Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site is one of Canada’s fine examples of how the fur trade helped shape the nation. Enjoy exhibits, walk through archaeological remains of the four forts, get hands on experience with Métis skills of the fur trade. Stay awhile and camp in Indigenous trapper’s tents and tipis.
The National Historic Site is located 6 km west of Rocky Mountain House on Highway 11A.
Hours of operation
January 1 to May 9
Closed for the season
May 10 to September 3
Every day, from 10 am to 5 pm
Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with special events like Canada 150 Voyageurs Rendezvous- a month long canoe race down the North Saskatchewan River.
Banff National Park
Founded in 1885, Banff is Canada’s first national park and part of the first national park system in the world. With its soaring peaks, azure lakes and abundant wildlife, this Rocky Mountain park attracts millions of visitors every year.
Bar U Ranch National Historic Site
Ride into history on a wagon pulled by Percheron horses to discover the life of a ranching cowboy from the late 1800s. Back-dropped by the Rocky Mountains - it’s a true Alberta experience!