Gladstone, Manitoba, Canada is an agricultural community located on the Yellowhead Highway (Hwy #16) in the Central Plains Region of Manitoba, Canada. Just north of town is the Big Grass Marsh Important Birding Area (IBA) and to the south is the Spruce Woods Provincial Park. Many travelers when visiting or staying in Gladstone spend some quality photo time with "Happy Rock". The rock is the town mascot located on the main highway and it is often the focus of attention for pictures.
Activities and attractions most enjoyed in and around Gladstone and the surrounding areas includes golfing, hunting, fishing, birdwatching (birding), swimming, camping, horseback riding, boating, biking, canoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross country skiing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Gladstone, Manitoba includes the Big Grass Marsh Important Birding Area (IBA), Williams Park, Hollywood Beach, Spruce Woods Provincial Park and the Riding Mountain National Park.
Travel services and amenities important to travelers in and around Gladstone, Manitoba includes accommodations (hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts (B&B), vacation homes, cottages, inns), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor store, banks, gas station, gift stores, internet and transportation services including taxi.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Gladstone, Manitoba includes Happy Rock, the 1902 Galloway Bros. Store, 1902 Bickle House, 1870s Gladstone Bakery, 1902 Williams Bros., Moffatt Barn, 1896 Bailey Block, 1901 Gladstone Museum, and the Third Crossing Agricultural Museum.