Gilbert Plains is a vibrant rural community. There are approximately 760 people who reside in the town, and 850 people in the rural area surrounding Gilbert Plains. The community offers a safe, exceptional quality of life for residents young and old. The many amenities and attractions of the community make Gilbert Plains an ideal visitor destination and great place to live for families. A short 20 minute drive from Dauphin ensures commuters a rich quality of life and access to city amenities. Outstanding natural beauty, a distinct agricultural landscape and thriving recreational opportunities compliment the diversity of Gilbert Plains. The "Heart of the Parkland” makes Gilbert Plains a central location to the Parkland Region and Manitoba.