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Flin Flon

Experience the "City Built on Rock"

Flin Flon is the "city built on rock" straddling the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border. This mining hub with a thriving arts and culture scene is the perfect vacation destination for your next visit to Northern Manitoba.

Named after Josiah Flintabbatey Flonatin, the central character in the science fiction novel The Sunless City, Flin Flon has a population of just over 5,000 people. This city, originally established to mine the area's copper and zinc ore, has grown into an eclectic community with everything from guided walking trails and museums to cultural and sporting events.

Flin Flon Station Museum Exterior

The Flin Flon Station Museum is part of a thriving arts & culture scene.

Explore Flin Flon

Thanks to a very active arts scene Flin Flon is well known for its abundance of cultural activities, including a huge annual celebration of Culture Days. The city is also home to the Flin Flon Arts Council, a choir, a visual arts centre, a theatre group and more.

If you'd rather spend your time outdoors, Flin Flon is surrounded by pristine waters and lush wilderness. With hiking trails in the summer and cross-country ski trails in the winter there are plenty of opportunities to explore the Canadian Shield geography. Nearby cottage communities like Bakers Narrows and Big Island also offer excellent boating, fishing, and swimming.

Plan Your Adventure

An 8-hour drive north of Winnipeg, it's the perfect destination for a long weekend road trip or a summer getaway. Flin Flon is a must-see spot for adventures of all kinds.