Hecla / Grindstone Provincial Park

Hecla-Grindstone Provincial Park, Division No. 18, Unorganized, East Part, MB




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Classified as a Natural Park, the Hecla Provincial Park comprises of a number of islands in Lake Winnipeg. Learn the history of Icelandic settlers while your interpreter guides you through the Hecla village; see the historic buildings. Play in the beach, wander the many different hiking trails, see wildlife. Climb the viewing tower at Grassy Narrows Marsh for spectacular views and wildlife viewing. Go fishing or tee off.

When snow covers the park turning it pristine white, its time to put on your skiing gear or zoom on the snowmobile. Spectacular views will add to your day. Truly a park for outdoor enthusiasts!! Celebrate the migration of Bald Eagle during Eaglefest held every October. Details

Fun Activities

Activities include hiking, boating, cycling, fishing, skiing, snowmobiling, snowsheoing and swimming, golf, wildlife watching, interpreter-led programs. Playground, Beach, Boat launch, Museum, Tennis courts, 18-hole golf course, Wildlife Viewing Tower, Horse-show pitch, Volleyball court.

Near the Park: Venture out to Grindstone Park located 20 minutes away by boat.


Camping: Basic, electrical & Electrical/water campsites available. Hecla island cabins and Hecla community Hall provides comfort camping. Solmundson Gesta Hús Bed and breakfast at Hecla island.

Lakeview Hecla Resort


Leaving Winnipeg, follow Hwy. #8, 165 km (102.5 mi.) north along the west shore of Lake Winnipeg to Gull Harbour
Approximate 170 km ~ 2 hrs from downtown Winnipeg


Year round, all season park.
Camping: May- September


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