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Fort Battleford National Historic Site


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Step back in time and explore life for the men of the NWMP who made their home at Fort Battleford in the 1800s, hear stories of settlers and First Nations who lived beyond its walls. Enjoy laughter-filled family days playing on bouncy castles and meeting cute animals at the petting zoo during Fort Fest ’15.

Featured Activities

Disc Golf 
If you can throw a Frisbee, you can play Disc Golf! Suitable for all ages and abilities, have fun with the family exploring the parkland beyond the palisades along the North Saskatchewan river.
Spend a fun-packed day at Fort Fest ’15 with all the family 
Join our friendly staff in authentic period costume to celebrate Fort Fest ‘15 with all the family. Learn about life in the 1800s, with some modern day fun and games too.
Feel a shiver down your spine on a lantern-lit ghost walk through the fort 
Do you believe in ghosts, ghouls and things that go bump in the night? Join our spooktacular staff on a lantern-lit tour around the historic buildings of Fort Battleford and hear their chilling tales.
Come to the fort and watch one of Canada’s proudest traditions, the Musical Ride 
Thrill to the sight of 32 scarlet serge-clad riders galloping in perfect unison on their jet-black steeds. Tap your toes to the music and settle back to enjoy the ride.
Plug into a self-guided adventure with an audio tour
Dive into the history of Fort Battleford and take things at your own pace with a self-guided audio tour. Rent a pair of headsets and get going with a numbered site map.

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