Trails and Red Chairs
Step back in time to the days before the fences. It's as easy as crossing the Pekisko Creek bridge to an area of the site representing the rangelands that attracted the ranching industry more than 100 years ago.
Start off with a cup of cowboy coffee at Chuckwagon Roundup Camp and follow our riparian trail along the creek and through old cottonwood stands. You may get glimpses of wildlife such as deer, hawks, geese and trout.
Discover the Slaughter House and see the corrals that welcomed the cattle when they were brought in from the range to ranch headquarters. The trail circles back through the cottonwoods, past Roundup Camp and ends overlooking the creek where you will find two of our Red Chairs - the perfect photo opportunity!
An additional set of Red Chairs can be found along our Viewpoint trail, which starts parallel to our visitor centre just inside the historic headquarters of the Bar U Ranch. It follows a ridge past a picnic area and ends high above Pekisko Creek with vistas of the prairies to the east and majestic Rocky Mountains to the west. An iconic Canadian landscape!