December 28, 2012: Camp Morton Provincial Park in the Rural Municipality of Gimli
Camp Morton Provincial Park, about 8 km north of Gimli
, is a provincial historic site of Manitoba. The camp is named after Monsignor Thomas W. Morton, who developed the area in 1920 as a summer camp for orphaned and under privileged children. Currently, it serves as campground in the summer and offers many trails in the winter for skiing and snowshoeing.
December 28, 2012: the chapel at Camp Morton Provincial Park
December 28, 2012: Camp Morton Church
December 28, 2012: Directly behind this cabin is Lake Winnipeg. It appeared the cabin was very close to the lake shore, so I didn't dare to go further down.
December 28, 2012: Right next to the cabin is this water tower that drew water from Lake Winnipeg and supplied water for the camp and for watering the extensive flower gardens that once graced Camp Morton.
December 28, 2012: Water Tower
December 28, 2012: A series of four cabins, known as The Arcade.
December 28, 2012: drama sequence photography along The Arcade
December 28, 2012: not sure if this is a tomb???
December 28, 2012: Camp Morton Provincial Park in winter
Map and Driving Direction
Exact location of Camp Morton Provincial Park is indicated by Green Arrow on the following map (click EXTERNAL LINK below to view map).