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Souris Swinging Bridge

…r to make it more attractive for potential buyers. The story of the Souris Swinging Bridge is one of resilience. Since 1904, the swinging bridge was reinforced in 1907, 1961 and yet again in 1974. The bridge was completely rebuilt after the floods of 1976 and 2011. The new design measures 184 metres (604 feet) tip to tip and regains the title of the longest swinging pedestrian bridge in Canada! Not all who visit the bridge have the courage to cros…


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Tours in Souris

…ithin this tiny charming building is an digital interactive exhibit of the Swinging Bridge! A large 65″ Smart-Board showcases videos and images of the bridge and floods over its long history since first built in 1904. Even test your bridge history knowledge by playing Bridge Jeopardy! Don’t miss Victoria Park with its swimming pool that includes four water slides, beach-like entry slope and a lazy river, or the hiking trails to the Lookout Tower a…

Local Attractions

…idge measuring 604 feet or 184 metres. Learn more about the history of our Swinging Bridge Museums & Heritage Sites We have a wide variety of museums and heritage sites to visit. Learn More! Victoria Park Victoria Park is a 20-acre oasis in the heart of Souris and is known as one of the oldest parks in the country. Learn more about Victoria Park Victoria Park Campground The charming Souris Campground is the destination for many seasoned campers in…

Community History

…fering free land to churches, building log homes for workers, creating the Swinging Bridge for which the town is best known as well as leading the development of industry and culture here. Sowden served as the first Reeve of the Municipality of Glenwood. W.H. Sowden’s home, built by his son Fred in 1910, at the west bank of the Swinging Bridge, still stands today, serving as the site for the Hillcrest Museum. Agriculture provided the trade base fo…

Welcome to the Municipality of Souris-Glenwood!

…enwood. Enjoy exploring our website. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions. CLICK the CodeRED logo to signup! See Canada’s longest swinging bridge, our bridge, on Superstore’s new commercial! …

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Upcoming Events

all-day Comedian Matt Falk
Comedian Matt Falk
Apr 20 all-day
Comedian Matt Falk
The Souris Glenwood Foundation is celebrating their 30th Anniversary on Thursday, April 20, 2023, with an “Encore Performance” by Matt Falk, comedian. We will give more info as time gets closer.
all-day Spring Fling & Town-wide Yard Sales
Spring Fling & Town-wide Yard Sales
May 5 – May 7 all-day
Spring Fling & Town-wide Yard Sales
This is a Souris & Glenwood Chamber of Commerce hosted event. More information to follow!  
all-day Souris & Glenwood Ag Society Sum...
Souris & Glenwood Ag Society Sum...
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day
Souris & Glenwood Ag Society Summer Fair & Peacock Days @ Fair Ground Souris, Manitoba
This is a Souris & Glenwood Chamber of Commerce event. More information to follow.