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Visit Hecla Island, Canada

In the heart of Lake Winnipeg, Hecla Island is a paradise for wildlife and nature enthusiasts. The village there has been restored to provide an insight into the lives of the original settlers

Hecla Island, Canada

In the heart of Lake Winnipeg, Hecla Island measures just six by twenty-six kilometres.

The island is a paradise for wildlife and nature enthusiasts, forming part of Hecla Provincial Park, created in 1969 that also protects four separate islands: Black, Goose, Deer and Punk.

Original inhabitants

Settled in the 1870s by Icelandic people, Hecla village has now been restored and provides a fascinating insight into the lives of the original settlers.

Wildlife of Hecla Island

You can follow a trail through Grassy Narrows Marsh or relax on a sandy beach: whichever you choose you’re likely to see moose, white-tailed deer and black bears, as well as some of the 180 bird species found in the park.

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Start planning your tailor-made trip to Hecla Island by calling one of our Canada specialists on 1 800 992 198

Map of Hecla Island

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