Location & Directions

The Forks + COVID-19

The Forks Market is closed until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation as a meeting place for everyone but also as an employer and a landlord to many local, independent businesses. We truly look forward to welcoming the community back to this historic meeting place when it’s appropriate to do so. In the meantime, please choose to support your favourite Forks Market retailers via their online shops, enjoy our 52-acre outdoor space when you’re in need of some fresh air and take care of each other.

Getting to The Forks

There are so many ways you can get to The Forks.  Type in 1 Forks Market Road into your favourite map app.  That will bring you to the centre of The Forks site, right up to The Forks Market.

Bike

Ditch the car and roll on into The Forks not having to worry about traffic delays and parking. Pedestrian and bicycle access is available along the Riverwalk or try one of the many cycling routes included here

Paddle

We are located at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers after all. Choose your own flotilla and dock at The Forks Historic Port. See how its done here.

Skate

In the winter months, the Manitoba 150 River Trail can reach up to 10kms, connecting several communities to The Forks. Access points and trail conditions can be found here.

Splash Dash Water Bus Service 

Serving several docks throughout downtown Winnipeg with dock to dock service, the service links Osborne Village, the grounds of the Legislature, Taché Dock, St. Boniface Hospital, and the Exchange District from its home port at The Forks. The Water Buses are wheelchair accessible and operate seven days a week. A charter service and half hour interpretive tours are also available on Splash Dash.

Winnipeg Transit

Transit services are available to The Forks site with the #38 Salter route, the free Downtown Spirit Bus Service, and multiple routes stopping a short walk through Union Station at Main St. and Broadway.

Parking

A combination of daily and hourly parking for Forks visitors is available. There are also identified handicap stalls close to all facilities. Visit FNP Parking for rates and map.

Bus Parking

We are currently unable to accommodate bus parking at The Forks. Buses are still welcome to pick up/drop off on site, but will need to arrange parking by calling 311 or 1 (877) 311-4974 outside of Winnipeg. 

 

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