Nestled in the Swan River Valley, Swan River is a picturesque area located between the Duck Mountains and the Porcupine Provincial Forest. Enjoy fishing, beaches, hiking trails, waterskiing and boardsailing or downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobile trails and ice fishing. The town boasts rodeo action at the Northwest Round-up held at the end of July. Swan River Valley was recognized as the 1998 Forestry Capital of Canada.
Swan Valley Historical Museum depicts local pioneer life, history of the logging industry and agriculture. A heritage plaque commemorates the Red Deer Lumber Company and other area mills. The museum holds the Swan Valley Harvest Festival the last weekend of August. Swan Valley Historical Museum Archives located downtown at Northwest Regional Library. Open daily mid-May to mid-September, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m. Adult admission $2.00
Location: 1 mi north of Swan River on Hwy 10
- Guided package/tour
- Manitoba Historical Society
- Manitoba History
- Self-guided tour