RM of Armstrong
Nature Calls You to the RM of Armstrong
Whether you are a resident looking for local information, or are planning a visit to our region, we are sure you will find everything you need to know through our website.
- Narcisse Snake Dens features the largest concentration of Red- Sided Garter Snakes in the world. Scientists and visitors from around the world follow the life cycles of these snakes and many come yearly to study.
- S-s-Sam & S-s-Sara Snake Statue, as they are known, resides in the Inwood park next to the Interlake Pioneer Trail. Now with more to offer the visitor experience! The new Interpretive panels explain snake ecology and why the region has such a high concentration of snakes! They also provide tips for being snake friendly.
- Meleb-Park-Cumming is home to the Mushroom Statue and World War II Memorial, to celebrate 90 years of settlement and to honour the area’s veterans. The Meleb area, is a renowned prime mushroom Interlake picking site. Found at this park are replicas of area schools and one church as well as a Ukrainian bake oven.
- Fraserwood offers Interpretive Signage to share the epic history of this small town. Fraserwood was established in 1910 and was originally called Kreuzberg. The name was changed in 1918 to Fraserwood, from the last names of the first two people to own businesses there, Mr. Wood and Miss Fraser.
- Thanks to the RM of Armstrong and Second Nature, Creative Interpretation for adding these Interpretive Signs and Panels to the visitor experience!
- Bender Hamlet (near Narcisse) has been erected to commemorate and pay tribute to the early Jewish settlers.
Recreation & Community Places:
Inwood Golf Course & Country Club provides a golfers challenge. In the heart of the Interlake this 18-hole golf course, with some tight fairways and unique challenges for even experienced golfers ,this course is surrounded by beautiful landscape, large trees and wildlife. Come to golf and stay at our campgrounds adjacent to the golf course with its modern facilities & large playground.
Interlake Pioneer Trail, once a rail line running through the heart of the Interlake Region, is now a 106 km trail running from Grosse Isle to Fisher Branch. The majority of the trail is open to multiple user groups, both motorized and non-motorized. As a multi-use (year-round) trail, the IPT caters to ATVers, snowmobilers, hikers, geocachers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders.
Please note that two sections of the trail are for non-motorized traffic only: Grosse Isle North to highway 67, and 1/2 mile south of Argyle to 1 1/2 miles north of Argyle. Visit South Interlake ATV Club for more trail info!
The ecological/environmental aspect throughout the IPT is extensive, with over 240 species of flowers, 170 species of birds, 21 species of amphibians and 3 species of reptiles.
The RM of Armstrong is also a hotbed of birding opportunities with new trails being developed, such as the Clematis trail. Interpretive signage along the trails adds to your experience, also an excellent opportunity for watchable wildlife.
Geographically, the RM of Armstrong is HUGE, so there is much to see and do here. It is truly a travellers paradise all year long.