SWAN RIVER …”Manitoba’s Hidden Gem” … Located in the Swan River Valley nestled between Duck Mountain Provincial Park on the south end and Porcupine Provincial Forest to the north ….approximately 500 kilometers north west of Winnipeg.
Swan River is the main trading community surrounded by the villages of Minitonas, Benito, Bowsman, and Birch River ….with a trading area of approximately 15000 Swan River continues to be a progressive, competitive commercial centre.
Over the decades our town has thrived on the success of agriculture. The rich fertile soils provide excellent farmland while our tremendous forest reserves contribute to the employment of more than 600 people.
Cost of living is highly affordable with a variety of quality housing options and excellent shopping. There are countless community and recreation events organized by volunteer groups.
Swan River’s tourism is a growing industry, playing host to hundreds of visitors each year. The area is said to be a paradise to those who seek the thrill of hunting deer, bear, moose and elk and if fishing is your passion you’ll find an abundance of lakes and river streams to catch your fill.
Swan River offers a wide selection of recreational amenities including an 18 hole golf course, curling and skating arenas, ball diamonds, soccer fields plus a soon to be completed new indoor swimming pool. With hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails and a second to none downhill ski facility you won’t have much time to sit by the fireside and relax.
And so you can understand why Swan River is a great place to live and raise your family.