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Riding Mountain Park East Gate Registration Complex National Historic Site of Canada

East Gate Registration Complex

The East Gate Registration Complex NHSC is a nationally significant example of the Rustic Design tradition of the 1930's in Canada's National Parks. It is the last of three log entrance gates in Riding Mountain. This gate was constructed of indigenous materials by skilled local craftsmen hired through the Federal Government's Depression Relief Program. Comprised of a registration building and two staff cabins, the East Gate Complex has symbolic value because its association with early autotourism and outdoor recreation. It is an enduring landmark for visitors to
Riding Mountain National Park of Canada.