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. 

Getting here

The National Historic Site is located 6 km west of Rocky Mountain House on Highway 11A.

How to Get Here

Hours of operation

October 1 to December 31: Closed for the season

Complete Schedule

Fees

Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.

Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 1-403-845-2412
Email: rocky.info@pc.gc.ca

Interpretive Programs 

Dive deeper into the past and the stories of this place. Book a hands-on experience for yourself, your family or group. All supplies are included in the program fee. Programs or workshops are of varying length and can be customized or bundled to suit your needs. 

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