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Killarney is a small town of around 2,400 people (2016) in the Prairie Mountain region of Manitoba, Canada. Killarney Lake makes up the majority of Killarney's tourism and is the focus of many activities.


Map of Killarney (Manitoba)

Killarney is an unincorporated community in southwestern Manitoba. The community was an incorporated town before it was amalgamated with the surrounding Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain to form the Municipality of Killarney-Turtle Mountain. Agriculture is a large part of area economy. Killarney was voted the best retirement town in Canada by Canadian Living Magazine.

Get in[edit]

Killarney is at the intersection of PTH 3 & 8, 1 hour south of Brandon and 2½ hours southwest of Winnipeg. Killarney is near the Canada – U.S. border opposite of North Dakota, and is 20 km (12 mi) north of the St. John–Lena Border Crossing (PTH 18/ND 30), which is open 8AM-9PM; or 50 km (31 mi) northeast of the International Peace Garden Border Crossing (PTH 10/US 281), which is open 24 hours.

Get around[edit]


Killarney Lake
Downtown Killarney
  • 1 Heritage Home for the Arts (Killarney Turtle Mountain Arts Council), 44 Water Ave (Killarney Agricultural Society Grounds), +1 431-734-0394, . Tu-Sa noon-4PM. This was the original residence for the manager of the agriculture demonstration farm built in 1915. Completely refurbished, this heritage site is home to the Killarney-Turtle Mountain Arts Council.
  • 2 J.A.V. David Museum, 414 Williams Ave, +1 204-523-7325, . The 1889 Bate Building contains the original Post Office and Store, Granny’s kitchen, pioneer tools, and natural history. The Annex shows a country school, Doctors office, elegant period clothing, archives, homestead maps, cemetery records and war relics. New displays are featured every year.
  • 3 Turtle Mountain Flywheel Club Museum (Power Machinery Museum), PTH 3, +1 204-523-8829, . A large display building will house as many as one hundred engines, ranging from a Ruston-Hornsby diesel that powered the original Manitoba Pool Elevator in Killarney to a one-horsepower unit. Equipment in operation as well as static displays can be viewed.


  • 1 Erin Park (Water Ave & South Lakeshore Dr). Located along Killarny Lake; features a large playground, picnic area and sandy beach with lifeguards.
  • 2 Killarney Lakeside Golf Course (5 min W of Killarney on the north shore of Killarney Lake), +1 204-523-8277, .
  • Pleasant Valley Golf Club, 451 Pleasant Valley Drive, Belmont (20 min NE of Killarney via PTH 18 & PR 253), +1 204-537-2487.
  • 3 Shamrock Centre, 725 Broadway Ave, +1 204-523-8920, . Main recreation centre which has hosted the Scotties Tournament of Hearts (Canadian womens' national curling) in 2010 and 2018. The facility has curling and hockey arena, banquet hall, bowling alley, and fitness area.


The are a number of small shops on Broadway Avenue in Killarney's central business district.





Go next[edit]

Routes through Killarney
EstevanBoissevain  W  E  Morden/WinklerWinnipeg
Ends at   N  S  → becomes RollaMylo

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