Falcon trails Resort
alpine skiing, CROSS COUNTRY SKIING, SNOWSHOEING and tubing
Box 130, Falcon Lake, Manitoba, Canada
Falcon Trails Resort (204-349-8273 www.falcontrailsresort.com) in the Whiteshell Provincial Park in Manitoba within 2 hours east of Winnipeg, is a family run ski and recreation area business with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere opened on weekends and holidays. There are handcrafted lakefront cabins, remote hike-in eco cabins, beaches, hiking, biking, and ski trails all owned and operated by the Christie/Hamilton family and the difference is immediately apparent in the feel of the place, the characters you encounter during your stay and the authenticity of Falcon Trails Resort. With safe and manageable beginner hills, terrain parks, certified instructors, equipment rentals, and lessons for alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and tubing.
There are 12 alpine ski slopes with a T-bar, two rope tows and a handle tow. The slopes have two terrain parks and the tubing area has a tow, too. The area has 30 km of XC ski trails groomed for classic and skate skiing and a biathlon range.
Isaac's Kitchen has meals for breakfast and lunch. On Sunday afternoons enjoy world class live music and watch for special events (concerts, yoga retreat, etc.) all year long.
Accommodations include 9 Falcon Lake Cabins that sleep 5 guests, and 6 High Lake Eco Cabins that sleep 2-6 guests.
Falcon Trails prices for the lifts are $16 for youth aged 6-12; $21 for 13-17; $25 for 18-61 and $21 for those aged over 61. There are lower half day prices that start at 1:30 PM. XC skiing and snowshoeing are free access.
Rental equipment prices (all Cdn) for: Alpine skiing $25 and $22 for those aged under 13; Snowboarding $30; XC skiing is $20 per day or $5 per hour and tubing $26 per day or $9 per hour. There are fat bikes available for use on trails where appropriate conditions permitting.
Learn to Ski Discover Packages include the lift pass, rental and 1 hours group lesson for $45 for kids aged 6-12; $52 for 13-17 and $59 for older than 17. The Snowboard Discovery Package is $48, $53, and $61 respectively. Group lessons are $21 and Private lessons (one on one) are $36. All prices are before taxes.
The nine Falcon Lake Cabins can accommodate up to 5 guests. The cabins include loft bedroom with a queen and twin bed, main floor bedroom with a queen bed, equipped kitchen, private dock and beach, bathroom with shower, TV/DVD player, fireplace with complimentary wood, BBQ, hot tub and more.
The six High Lake Eco Cabins are off the grid on a remote wilderness lake about 2.5 km away from the Falcon Lake Welcome Centre. There is a 30-45 minutes hike (or by bicycle) and luggage is transported by ATV. There is solar powered electricity, wood heat, a holding tank for water and compost toilets. There is also an equipped kitchen, BBQ private canoe, and different construction styles include timber frame, post and beam or log cabin.
DIRECTIONS: Falcon Trails Resort is about 90 miles east of Winnipeg taking Route 1 on the south east end of Falcon Lake in Manitoba's Whiteshell Provincial Park, just off the #1 highway, (about 15 minutes west of the Manitoba/Ontario border).
Once you turn off the #1 Highway into Falcon Lake, take the South Shore Road along the south side of the lake (past the golf course and the lumber yard). We are located right at the end of the road, about a 15 minute drive from the highway.
*Please note that the rural address does not always work with in-car navigation systems. Be sure that the directions are leading you to the correct Falcon Lake location before setting out on your journey.