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Welcome to Roblin -- "Jewel of the Parkland" and "Fly-Fishing Capital of Manitoba"

Make Roblin Your Base for Exploring the Area

The many accommodation options include quaint bed & breakfasts, cozy guest houses, scenic resorts and cabins, and motel rooms. Those looking for great camping will find it at the Roblin Kin Park and Campground (at Goose Lake) and at nearby provincial parks and numerous privately-run campgrounds and resorts.

Rich Heritage

The area is rich in history, on display in our museums and historical attractions. The Keystone Pioneer Museum showcases the history of the region through period buildings and furnishings, including the restored Elaschuk House, a pioneer log cabin and the Makaroff United Church. The museum's website is http://kpmroblinmb.webs.com

At Inglis, you’ll find the Inglis Elevators National Historic Site, the last remaining row of five standard plan grain elevators in Canada, as well as Frank Skinner Arboretum Trail, located at the original nursery of one of Canada’s most innovative horticulturists. Here you’ll also discover the unique St. Elijah Romanian Orthodox Church Museum and Paulenko Romanian Folk House.

Much to See and Do

Within minutes of Roblin are some of Manitoba’s most spectacular parks. To the north is Duck Mountain Provincial Park, known for its clear, spring-fed lakes and abundant wildlife, including moose, white-tailed deer, black bears, foxes, lynx, coyotes and timber wolves. Just minutes south is Asessippi Provincial Park on man-made Lake of the Prairies, one of Manitoba’s best walleye fisheries.

There are always plenty of activities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. In summer, be sure to visit the Roblin Leisure Aquatic Centre with its junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, wading pool, spray fountains, 112-foot water slide and 10-person hot tub. Schedule a round of golf at the scenic 9-hole Roblin Golf & Country Club. Take a hike, mountain bike or horseback ride on the Crocus Trail, part of the Canada-wide Trans-Canada Trail system which passes through the area.

Fly-Fishing Capital of Manitoba

Like fishing? Then you’ve come to the right place. The Roblin area, with its abundance of small streams, rivers and lakes, is recognized as one of the world’s best areas for fly-fishing. Catches of brown and rainbow trout measuring up to 30 inches are not uncommon. Goose Lake, located within Roblin, is stocked with Rainbow and Brown Trout. The 67-kilometre long Lake of the Prairies is ideal for fishing, boating and wildlife viewing. And for real fishing variety, cast your line into the Blue Lakes and Child’s Lake in Duck Mountain Provincial Park, where you might just snag a walleye, yellow perch, trout, splake or northern pike. These are also great lakes for boating, canoeing and swimming -- and even scuba diving at Blue Lake!

Snowy Fun

The area doesn’t hibernate during the winter. The region is a popular destination for snowmobilers, as the region is connected to neighbouring communities by a network of over 720 kilometres of trails. Breathtaking forested trails traverse the Duck Mountains and scenic valleys in the area south of Roblin. Snowmobile passes are available at several businesses in Roblin and area.

South of Roblin near Inglis is Asessippi Ski Area and Resort, one of Manitoba’s newest winter attractions. A charming winter village sits at the base of 25 downhill runs. The winter park has two quad and one triple chair lift, two terrain parks, and a full rental and pro shop. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing and more.

We’ll see you in Roblin and area this year!