located in all villages including Lake Francis, Marquette, Warren & Woodlands.
Community centres – Located in Lake Francis, Meadow Lea, Warren & Woodlands they provide facilities for socials and community gatherings, including a link to the past and the many rural districts and their social clubs!
Curling Rink - Located in Warren with league play and hosting bonspiels during the winter months.
Miami Beach Family Campground - Great place for a camping trip, swimming and family fun & entertainment.
Rubber Ducky Campground & Resort - Swimming, camping, motel style rooms B & B, modern facilities, common game room & dining area, hot tub rentals, duck pond, playground, mini golf & the Ducky Express.
South Interlake Credit Union Arena –Most recent of our facilities this arena opened in 2006, with excellent spectator seating areas and quality ice conditions.
South Interlake Golf & Country Club - This 18-hole golf course has some challenging fairways with well manicured greens, providing league play, great tournament facilities & Pro available for lessons. Clubhouse open to the public and golfers for dining and refreshments during the season.
Rubber Ducky Campground & Resort
South Interlake Golf & Country Club
Prairie Oak Regional Arts Council ("South of the Lakes Art Tour")
Trails North Grill
V. Gross Doll Museum & Gift Shop
West Interlake Trading Company
Contact: R. M. of Woodlands