Wallace Lake

Eastern Parks

Wallace Lake Provincial Park is located on the southwestern shore of Wallace Lake not far from the Manitoba-Ontario border was designated in 1961. The park is roughly 25 kilometres east of Bissett and 175 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. Wallace Lake itself does not lie within the park boundary, but is in fact part of South Atikaki Provincial Park. Wallace Lake Provincial Park is also located a relatively short distance north of Nopiming Provincial Park.

The main recreational activities in the park are fishing and camping. Anglers fishing on the lake regularly catch a variety of fish including yellow perch, northern pike and tullibee. Facilities at the park include a picnic area, a playground, a boat launch, a privately operated leased campground and a cottage subdivison. There is a private lodge located within the park that offers canoe and boat rentals, as well as self-guided fishing and hunting trips away from Wallace Lake.

Wallace Lake is used by canoeists as a jumping-off point for extended canoe trips. Canoeists can get onto the Wanipigow River via the lake and then paddle to Lake Winnipeg. Wallace Lake provides an important access route for canoeists into South Atikaki and Atikaki provincial parks. This route is used by many to access the Manitoba-Ontario Interprovincial Wilderness Area, which includes Woodland Caribou Provincial Park and the Eagle-Snowshoe Conservation Reserve in Ontario, as well as Atikaki Provincial Park and part of Nopiming Provincial Park in Manitoba.