McGillivray Trail


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The McGillivrayTrail is a new multi-use pathway that runs east / west connecting Pembina Hwy to FortWhyte Alive. The eastern section that borders an older residential neighbourhood is the most scenic and boasts a fine canopy of mature trees. The western section runs adjacent to Linden Woods on a nicely bermed and landscaped path before it meets up with Winnipeg’s largest ‘power centre’ – a large collection of big box stores.


  • asphalt surface 3.5 metres in width
  • 4.5 km route length
  • Parking
    Linden Ridge Shopping Centre on McGillivray @ Kenaston
    Kenaston Crossing on McGillivray @ Kenaston
  • Washrooms
    Red River Co-op – 1745 Kenaston Blvd


  1. FortWhyte Alive – is a rural oasis inside the city. It offers more than 240 hectares of aspen forest, tall grass prairie, scenic lakes, hiking trails and floating marsh boardwalks. The interpretive centre includes a Touch Museum as well as the largest fresh water aquarium in Manitoba. It is also home to Winnipeg’s only urban herd of bison.
  2. Bishop Grandin Trail West – a new multi-use pathway that borders Bishop Grandin Blvd and Kenaston Blvd between Pembina Hwy and McGillivray Boulevard.
  3. Waverley Trail – a new multi-use pathway that runs between Taylor Avenue and McGillivray Boulevard.