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Fall Fun at Fort Walsh!

Hours of Operation: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 29 - June 30: Tuesday to Saturday

July 1 - September 3: Daily

September 4 - September 29: Tuesday to Saturday

Step back in time to the 1870s and discover what life was like on a working fort in the lawless time of rotgut whiskey runners. Imagine the scarlet serge-clad NWMP marching on parade, hear Métis legends handed down through generations and learn traditional crafts and skills. Uncover the history of Canada’s part in the aftermath of the Battle of Little Big Horn. Discover the new visitor centre and interactive exhibits and contact us for more fall fun information.

Gather your water bottle, and camera to hit the rolling trails. Packed, graveled trails or a bit of back country adventure, the choice is yours. Follow the paths upwards to find some red chair rewards. Or for a bit of a different view, travel Battle Creek. Keep your eyes open for the different flora and fauna you might see along the way.

Why not pack a picnic lunch so you can stay out longer? You can stop at a covered picnic shelter or find a spot where you like the sunshine and the view!

Check before you trek. Contact us before you venture out as trail conditions can change with the weather.

Ride the rolling hills as you take in the sweet smell of the pines. The mottled sunlight peeks through the trees as you cruise from one grassy meadow to another. Packed, graveled trails or a bit of back country adventure, the choice is yours.

Why not pack a picnic lunch and go on a hunt for the history of the area? Venture out to the trading posts and the Cypress Hills Massacre site.

Check before you trek. Contact us before you venture out as trail conditions can change with the weather.

Bike rentals

Want to cruise the picturesque trails but don’t have a bike with you? No problem! Fort Walsh NHS now offers bicycle rentals. Mountain bikes, cruiser bikes and youth mountain bikes are available to choose from. Would you like to have a picnic lunch along the trail? Great news, the cruiser bikes have baskets perfect for a packed lunch!

Come to front desk of the visitor centre, for bike rentals and trail information. Rentals can be reserved by phone on a first come first served basis. Credit card payment is required to secure the reservation. Rentals available through the operating season, availability subject to change.

Rental Fee: $17 per day/per bike

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