|Since the discovery of the Howey Bay gold find in 1925, the Red Lake District
has been known as one of the richest mining regions in Canada
The Municipality of Red Lake
Take time to experience the many facets of Red Lake.
|Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in local history.
Start your journey with the Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre.
Next on your list is the Aviation Chronicle at the Norseman Heritage Park.
Then stop to read the historical plaque at Harry’s Corners.
Be sure to take the time to drive to Balmertown to view
The Erle Crull Rock and Mineral Collection in the Municipality office.
Hop into your boat and go on the West Red Lake Gold Rush
Self-Guided Tour which includes the West Red Lake Mining Museum.
If the outdoors piques your interest opportunities abound in Red Lake.
Head 4 km. east and you will arrive at the mining town of Balmertown
If you are in Balmertown strolling down the street between 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Another town in the Municipality of Red Lake is Cochenour.
Along with Cochenour is McKenzie Island which is across one km. channel and has a population of 150.
To go back to the time of the Great Gold Rush Era you should go to Madsen & Starratt Olsen.
The Red Lake area is also home to Ontario’s 4th largest Provincial Park,
Pakwash Provincial Park is also in close proximity - located 52 km. from Red Lake.