Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site is a fine example of the fur trade in the west. Discover a historic trading post along the North Saskatchewan River and immerse yourself in stories of Indigenous Peoples and legendary explorers. Discover interpretive experiences, archaeological foundations of four forts, plains bison, hiking and biking trails, friendly heritage presenters, and the Trading Post Gift Shop. Stay awhile and try Heritage Camping in a Tipi, Métis Trapper Tent, or Trapline Cabin.
Hours of operation
Open daily: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May 13 to September 30
Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Visit the Cave and Basin National Historic Site to experience the birthplace of Canada’s national parks and learn about the natural and cultural history of the mountains.
Banff Park Museum National Historic Site
Explore the Victorian-era collection, while admiring the stately 1903 museum, a log masterpiece and the oldest surviving federal building in any Canadian national park.
Banff National Park
Founded in 1885, Banff is Canada’s first national park and part of the first national park system in the world. With its soaring peaks, azure lakes and abundant wildlife, this Rocky Mountain park attracts millions of visitors every year.