Edit Notes:

Edited January 10, 2021. Updated links to Provincial and National Parks policies.

Manitoba Provincial Parks

Geocaches placed within a Manitoba Provincial Park require the Park Manager's permission.

Manitoba Provincial Parks geocaching policy and online application form:

Canadian National Parks

There are two National Parks within Manitoba:  Riding Mountain National Park and Wapusk National Park 

Permission and a permit are required for caches placed in a National Park.

Parks Canada geocaching policy:

Contact Info: No main contact. Players are to contact each Park Superintendent on their own.

Fort Whyte Alive, Winnipeg

Caches are not allowed in this area without express permission from from the land managers. 


Caches are not allowed inside the boundaries of any cemetery without permission from the cemetery manager.   Caches may be placed along the outside of the cemetery as long the cache can be accessed from outside and there is no need to go inside.   On rare occasions when permission has been granted it should be noted on the cache listing and every effort should be made by the cache owner to avoid gravesites, memorials, flowered areas and any other location where a cacher searching for a cache may cause damage.  


Caches are not allowed on or near school grounds.   The general rule of thumb is that if a cache is on or near school grounds, within line of sight of the school or within an area where students may be playing during school hours, then the cache will not likely be published.   It should be noted that many schools back onto public parks.   Caches within the park may be published provided they are in a location where the cacher is out of sight of the school and is not likely to noticed while searching for the cache. Each cache will be reviewed on it's on merits.  Exceptions to this guideline may be made if the cache is on the private property of the cache owner and this fact is noted on the cache page.  

Manitoba Reviewer

About This Guide

The local laws and guidelines for geocaching placement vary from place to place. As community reviewers learn geocache placement policies for a certain location, they can add it here. This site may not be a complete or accurate list of land policies. These policies are made by the land owner or manager, they are neither the reviewer’s nor Geocaching HQ’s. This guide is just for reference, if no policies for the area you’re looking for are listed, that doesn't mean no policies exist. You must still obtain permission to place your geocache from the landowner or land manager,comply with all applicable laws, and follow the Geocaching Listing Requirements.

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