Hours of Operation
July 1 - September 2 (Daily) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
September 5 - 29 (Thursday - Sunday) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Walking Trails open year-round
How to Get There
The National Historic Site is located 6 km west of Rocky Mountain House on Highway 11A.
© Parks Canada
Distances to Rocky Mountain House from :
|Banff via Hwy. 22 & 1
|Banff via Hwy. 11 & 93
For up-to-date road condition reports in Alberta, contact the Alberta Motor Association at 1.877.AMA.HWYS (1.877.262.4997).
For up-to-date road condition reports in the Mountain National Parks (Banff, Jasper, Yoho, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks), phone 403.762.1450 or click here .
Things to See and Do
Walking to the Playfort© Parks Canada / Marg French
Start your day at our Visitor Centre where staff will greet you and help plan your day at the national historic site. Some of the highlights are:
The exhibits, theatre, and washrooms inside our Visitor Centre are wheelchair accessible. Sections of our interpretive trails are also wheelchair accessible.
© Town of Rocky Mountain House
The town of Rocky Mountain House provides full amenities for visitors, while the surrounding area provides a variety of outdoor recreation including camping, fishing, trail riding, and canoeing. For more information on tourism opportunities and services in the area, contact:
Where Adventure Begins!
Rocky Mountain House Visitor Information Centre
Ph: 403.845.5450 or 1.800.565.3793
Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site is a protected place where special rules apply. Be sure to:
Leave it for others to enjoy.
Whatever treasure you find – be it an arrowhead, a rock, or a flower – it belongs where it is.
Keep pets on a leash at all times.
Your pets are welcome here, but unrestrained pets may provoke wildlife attacks, harass wildlife, and endanger people. Please help us to ensure the safety of you, your pet and others.
It is against the law to feed, touch, disturb or otherwise harass any wild animals – big or small.
For up-to-date weather information and forecasts for Alberta, contact Environment Canada at 403.845.3183 or click here .