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Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

Round-up Camp at the Bar U Ranch
© Parks Canada

Experiences to Discover

Wranglin’, Ropin’ and Reminiscin’!

Sample some tasty bannock and cowboy coffee at Roundup Camp. Sit yourself down around a blazing campfire and take in some historic tales of high adventure on the range.

You’ll be carried back to a simpler time when Western entertainment was based on storytelling, cowboy poetry and music.

The Gentle Giants of Ranching: The Percheron Horse

The Percheron Horse
© Parks Canada

Did you know that the Bar U Ranch was renowned as the largest Percheron breeding operation in the world in the early 1900s?

Get a personal introduction to these magnificent creatures - the "gentle giants of ranching" - by taking a horse-drawn wagon ride through the historic site and hearing the stories of George Lane and his amazing herd of Percheron draft horses.