You’ve heard the roar of the bull bison and marvelled at the herds grazing in park pastures. Now get a VIP backstage pass to discover the secrets of how the plains bison was brought back from near extinction and how its continued safety and health are ensured.

Get a fresh perspective of these 2,000-pound beasts as park staff lead you through a labyrinth of corrals, catwalks, alleys and gates, demonstrating the techniques behind the successful conservation program that conservation facilities around the world rely on to restock herds. In addition to knowledgeable commentary throughout the course of the tour, demonstrations and hands-on activities ensure an experience you won’t forget.

Following the 45 to 60 minute tour demonstrating backstage handling techniques and safety features, a Parks Canada interpreter can also be booked for an informative bus ride. Please email einp.interp@pc.gc.ca for all booking inquiries.

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