Ticks and Lyme disease

Riding Mountain National Park

Blacklegged Tick
Blacklegged tick

Throughout southern Manitoba, including Riding Mountain National Park, from April to November, there is a small chance of being exposed to Lyme disease if bitten by an infected blacklegged (deer) tick. Lyme disease is a serious illness, however, it's easy to prevent and treat when caught early.

For more information on Lyme disease, blacklegged ticks, and how to protect yourself from tick bites while enjoying the outdoors, please visit the following websites:

Government of Manitoba: Lyme disease

Public Health Agency of Canada: Lyme disease

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