Parks & Greenspace
The Swan Valley takes great pride in its green spaces. There are numerous parks and playgrounds throughout the region providing the opportunity for visitor resting space, family outings and community gatherings. If you are lucky enough to catch one of our annual garden tours you will see some of the most pristine, park-like yards of some of our areas residents.
There are varying levels of exercise, from in town paved walking paths and rustic river walks to more challenging hiking paths and trails in forest areas with scenic outlooks and observation towers.
Camping & Lakes
The Swan Valley is home to several provincial parks – the perfect place to enjoy camping, boating, scuba diving, water sports or just a relaxing day at the beach.
Whether you are looking for a serious sport fishing experience or a casual family fishing trip, our world class fishing is sure to please. Our numerous lakes and rivers are home to many species of native & stocked fish including Arctic Char, Brook Trout, Lake Trout, Muskellunge, Northern Pike, Perch, Rainbow Trout, Splake, Small Mouth Bass, Walleye (Pickerel) and Whitefish. The “Go Fishing” page on the Swan Valley Sport Fishing website has more info.
Back Country Adventure
From the Duck Mountains in the south to the Porcupine Mountains in the north, the Swan Valley is offers an outdoor enthusiasts paradise. There is a diverse landscape of boreal forest, hills, valleys, meadows, wetland, rivers and lakes as well as unique features like the kettle stones – sandstone formations ranging in size from 18 inches to 18 inches.
Enjoy our award winning atv trails or explore our back countryby mountain bike, horseback, or on foot. There is something for everyone to discover including over 300 geo-caches, about 350 species of birds and a variety of wildlife and scenery to view and photograph.
World Renowned Hunting
Specializing in Black Bear and White-Tailed Deer, big game hunting in the Swan Valley is second to none. Hunting seasons include black bear, gray wolf, coyote, moose, white-tailed deer, caribou and, for residents of Manitoba only, elk. To hunt big game (deer, moose, black bear, and caribou) in Manitoba, all foreign resident hunters must book their hunt through a registered lodge or outfitter and be accompanied by a licensed Manitoba guide.
The government works with hunters and outfitters to ensure the sustainability of our wildlife and preserve our hunting heritage.