Embrace the Wonders of Flin Flon: 9 Things to do This Winter

Posted March 01, 2024

Dive into the captivating charm of Flin Flon, Manitoba, where a blend of history and nature awaits. This city offers an array of attractions just waiting to be discovered. Here is a list of 9 things to do in Flin Flon in the winter!

Local Events: Cultural Festivity

Immerse yourself in Flin Flon's cultural tapestry through local events and festivals. From dynamic music festivals to captivating art exhibitions, the town comes alive with vigour. Don't miss the Bust the Winter Blues Festival from March 1-3, 2024.

Flinty’s Boardwalk around Ross Lake: Geological Marvels

Ross Lake, a jewel in the heart of Flin Flon's, reveals more than just scenic beauty. You will begin your journey on a 2.2 km hike around the shores of Ross Lake, then continue to Flinty’s Trail as you traverse the rock cliffs, leading to the uptown area of Flin Flon. Here you will see stunning views of the cityscape while immersing yourself in the geological wonder of the ancient, exposed rock. Explore cliffs dating back almost two billion years, and in winter, indulge in activities like snowmobiling against the stunning backdrop of this geological wonder.

Snowmobiling: Winter Paradise

Winter transforms Flin Flon into a snowy wonderland, offering over 135 km of snowmobile trails. Experience the thrill of winter riding with tours available from late December through mid-April, dependent on snow conditions. Visit the Border Explorers Snowmobile Club on Facebook to learn about trail conditions or visit Sled MB 53 to plan your next adventure!

Whitney Forum: Hockey Heritage

Hockey fans and enthusiasts rejoice at the Whitney Forum—built in 1958, the indoor skating rink is steeped in history. This venue is home to the Flin Flon Bombers and has a reputation of turning out hockey superstars including Bobby Clarke, Reggie Leach, Gerry Hart, and Ken Baumgartner. Enjoy a game from the beloved Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and tour the Flin Flon Hockey Hall of Fame.

COMING SOON: Indoor Relaxation at Aqua Centre

Artist Rendering of New Aqua Centre

When you need a break from the cold, unwind at the Flin Flon Aqua Centre. The indoor pool, sauna, and hot tub offer a perfect respite, allowing you to relax and rejuvenate. The Aqua Centre will be opening in 2025.

Fishing Flin Flon: Top Fishing Destination

Renowned as one of Canada’s top fishing destinations, Flin Flon offers an unparalleled ice fishing experience. Embark on an adventure during the prime ice fishing season from January to April and discover a variety of species including lake trout, pike, burbot, and whitefish. Flin Flon beckon with promises of thrilling catches and unforgettable moments amidst the pristine boreal forest.

Ski Trail at Flin Flon Ski Club

Edge the Canadian Shield at the Flin Flon Ski Club, offering 28 km of picturesque cross-country trails. Traverse the boreal forest and snow-covered rocks, relishing every moment of this winter wonderland.

Northern Lights Magic

The aurora borealis is at its peak during the winter. One of the most treasured northern experiences is to watch in 'awe' while the northern lights stretch across the nights sky and dances overhead. Flin Flon is a fantastic place to experience this.

Shop & Dine: Experience Local Flavours

Known as the city on the Rocks, immerse yourself in their exceptional hand-crafted products and unique cultural experiences. Discover unique local services and local meals. Throughout the region, there are many establishments that offer an authentic, flavourful take on the land and water. Downtown Flin Flon is the hub for shopping and dining.

Discover the charm of Flin Flon, Manitoba, where history, outdoor adventures and natural beauty converge to create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're drawn to the stories of the past, the excitement of outdoor adventures or the vibrant tapestry of local culture, Flin Flon beckons you to embark on a journey of discovery. Book your flight to Flin Flon on Calm Air or start planning your trip at Discover FDC.

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