Paint Lake Resort
Thompson, Manitoba, Canada
Toll Free: 1-888-246-9749
Heritage North Museum
Other favourite attractions include the Heritage North Museum where you will be introduced to the Aboriginal peoples of Northern Manitoba, and the surveyors, fur traders and mining families who have made this land their home. The natural history of the area is illustrated by a geology exhibit as well as a Boreal Forest diorama.
Be certain to tour the INCO mine, the world's largest mining complex featuring their mill, smelter and refinery. Guided 90 minute surface tours run regularly throughout the year. Clothing appropriate for an industrial tour and sturdy footwear are required. Special tour arrangements may be made for large groups.
Thompson's golf course is a challenging and scenic course which is highly rated by Manitoba pros complete with a Pro Shop, and licensed clubhouse.
Paint Lake Provincial Park
Manitoba's largest marina is located at Paint Lake. It offers a lounge, licensed restaurant, convienence store as well as cabin, boat, and canoe rentals. Fishing guides are available upon request.
Located approximately 45 minutes south of Thompson. A 0.5 kilometer trail brings you to a viewing platform, perfect for snapping shots of the 13 meter high falls. Also located at the second largest falls in Manintoba is a suspension bridge that spans the lower falls.
A unique walking and biking route highlighting 11 points of interest, wolf statues and the worlds largets mural of a Robert Bateman painting. Visit www.thompsonspiritway.ca
The Thompson Zoo features birds and mammals that are indigenous to northern Manitoba, as well as some exotic species.