Campground Description

The Gilbert Plains Centennial Park Campground is located in a valley on the west side of town. The park is home to 33 campsites, picnic area, playground and the newly developed Oksana & Quinn Dutchyshen Memorial Splashpark. The campground also offers wheelchair accessible bathrooms and showers. The park offers free firewood in the summer. This park is situated on the gentle Valley River that is suitable for swimming, rafting and canoeing. There is a beautiful 18-Hole golf course that offers a licensed restaurant with both indoor and outdoor dining. In the winter, the park is popular with tobogganers and cross-country skiers as there is a groomed trail.

Local Attractions

Gilbert Plains is also near Riding Mountain National Park and the Duck Mountainb Provincial Park. Both parks are within a 30 minute drive, and offer further opportunities for camping, hiking, skiing, boating and fishing. The Gilbert Plains Municipality has a recreation complex, that includes an ice rink and 4 sheet curling ice. There is also a skate park and tennis courts for public use. We offer a museum and information centre as well as the oldest and most complete set of farm buildings on the continent built in the Ukrainian style of the Carpathian Mountain Region that offers tours. There is a local company that offers kayak adventures as well. We have many options for dining and takeout. The town has several businesses, I will list those of interest below. The town of Gilbert Plains offers a Family Foods grocery store, Canada Post office, Plainst Tire Shop, library, accounting firm, hair dressing shop, fitness centre, EMS building, Services For Seniors office, Credit Union, Western Financial, 2 gas stations as well as a COOP card lock.

Location

Campground Amenities

  • Firepit (Campsites)
  • Firepit (Common)
  • Firewood (Free)
  • Flush Toilets
  • Garbage Cans and Recycling Bins
  • Gazebo
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Parking Lot
  • Pet Friendly
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Powered Sites
  • Sani Station
  • Seasonal Sites
  • Showers
  • Tap Water
  • Walk-in Sites

Campground Services

  • Internet access (WiFi)
  • Restaurant

Campsite Types

  • Pull Through Sites
  • 30 Amp Hookup
  • 50 Amp Hookup
  • Glamping Tents
  • RV (60+ feet)
  • RV (<20 feet)
  • RV (<30 feet)
  • RV (<40 feet)
  • RV (<50 feet)
  • RV (<60 feet)
  • Tent
  • Water Hookup

Leisure

  • Driving Range
  • Golf course
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking and Canoeing
  • Playground
  • Splash Park

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Quiet time: 11:00 pm 8:00 am. Use of loud equipment such as chainsaws, radios or generators during this time is prohibited. 

Disturbances: Excessive noise or any disturbance that intrudes on other campers is not permitted at anytime.This includes damaging property, fighting, screaming, playing loud music, using insulting or obscene language, drunkenness or other disturbances. Failure to comply will result in eviction fom the campground. 

Eviction: When an eviction occurs, the evicted person is banned from entering the campground for the duration of the eviction period. No refunds for the unused portion of the stay. Eviction will also result with late payments or no payments of fees. 

Campsite availability: Non-reserved campsites are available on a first-come first-served basis. 

Wood shed: The wood shed will be open daily from 12 pm to 8 pm. 

Disposal of sewer & wastewater: The dumping station is located at the Ag. Grounds. Do not dump gray, black, or even clean water on the ground or at onsite washroom facilities. Mobile septic services are available. Failure to comply with these rules will result in eviction from the campground. 

Site maintenance: The registered guest is responsible for maintaining the campsite in a clean and sanitary condition at all time. The board will not tolerate overcrowded and unsightly campsites. 

Campfires: Campfires are prohibited except in designated fire pits and must be extinguished when the site is unoccupied. Firewood is for campsite guests' use only. Removal of cut firewood from the park is prohibited. Cutting or gathering living or dead wood for your campsite fire is also prohibited. 

Campsites: Each campsite must contain only one camping unit (i.e. tent, tent-trailer, camper trailer, camper-truck, fifth wheel or motorhome.) Each site may contain one screened dining tent or one additional sleeping tent. 

Garbage disposal/recycling: Use of refuse containers is mandatory. Use appropriate recycling containers where provided. Avoid using glass containers. Please use plastic containers and cans, when possible. 

Care of trees: Do not strip bark from trees or otherwise injure them. Trees are damaged when bark is stripped, tarps are tied or fastened, or nails are driven into them. Damaged trees are more likely to be destroyed by fungus or disease. 

Cook Shack: Available for families or groups on a first come first serve basis; although we will take reservations to secure a booking. 

Playground & Splashpark: Playground and splashpark is used at your own risk. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Anyone violating these rules will be asked to leave the campground. In the event of an emergency, contact the local RCMP detachment at 204-622-5050 or dial 911.

If you have selected the e -transfer option, payment must be sent immediately or your reservation will be at risk of cancellation. 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy: We operate a 48 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel at least 48 hours prior to the day of your arrival you will not be charged with the exception of the non-refundable cancellation fee, and credit card processing fees. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to the day of arrival will incur a charge equivalent to the first night's stay. All reservations are held until 8:00pm of the day you are scheduled to check-in. If you do not arrive by 8:00pm, or notify us of late arrival your entire reservation is considered forfeited and you will charged for your entire reservation. To cancel or to notify us of a late arrival call 204-548-2519 or email gprecdirector@gmail.com.

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