Weather update Good to Go!!! Bison Butte Volunteer Maintenance Day!

Calling All Volunteers!

Please Join us on Earth Day for MCA’s first official community “spruce up” at the Bison Butte Trails!

Date: Monday, April 22, 2024
Time: 5pm to 8pm

What to Bring:

  • Work Gloves
  • Closed Toe Shoes
  • Hat
  • Water
  • Rake (if your have one available)
  • Charged Cell Phone

Manitoba Cycling will supply:

  • Maintenance Tools
  • Maintenance Instruction (if needed)
  • Water + Snacks


  • Parking available at the Bison Butte sea can. Access off McCreary road (gates will open at 445pm). Please drive in slowly in respect for the residents (and the bison!)  Google Map
  • If biking or walking access off the Trans Canada trail or FortWhyte Alive


  • Register at the MCA tent to sign a waiver.
  • Go to sea can to be assigned tool(s) and maintenance assignment/location by a MCA representative.
  • Depending on volunteer numbers we will deploy small groups to work together on different sections of the hill.

Duties include:

  • Garbage Pick-Up
  • Debris Removal (or tagging for future removal)
  • Trail Racking and Packing (racking out ruts and smoothing the trail)
  • Whipper sniping
  • Sign-in/sign-out volunteer desk
    • Gate volunteer


  • When you are finished please return tools and sign-out at registration desk.

Are you unfamiliar with trail maintenance?

Don’t worry, we will have experienced individuals available to offer guidance

If you have additional questions please contact the MCA office at 204-925-5686 (Mon-Fri 0900-1700). 

ABOUT: The Bison Butte trails are located between Cabella/Ikea and FortWhyte Alive. The 6km of trails are open to the public and maintained by volunteers and thru grants obtained by Manitoba Cycling for approved work at the site.