Ride into history on a wagon pulled by Percheron horses to discover the life of a ranching cowboy from the late 1800s at the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site. Try your hand at cowboy skills, learn about the old-style ranching ways, wander through the rustic and authentic buildings or sit around the campfire and listen to old-time tales. Back-dropped by the Rocky mountains – it’s a true Alberta experience!

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Hours of operation

May 17 to September 30, 2019
Daily, 10 am to 5 pm

No pets are allowed on site or in the Visitor Centre. No smoking on site.

Fees

Free admission for youth. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 403-395-3044
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Email: baru.info@pc.gc.ca

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