Well, this morning started out in the beautiful Parc Molgat campground in Ste. Rose du Lac. It is a beautifully laid out campground with large sites, pull through ones, power and water. There are even two pull through sites with “big rig” 50 amp power too! There is a washroom including nice showers and a convenient sani-dump. We had a very quiet night there, enjoyed the deer walking through the park and woke up listening to the birds. Definitely stay here again!
We moved on towards Dauphin stopping briefly at the Rainbow Beach Prov. Park. There is a large beach area here and a good campground as well. There is no services at this campground but all the sites are a good size.
Basically next door (past some of the lake cabins) is Dauphin Lake Golf Resort. We got some nice aerial photos of the course, but alas, didn’t have the time to go for a round. This is one of the courses that we would like to include in a future golf cavalcade.
In the City of Dauphin, we stopped to do a bit of shopping and then carried on to Winnipegosis.
Winnipegosis and Ethelbert are two of the little communities that you find along the Northern Woods and Water Highway in Manitoba. Yes, the communities have struggled through the years with the loss of businesses but the pride of ownership shows in the way the people of the community take care of it.
We took a little side trip off of the Northern Woods and Water Highway today and drove through the Duck Mountain Provincial Park. It is a gravel road through most of the park but it is a beautiful drive through the forest, lakes and ponds formed by beaver dams. Watch for wildlife, listen for the loons on the lakes and if you are a fisherman, you won’t be disappointed.