Venue & Accomodation

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The International Peace Garden: Don’t miss a once in a lifetime experience at the International Peace Garden located on the 49th parallel. Stand with a foot in the USA and the other in Canada.  Roam the 2339.9 acre nature lover’s paradise. Wildflowers, pristine lakes and over one hundred species of songbirds are permanent residents of the Peace Garden. The garden is a valued quiet place for photographers to capture nature’s wildlife and beauty in all seasons. Wander over to the North American Game Warden Museum for an eye-to-eye encounter with a Kodiak bear, mountain lion or timber wolf. There is plenty to taste, see, hear, feel and smell at the International Peace Garden!

Click here for a map of the EECOM Conference Venues

Click here for a map of the International Peace Garden

Please note: WiFi is available in the Alme Centre, The IMC Admin offices/lounge, and the Burdick Centre. Cell phone service is very limited. Pay phones are available.

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International Peace Garden Accommodation Options

Dormitories: While there are options available outside of the International Peace Garden facility, we highly recommend that participants book a room in the dormitories which are located right at the conference site. These are also situated close to walking trails and dining. They are only $30/person/night based on double-occupancy (bring your own bedding & toiletries). To reserve call Kathy at 1-888-432-6733 or 204-534-2510. Click here for a photo of a dorm room.

Beautifully Wooded Campground – Limited Camping Sites: Thirty-six serviced campsites are available and are an easy walk to the conference centre. Park your RV; pitch your tent; enjoy your campfire(s). Overflow (unserviced) camping is available with a number of campsites specifically designed for those who prefer to stay in tents. Full-Serviced $30.00 per night   Elec. $25.00 per night. Un-service $15.00 per night. To reserve call Kathy at 1-888-432-6733 or 204-534-2510. Click here for a photo of a campsite.

Other Manitoba Accommodation Options

Wilderness Inn, Boissevain, MB, 14 Miles north of IPG: 204-534-7155:  Deadline August 1, 2016

Room to Grow Bed and Breakfast, Boissevain, MB, 7.5 Miles north of IPG: 204-534-2303: Deadline July 15, 2016

Ask for block rooms under International Peace Garden or EECOM

North Dakota Accommodation Options

Quilt Inn, Lake Metigoshe/Bottineau, ND: 17 miles West of IPG: 701-263-6500: Deadline July 26, 2016

Ask for block rooms under International Peace Garden or EECOM

Border Crossing

When you enter the International Peace Garden, you are leaving the USA and Canada. To Re-enter, Border Services must record information from all identification documents you present.  Passports are not mandatory, but are the only form that can be scanned quickly and efficiently. Passports help reduce wait times and contribute to a smooth border crossing. If you are a USA or CDN citizen, and do not have a passport, you may use a photo ID such as your driver’s license.  If possible bring a copy of your birth certificate. For further information please call:

USA Port of Entry 701-263-4513

CDN Port of Entry 204-534-6820