Now is also the perfect time to go blueberry picking and huckleberry picking along the Beaches of Lake Winnipeg.
Blueberries and Huckleberries are basically the same thing though some say the real Huckleberry has larger seeds, making it more difficult to eat.
Chanterelle. Unlike other mushrooms Chanterelle are easy to recognise. They are bright yellow, and grow in a funnel shape.
A good place to go Chanterelle picking is Elk Island this time of year.
August and early September are the perfect time to go to Manitoba’s Beaches! Weather is warm, mid to upper 80s, it is the sunniest time of year and the mosquitos have quieted down. Enjoy the summer by renting a cottage for a week.
We used to go blueberry picking on Elk Island and along Hwy 59, just south of the turnoff for Belair.
Many people look to rent cottages in the Restricted Area of Victoria Beach Manitoba. The restricted area of Victoria Beach is a closed off portion of the community that does not allow motor vehicle traffice during the summer months. This ensures quiet streets, free of motor vehicle traffic and has been in place since the early parts of the 20th century.