|Gladstone is a community that serves the travelers of the Yellowhead Trans-Canada Highway #16. Whether the traveler is in need of fuel, auto service, food or rest, Gladstone offers a convenient, comfortable and friendly stop along the highway.
"Happy Rock", the community roadside attraction, stands tall in welcoming you to Gladstone Manitoba. It is a well known fact that stopping and having your picture taken under the "Happy Rock" will bring good luck to you as you travel along the Yellowhead Trans-Canada Highway.
For travelers looking for a prolonged break from their travels, Gladstone offers an assortment of activities that can occupy an afternoon or a week's time. Williams Park and Campground offers plenty of room for the kids to get out and stretch their legs while mom and dad enjoy some rest and relaxation in the lush natural surroundings. The local restaurants can provide either a quick lunch or a full and relaxing dinner. Take a walk through one of the local museums and get a feel for the history of Central Manitoba.
For a real treat, we invite you to come to one of our local festivals and enjoy real rural Manitoba hospitality. Golfers are invited to enjoy the scenic and challenging 9-hole course at the Gladstone Golf & Country Club, just south of Gladstone.
Big Grass Marsh is located just north of Gladstone. This was the very first Ducks Unlimited conservation project, and is considered an Important Bird Area of Canada. Bird watching enthusiasts are invited to enjoy the experience of one of the best bird watching locations in Canada.
Outdoorsmen are invited to enjoy some of the best goose and duck hunting areas in Manitoba. Gladstone offers all the services needed to ensure a successful hunt and an overall great experience.
So whether you are just passing through our community, or whether you accept our hospitality for a while, Gladstone is always eager to provide you with the services you need and the friendly hospitality that makes your travels a memorable experience.