Hecla Provincial Park
Lush forest, rugged shoreline, scenic beaches and bountiful wildlife blend within this pristine park land. Venture through the park's many hiking and cross-country ski trails. Other facilities include a campground, vacation cabins, a bed and breakfast home, tennis courts, a championship 18-hole golf course, a resort and conference centre, and marina. Interpretive programs and guided tours are available seasonally. For reservations at the Family Vacation Cabins tel. 204-945-6784 or toll-free: 1-800-214-6497. Location: north of Riverton on Hwy. 8. Hecla Village features a 1 km self-guiding trail through the restored village, tracing the history of Icelandic settlement in the area. Restored buildings include a church, community hall, 1920s school, Icelandic home and a village store still in operation. Hecla Island is named after an Icelandic volcano. Guided walks by a park interpreter are available in summer. Hecla Fish Station contains an exhibit on commercial fishing. Heritage Home Museum is a restored and furnished Icelandic household from the 1920s and 1940s periods. The Wildlife Viewing Tower is a popular morning and evening rendezvous for wildlife viewers and photographers. The Grassy Narrows Marsh hiking and biking trails lead you to boardwalks and viewing blinds to gain spectacular views of waterfowl and wildlife.