Hecla Island is the hub of activity in this year-round natural playground. Leaving Winnipeg, follow PTH 8 for 165 km north along the west shore of Lake Winnipeg to Gull Harbour.
Hecla has 26K of classic trails and 5K of skate trails.
Trail Conditions reported by Manitoba Parks.
See below for reports submitted by skiers.
Trails were not freshly groomed this week, but were holding up quite well. Tracks were good, but in stretches there were a lot of needles and leaves. Still worth it though. Skate track did not look worth it (especially compared to Camp Morton, which was awesome).
Skied the campground trail yesterday. The park report says excellent conditions. The conditions are good, not excellent. As Alison mentioned, the double track is nice, but a bit of a stretch as the trail is probably too narrow for it. Otherwise, tracks were decent. A little shallow, but fast and fun.
I was disappointed to find that the skate ski…[Read more]