Enter Rivers from the east and you will be pleasantly delighted as the tree lined highway opens to a vista of the scenic Lake Wahtopanah. As you dip down into the valley and cross the Little Saskatchewan River, take a glance to the north to the impressive Rivers dam.
Enjoy a stroll, bike, hike or cross country ski from the newly developed Millenium Park down the natural Aspen Trail to the lake shorelines and back.
Each season brings community members and visitors together in celebration of events such as Rivers Ag Society Fair, Homecoming, Crafty, sporting events and many community organization events! Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the Provincial Park for camping, picnics, swimming and boating by summer and ice fishing by winter. Thousands of snowmobilers have explored the valleys and prairies of Daly Municipality following miles of groomed trails. Take your best swing at our beautiful, rolling and challenging 9 hole golf course! Go to Recreation For All for more information!
Take a trip down memory lane at the local museums listed in the frame below. Each one is unique and captures the heritage of the area. There is something for everyone!
Clack Family Heritage Museum
Location: 3.5 km (2 miles) north of Rivers on P.T.H. 250, 6.5 km (4 miles) west & 1.5 km (1 mile) north.
Hours: Open daily 1-6 p.m. May 15 to October 15.
Antiques and artifacts are displayed in 10 buildings and cover a wide variety of historical themes that capture the essence of that era. Treasures from the past include several restored antique cars and trucks, antique farm machinery, and tools. Also features a large assortment of tin containers, glassware china and porcelain, dolls, and children’s toys. There is something that would appeal to all ages.
Location: 17.5 km (11 miles) west of Rivers & 2.5 km (1.5 miles) north of Bradwardine.
Hours: Viewing by appointment only.
Tel: (204) 328-7176.
This museum includes the St. Matthew’s Ancrum Anglican Church built in 1901 which is intact. In addition there is a three-room house completely furnished with turn of the century antiques and/or collectibles. Articles include farm wrenches, machinery, and over 2,000 sheets of music, many dating to the First World War.