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Local Facilities

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Milk River has a full complement of facilities to offer our citizens a number of opportunities.  Our community stands proud because of them!


Recreation & tourism Facilities


Milk River boasts a variety of recreational facilities which provide opportunities to the residents of Milk River and the surrounding region. These include ballparks, soccer fields, bowling alley, and much more!


The milk river is a popular tourist destination to those who love canoeing, camping, and sightseeing. the town is driving distance to several campgrounds, including UNESSCO World Heritage Site writing on stone. there is also a campground, picnic area, and visitor information centre located Conveniently at the southeast exit into town.





Health Services


The majority of the health services in the area fall under the jurisdiction of the Chinook Regional Health Authority, which operates both the hospital and community health programs. Additionally, the services of a dentist and chiropractor are available to Milk River residents.




Educational Services

Public education is available in Milk River at the Milk River Elementary School and Erle Rivers School. These schools are part of the Horizon School Division headquartered in Taber.


In addition, post-secondary education is available within commuting distance at the University of Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Community College.




Religious Facilities


The religious needs of the residents are met by the four denominations that have constructed churches in the community. Not unlike other facilities, these churches serve the surrounding county as well as the citizens of the town.