Falcon Lake is a hamlet of about 270 people in Whiteshell Provincial Park in Eastern Manitoba.
Falcon Lake is named for Métis poet and songwriter Pierre Falcon (1793-1876).
It is known in ufology for the May 20, 1967 UFO sighting known as the "Falcon Lake Incident".
- The Whiteshell Natural History Museum, PR 307 at Nutimik Lake. Housed in a log building, the museum features mounted wildlife displays of local animals. Other displays include the boreal forest, Canadian Aboriginal peoples, petroforms, sturgeon and the Winnipeg River. The museum is open during the summer season free.
Falcon Lake is an outdoor paradise whether your interests are backcountry hiking, fishing, boating, golf, or enjoying a beautiful sunset over the water.
- 1 Whiteshell Provincial Park (Leaving Winnipeg, take Hwy 1, 126 km (78 mi) east to Falcon Lake and West Hawk Lake. Additional entry points to the park include PR 307 at Seven Sisters Falls and PTH 44 at Rennie). 2800 km² of protected wilderness parkland characterizes this provincial park. Hiking trails, canoe routes, cross-country ski trails, snow mobile trails and Canadian Shield rock, fishing for big northern pike, bass, walleye, lake and rainbow trout. Vehicle permit $5/day, $12/3 days; campsites $11.50-18.
- Falcon Lake Bakery Bistro, Park Rd, ☏ . Daily 9AM-9PM. Coffee shop, salads, soups, sandwiches, burgers, gelato, bakery.
- Falcon Trails Resort, ☏ . A wilderness retreat with post and beam lakefront cabins a la chalet. Free canoes, (complete with PFDs, paddles and safety kits).
|Routes through Falcon Lake|
|Winnipeg ← Jct N S ←||W E||→ becomes → Kenora → Thunder Bay|
|Selkirk ← Beausejour ←||W E||→ END|