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Road Trip to the RM of Reynolds

By Eastman Tourism

August 8, 2022
Read time: 6 min

Road Trip to the RM of Reynolds – Connecting, Learning, and Adventuring

With a road trip to the RM of Reynolds, you get a diverse selection of adventures. From viewing beautiful Canadian Geese preparing to travel south, diving into the area’s fascinating history and heritage, to unwinding around the scenic sights and landscape of the municipality, you can immerse yourself in unforgettable experiences during your visit to Reynolds!

Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary (Rennie)

Be in nature while learning the importance of respecting and loving not just our Geese but many other animals and plants at Alfred Hole Goose Sanctuary!

When four orphaned goslings made their way into Alf Hole’s life in 1939, the sanctuary’s roots were established. Today, Alf’s legacy is enjoyed by many park visitors. Inside the visitor centre are displays presenting the history of the sanctuary, the biology of Canada geese and plenty of opportunities to view the geese up-close. Park Interpreters offer scheduled programs, activities and park information from spring to fall.

Best times to visit are early June, when goslings are present with their parents and late August to Thanksgiving, when hundreds of geese are staging for the fall migration.


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Brookeville Retreat (East Braintree)

Make your road trip to the RM of Reynolds a weekend getaway at Brookeville Retreat!

Embrace the country vibes with this cozy retreat! Offing four small cottages to rent, with countless adventures close by, you can vacay however you want here! Slow down for a bit, unwind, and enjoy the tranquillity of the cottage. Both a nature retreat and writer’s retreat, this is where you can go to reconnect with yourself, family and friends, nature, and creation while being inspired by the natural charm of the area.

Each cottage is named after a place or book (such as A Passage to India, Out of Africa) and is tastefully decorated. The accommodations offer a quaint atmosphere that is sure to relax you while still having modern amenities like heat and air conditioning; in the shared space, there is a full kitchen to cook your food, a private refrigerator, a shared washroom with a shower, and a comfy sitting room.

Midwinter School Heritage Site (East Braintree)

Explore the past by visiting the Midwinter School Heritage Site!

Midwinter School was formally organized in June 1917 and was a one-room school building erected on property donated by Charles Midwinter, a Winnipeg City Councilor. The seven acres parcel of land was situated along the Boggy River in East Braintree. The School House closed in 1968 when rural schools became consolidated. It was then bought by Glenn, McMunn and East Braintree communities and later, it became a Regional Heritage Site in 1989 and a National Heritage Site in 2010.

Today and with the help of volunteers, this century-old building has aged beautifully. Now a museum, you can visit this site and immerse yourself in old memorabilia of the days gone by, explore the numerous antique items and artifacts, and changing exhibits.

Recharge at Mama Joe’s (Rennie)

No adventure can be done without some delicious food!

With Mama Joe’s authentic Italian cuisine, you’ll recharge those batteries so you can adventure at full speed. Enjoy all your favourites like fettuccine alfredo, lasagna, chicken parm, spaghetti and meatballs, mussels in wine and herb sauce, and many more! And of course, you can’t forget about the pizza! Their handmade dough is light, airy, thick, and cheesy with a buttery charred crust. And since you’re in Rennie, it’s only fitting to try their Rennenite Pizza with BBQ chicken and bacon!

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