General stores are located in the communities of Inwood, Fraserwood and Poplarfield. Gasoline can be purchased in Inwood, Narcisse and Poplarfield once you turn off Highway #7.
Other Places To Visit
A treasure chest of historical, recreational and educational experiences await casual travelers and intrepid explorers who venture into Manitoba's Interlake region. Among the gems in the chest are the Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre, Selkirk Marine Museum, Lower Fort Garry, Kennedy House and the other attractions along Red River Road, Hecla Island and Stonewall Quarry Interpretive Centre. Be sure to visit the snake statue in Inwood north of Highway 17.
Special Note - Collecting Snakes
The removal of snakes from the Narcisse Wildlife Management Area is prohibited except under special permit for the scientific study of wildlife. If you encounter someone illegally removing snakes from the area, use your discretion in bringing the collection policy to his or her attention. If need be, report the incident to Turn in Poachers (T.I.P.) Program at 945-0086 or 1-800-782-0076.
For More Information
Visitors seeking additional information about Manitoba's garter snakes can borrow a 25 minute video cassette produced by Les Productions Rivard Inc. entitled "The Narcisse Red-sided Garter snakes". The video, available in both French and English, can be obtained from Public Information Services, Box 22, 200 Saulteaux Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 3W3. Publications dealing with other Manitoba Wildlife Management Areas can be obtained free-of-charge from the same address. For information on the seasonal status of the Narcisse Snakes Dens call 945-6784 or 1-800-214-6497.