The hamlet of Richer East is located along the west boundary of the municipality. The development of Richer East is between the Dawson Road and the Trans Canada Highway.
The Brokenhead River can be found on the east end of this small hamlet. The population of this hamlet is approximately 190. The businesses within this community and fronting Trans Canada are: Geppetto’s (wooden craftware shop, mini golf), Sandy's Snack Shack (seasonal),Dawson Cabin and Cripple Creek Campground. For any medical needs or other food supplies, residents travel to nearby Richer, Ste. Anne, Steinbach or Winnipeg.
The children of this community travel to schools in Richer, Ste. Anne and Steinbach to receive their education. The Richer Fire Brigade provides fire protection for the residents in Richer East.
Historic Dawson Trail Website Link:
New Trail Marker to come soon behind Geppetto's on Dawson Rd.