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Fort Walsh National Historic Site

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Terrific Visit and Wonderful Park Staff

This is one of those sites that makes you proud to be Canadian. The history here is remarkable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
29jrh
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Airdrie, Canada
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Great history of Southern Saskatchewan

We enjoyed our visit to see the history of the area. Great displays and young people dressed in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stuart71
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Calgary, Canada
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those sites that makes you proud to be Canadian. The history here is remarkable. Imagine thousands of Sioux surrounding your fort with a 100 or so NWMP AND living peacefully. It is setting is beautiful with amazing trails to be hiked...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to see the history of the area. Great displays and young people dressed in costume added to the experience. You can take a shuttle down to the main gate if you are unable to walk a long way. Better signage for...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Fort Walsh has been much improved since we last visited twenty years ago. A modern and new interpretive centre, and the Fort itself. Wonderful grounds and very good staff! Well worth the three hours we spent there.

Thank Stedwill
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Fort Walsh was a great experience for our family. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly, sometimes in period costume and character. It starts off with a central building which includes a small museum/display, a film, washrooms, and a canteen (we tried the Bison Stew and it...More

1  Thank DenToe
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Awesome afternoon spent here.... the staff went above and beyond to be helpful to us as my friend sprained her foot .... they were incredible... friendly and helpful... Take the guided tour ... its so much better than just seeing it on your own... Incredible...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We love the drive in to this small National Park site. The Fort is well set up and the staff is well informed. This place is so full of a part of Canada's History many Canadians are now very aware of. We would recommend it...More

Thank Mapleleaftshirt
Reviewed 15 June 2018

When we went there, we were all by ourself. I guess it was a week day, before season kicks off. Anyway, that's how we end up having a private tour with the guide. Costumes are amazing - story was interesting as well - site is...More

Thank savans
Reviewed 2 June 2018

There is always something to learn at National Historic sites/parks. We were in the area so stopped by this one. Unfortunately they had not yet opened for the year but luckily, staff were on site and let us go through the interpretative display and hike...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Historic Fort with Traders Outbuildings. From bunkhouses, officer's quarters, stables, gun shop, carriage house, etc. Surrounded by forests and open space. Volunteers and staff in period costumes. Only wish they would sell trade items from the Traders building. Check days open. Closed in winter. Closed...More

Thank yvonne p
Reviewed 4 January 2018

When the RCMP musical ride is there ..wow what a perfect setting, surrounded by trees on a nice flat surface. it really is something wonderful. or bring a picnic lunch...lovely little area with picnic table and a little creek.great to wade in on a hot...More

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