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Join the Celebration with Parks Canada!

C150 Logo Final Vertical square2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and we invite you to celebrate with Parks Canada! Take advantage of free admission to national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas for the entire year. Get curious about Canada’s unique natural treasures, hear stories about Indigenous cultures, learn to camp and paddle and celebrate the centennial of Canada’s national historic sites with us. Find adventure, fun for the whole family or a short break from the everyday in more than 200 special places across the country.

Fort Walsh 2017 Special Events Activities Include:

*Special event and activity fees apply.

Wild West Trades Day

Saturday, August 5 (August Long Weekend)

Ready... aim... Canada 150 fun! Fort Walsh meets the wild west at this family fest of trades and tradition all wrapped up in a whole lot of fantastic family activities, including Red Ryder bb gun challenge, archery, RCMP cadets marching drills, black powder demo, bouncy castles, tattoos, face paint, Métis dancers and other Wild West fun!

NEW! Learn-To Camp

July 15-16

Starry nights, tons of activities and a chance to bond with family and friends around an open campfire. To register: 1-888-773-8888

NEW! Bike Rentals

Bring your bike or rent one and choose your own adventure as you ride the trail, backcountry route or gravel road to the Cypress Hills Massacre site.

Rotgut Run

July 15

Looking for a challenge? Run or walk the Rotgut Run, in one of the most picturesque and challenging 5 km runs in Saskatchewan. Register at


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Our August Artist-in-Residence is in the Park!

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