Boissevain, Manitoba is an agricultural centre located in the Western Region of Manitoba, Canada. In the community are grain elevators and surrounding the community are many large farming fields of white and yellow - white being wheat and yellow being canola.
Located south of the community is the Canada/USA border and the popular recreation destination Turtle Mountain Provincial Park. Just over to the west is the internationally recognized Whitewater Lake and to the east is Killarney Lake.
Some of the highlights in the community of Boissevain, Manitoba include the 22 foot high turtle statue named Tommy, the 20+ murals and the historical, wildlife and First Nation museums.
The painted murals provide a glimpse into the history of the area. The murals depict the stories of the the First Nation people and the earliest days of the community including agriculture and the railroad. The largest outdoor mural is located on the side of a grain elevator in downtown Boissevain.
Boissevain, Manitoba enjoys many of the services which are important to travelers. Some of the services and amenities include accommodations, campgrounds, banks, restaurants, gas stations, grocery store, internet, retail stores, laundromat, museums, liquor store, coffee shop and pub.
Turtle Mountain Provincial Park and Whitewater Lake are the two main recreation destinations located near Boissevain. Other parks in the region include the floral displays and walking paths of Anchorage Gardens and the Boissevain Artspark. The main sightseeing park is located south of Boissevain and it is called the International Peace Garden.
Some of the summer activities and adventures enjoyed in the nearby parks and throughout the community include golfing, birdwatching, hiking, hunting, fishing, swimming, mountain biking and horseback riding.
During the winter months, after the snow falls and the waterways freeze over, some of the winter activities enjoyed in the region include snowmobiling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and ice fishing.