DescriptionDauphin (DAW-fin) lies in a fertile farming valley between Duck Mountain Provincial Park and Riding Mountain National Park. Lake Dauphin, 15 kilometres (9 mi.) east of Dauphin, is a popular place for watersports and offers camping, fishing and wildlife tours.
Parkland Recreation Complex, 200 1st Ave. S.E., includes two arenas, a playground, a curling rink and an aquatic center with an indoor wave pool; phone (204) 622-3150.
Meet your partner or watch as square dancers from across Manitoba compete in the Dauphin Friendship Centre Square Dance Competition in late May at the Rotary Arena. If dancing isn’t your forte, you can compete in the fiddling competition.
In late June and early July, more than 14,000 country music fans flock to Dauphin's Countryfest, a 4-day music festival held at Selo Ukraina, a heritage village 12 kilometres (7.5 mi.) south of Dauphin near Riding Mountain National Park.
The nation's rich Ukrainian culture and heritage are celebrated in late July at Selo Ukraina during Canada's National Ukrainian Festival, a 3-day event featuring Ukrainian music, food and dance.
Visitor InfoDauphin Economic Development & Tourism 100 Main St. S. DAUPHIN, MB R7N 1K3. Phone:(204)622-3216 or (877)566-5669
Things to SeeFort Dauphin Museum