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Falcon Trails Resort

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Please note that this guide was last updated over ten years ago (2003), so there will no doubt be changes in rates and possibly ownership.

Barb Hamilton and Craig Christie
Box 130, Falcon Lake, Manitoba

Tel: + 1 204-349-8273
No cell number available
Tel: + 1 204-349-3287

I awoke to the soothing sight of Falcon Lake stretching away beyond the wooded slopes that surround the resort. Had it been summer, I would have considered an early-morning canoe over to Picnic Island, but the late fall weather compelled me to slumber on – something you are unlikely to mimic, being so much more energetic than me.....

.... Falcon Trails is a small-scale wilderness-cum-ski-resort with 40 km of trails for hiking or biking, as well as canoeing and kayaking. In winter, you will be joined by some of the locals enjoying the 13 downhill runs, snowboarding park, tubing, cross-country skiing and snow-shoeing (that’s with the tennis racquets) on offer. If that’s not enough, you should also keep watch for the vast variety of local wildlife, which includes porcupine, bear, wolf, osprey, moose, marten, beaver and fisher. Guests self-cater in post-and-beam cabins with private beach or dock; all are modern constructions with pine in abundance, soaring ceilings, wood-burning stoves, decent kitchens, hot tubs (in most) and lake views. A particularly classy chalet style, you might call it. One-and-a-half miles away, two large, solar-powered cabins, look over High Lake and enjoy a wonderful isolation. The resort is owned and run by the Christie/Hamilton family, life-long residents of the area who have incorporated their love of the environment and sport in the construction and day-to-day running of the cabins.

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Rooms: 12: 9 cabins on Falcon Lake; 8 have 2 queens and 1 single; 1 has just 2 queens and a futon; all have shower. 1 lodge on Falcon Lake with 2 queens, 2 singles and 1 futon; all share 2 bathrooms. 2 environmentally-friendly cabins on High Lake: one has 2 queens and 1 single, the other has 1 queen and 2 singles.
Price: Please consult the owners for current prices.
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Meals: Self-catering.
Directions: Take Falcon Lake exit off the Trans-Canada Highway. After the stop sign take the right fork along South Shore Rd; a 15-minute drive brings you to Falcon Trails. Go to the office in the Welcome Centre.

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