The rich sands of nearby Grand Beach, Victoria Beach, Albert and Hillside beaches call all tourists, campers and cottagers during the summer months. Known as some of the world's greatest beaches, summer activities include boating, water-skiing and sunbathing.
Miles of hiking trail, cross country skiing and ski-doo trails excite all wild sport enthusiasts. Wildlife such as moose, deer, foxes, wolves, coyotes, bears and both snowy and grey owls are in abundance in the region's lush, green forests while species of birds and fish are too many to mention.
Alexander also boasts some of the best pickerel fishing in Manitoba around several of its power dams.
The La Verendrye Trail: The wildly beautiful Winnipeg River is part of the oldest fur trading route in the province. La Vérendrye Trail is a highway route that explores eastern Manitoba, its culture, heritage and natural beauty.
Red River North Trail Association Inc. (RRNTA) - Trans Canada Trail - (RRNTA is the Trans Canada Trail - TCT steward in the RM of Alexander and other municipalities and it starts from Winnipeg and terminates in the RM of Alexander in the McArthur Falls area) This trail travels north from the city of Winnipeg (at the perimeter and Henderson Hwy) to Birds Hill Provincial Park, along the floodway to cross the Locks and Dam at Lockport; north along River Road to historic Lower Fort Garry; traveling through the city of Selkirk, crossing the bridge and heading northeast through East Selkirk and Tyndall; turning north through the Mars Sand Hills, past Gull Lake, Beaconia, and the beaches—passing through Grand Marias, Grand Beach and Lester Beach, through Belair, then traveling north to Traverse Bay, to turn South on the Belair Forest trails over to Stead area and onward to Powerview-Pine Falls then Great Falls and ending in McArthur Falls area connecting with the Blue Water South Trail (TCT). The Red River North Trail is a recreational trail that will, for generations to come, preserve access to varied natural landscapes; connect local communities; promote awareness of Manitoba’s unique history, culture and heritage; and promote opportunity for all people to improve their quality of life and well being.
St. Georges Historical Society - A great place to explore the legacy of the settlers who followed La Vérendrye. Souvenirs and T-shirts, along with our famous peas harvested here in the region may be purchased.
Nesda Trail - PR #304
Maskwa Project - Youth Hostel, canoeing, swimming, modern facilities, sauna
Campground - Blue Water RV Park and Campground, 106179 PR 304 - RV and tenting, water/washrooms
Historical Locomotive - Last steam engine.