Virden, Manitoba, Canada is located on the banks of the Scallion, Bosshill and Gopher Creeks surrounded by the rolling hills and prairie grasslands of the Manitoba Escarpment. the community is an oil and transportation centre located on the Trans Canada Highway (Hwy #1) on the western edge of the Western Manitoba.
Attractions, adventures and activities most enjoyed in and around Virden, MB and the surrounding areas includes golfing, fishing, water skiing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, picnicking, jet boating, tennis, baseball, soccer, car racing, ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Virden, Manitoba includes Oak Lake, Eternal Springs, Victoria Park, Centennial Park, Riding Mountain National Park and the Turtle Mountain Provincial Park.
Places to stay, services and amenities important to travelers in and around Virden Manitoba includes accommodations (hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts (B&B), vacation homes), campgrounds, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor store, banks, gas station, gift stores, and internet services.
What are the most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Virden Manitoba? The Pioneer Home Museum.
. What is the history of Virden? Virden, Manitoba, Canada has a long railroad history. The history of the railroad is best told when visiting the the local museum and the Canadian Railway Station. Many buildings in Virden have a history built from fieldstone or brick including the Aud Theater (1911), St Mary's Anglican Church (1885) and the Goulding House (1893).
History is also found east of Virden, Manitoba at Fort Montagne a La Bosse. The fort operated between 1790 - 1821 as a supply fort during the fur trade years. It was a stockade post with several cabins located on the south side of the Assiniboine River. Today a memorial cairn is located on the site.