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.

Featured things to do

Wild west trades day

Ready… aim… 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. Mark your calendar for August 5th at Fort Walsh.

We’ve saved you a seat

Whether it’s a place to rest after a leisurely stroll or the marker at the end of a strenuous hike to announce “I’ve Made It!”, our red chairs offer a place to slow down, to relax and to truly discover the best that Parks Canada has to offer.

Bike it – rent or bring your own

Feel the crisp air on your face as you push up the path, through the forest or over the crest of that hill. A adventure where you choose the pace to discover Fort Walsh in a whole new way.

Hours of operation

May 23 to June 30
Tuesday to Saturday,
from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Complete schedule


Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone (admin): 306-662-2645
Telephone (site office): 306-662-3590
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888