Profile, Location, and Weather

  • Profile

    Lynn Lake is located 1066 kilometers northwest of Winnipeg in Manitoba.  A historic mining community, Lynn Lake is known as the Sportfishing Capital of Manitoba and has many lodges and outfitters to serve you.
  • Location

    Latitude: 56.52 North, Longitude: 101.05 West

    Elevation: 340 meters

  • Weather

    Average Temperatures: January -27C, April -3C, July 16C, October 0C

    16 hour days during summer

    Snowfall: 152 centimeters

    Frost-free days: 85

    Rainfall: 206 centimeters

Census, Library, and Arena

  • Census

  • Library

    The Centennial Lynn Lake Library is located at the Town Office, 503 Sherritt Avenue.
  • Arena

    The J.A. MacLellon Arena provides recreational activities year-round.

Population, Land Area, and Housing


Population (2011)


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Private Dwellings



Lynn Lake is accessible via Highway 391, which is an all-weather road that has both paved and gravel sections.

Lynn Lake Airport (YYL)

Lynn Lake is home to an airport with a 5000 foot runway.

Minutes away at Eldon Lake is set up to receive water planes.

Business, Education, and Health

  • Business
  • West Lynn Heights School
  • Hospital
  • Lynn Lake is host to many businesses including lodges, outfitters, restaurants, trucking companies, motels, and retail establishments.
  • With 33 staff, the West Lynn Heights School provides Kindergarten to Grade 12.
  • With a staff of 35 to 40, the Lynn Lake Hospital and its Clinic serves this community and neighboring communities.


A Boil Water Advisory is currently in effect in Lynn Lake.