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Cute town and Park, not many activities

Although this park is beautiful and has nice beaches, etc, the trails are not very well groomed and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Winnipeg, Canada
Wildlife and water

From the fox we saw at the park entrance and eagles flying overhead to the sheer size of Lake... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Alberta, Canada
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This small cluster of islands was once settled by migrating Icelanders.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Manitoba, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this park is beautiful and has nice beaches, etc, the trails are not very well groomed and the bugs were terrible!

Thank DDwinnipeg
Reviewed 23 May 2017

From the fox we saw at the park entrance and eagles flying overhead to the sheer size of Lake Winnipeg and the amazing spa waters at Hecla Resort, this was well worth the trip. Plans to return already.

Thank Hemmy_08
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Visiting Hecla in late September is fantastic. It is quiet and breathtakingly beautiful. The boardwalks at Grassy Narrows marshlands is a must any time of the year, but was especially enjoyable (no bugs) and pleasant in September.

1  Thank Lodestar-Crusader
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Hecla Island combined history of the Manitoba Icelandic settlement with a smorgasbord of different landscapes and natural scenes. This includes former farmland returned to nature, rocky shores, beaches and harbours. While there is no more permanent population there is a population of park and service...More

Thank Kelric
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Clean trails for sledding! Lots to see, and nice warm up shacks. Tobogganing, skiing, skating, snowshoeing.

Thank AAFamiy
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Hecla Island is a special place. Even the ride though is packed with history and beauty. I'd encourage anyone going through to prepare for a lot of walking as the true beauty is strolling around enjoying the reminders of the one bustling Hecla and reading...More

1  Thank Stabbo
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were at the Hecla resort over the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. The weather was predominantly cloudy and drizzly, but we thoroughly enjoyed walking the paths around the resort ... to the lighthouse (saw an eagle), to the harbour, etc.. Would have been even better with...More

Thank Out-of-Wolseley
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We slept in our car in a little rest area which worked out nicely. We woke up to a lovely sunrise over the lake and went to the moose lookout spot, although unfortunately didn't see any moose! The lookout did have some nice views and...More

Thank Manon H
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We've visited Hecla for years, usually for 5 night stays in the campground. The biking and hiking opportunities are endless, the beach is huge and never crowded, fishing spots along the shore are plentiful and if visiting toward the end of July, delicious saskatoon berries...More

1  Thank Heather213
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Natural and peaceful relaxation, lots of birds, deer, beaches, hiking trails, good hotels, resteraunts

Thank danthork
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19 April 2017|
Response from Stabbo | Reviewed this property |
Wow, two months later. I really wish I'd seen this earlier. The hiking trails would likely be a bit soggy however walking through the park as a whole would take hours and be quite beautiful.