Situated at the choppy headwaters of Long Lake, Long Lake First Nation is just across the bridge from Longlac.
The first thing you notice is the old church. Sitting majestically on a peninsula that juts into the water, the church looks like the subject of horror movies and scary stories. You can see that the roof is falling in. Some windows are missing and the church needs repair. It’s old but has lots of character, and looks great sitting against the water. It looks perfect for movies or random exploring, however access from Highway 11 is blocked by a large no trespassing sign.
The town is surrounded by some marsh land to the east. The Long Lake First Nation General Store offered gas and snacks. I didn’t go into town, however it seemed that there were about 50 homes and other buildings.