Address: View on map Cannington Manor Provincial Park Location: Cannington Manor area. 26km SE of Moose Mountain Provincial Park.
The Manor Drive Auto Tour provides a detailed look into the history behind the Cannington Manor area. The driving tour features stops at 11 locations, including sites that were of historical significance to European settlers; a house that was once erected and used as a shooting location for the film adaptation of Who Has Seen the Wind?, a W.O. Mitchell novel; the Cannington Community Cemetery; and the Humphreys/Hewlett House which was built in 1888. An interpretive walking trail is located at the Humphreys/Hewlett House site.The driving tour also includes a stop at the Cannington Manor Provincial Park (entry fees apply), which was the original build site for the village of Cannington Manor. This provincial historic park boasts a variety of reconstructed buildings, period demonstrations (including candle and rope making), the original 1885 All Saints Anglican Church, and unique artifacts that history enthusiasts will enjoy.
Open Year Round
Cannington Manor Provincial Park amenities include: barbecue pits, picnic sites, washrooms. Camping, golfing, accommodations, beach at nearby Moose Mountain Provincial Park and at White Bear First Nation.
- Length : Depends on number of sites visited
- Difficulty : Beginner
- Surface : Paved and gravel roads
- Environment : Aspen Parkland Ecoregion - aspen bluffs, agricultural land; early settlement history