Riverhurst (pop. 130) is located on Highway 42 - just 3 km from beautiful Lake Diefenbaker and the Riverhurst Ferry. It is 120 km north-west of Moose Jaw and 120 km north-east of Swift Current.
Services in the village include water and sewer, weekly garbage pickup, snow removal, street grading, and a volunteer fire department. Riverhurst water is second to none, fresh from Lake Diefenbaker, filtered through our state of the art water treatment centre.
Riverhurst is 20 minutes away from a medical clinic, dental clinic, ambulance, pharmacy, school and more.
Summer and winter there are many things to do. Swimming, camping or golfing at Palliser Regional Park just 10 minutes away. Take a boat tour of the lake with Sask River Tours. A short boat ride to the north will bring you to Bird Island where hundreds of cormorants and seagulls may be found. Pelicans and geese can also be seen on the lake. Take a longer boat ride and you will come to the fish farm on the west side of the lake. Cross the lake on the Riverhurst Ferry. The Riverhurst ferry is free and available 24 hours a day from spring break up to freeze up (approx. April - November). The ferry leaves the east side on the hour and the west side on the half hour.
Fishing is a popular sport, summer and winter. There are perch, northern pike, walleye, whitefish, trout and goldeye in Lake Diefenbaker. Father’s Day weekend in June The Walleye Classic fishing tournament is the event to attend whether you fish or come to watch and participate in the other activities that weekend.
Take a drive in the country and you are sure to come across hawks, ducks, Canada geese, Snow Geese, a snowy owl, fox, coyote, deer, antelope, moose or a herd of elk. There is plenty of opportunity for those who like to photograph wild animals and birds.
If you are looking for a place to raise a family, retire, or for a summer home, and you enjoy swimming, boating, water skiing, fishing, golfing, hunting, duck or goose hunting, or simply walking in the country in a safe environment, Riverhurst is the place to be.