Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

Important information about your visit to Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site

To ensure the safety of visitors, residents and staff, Parks Canada is taking a phased approach to restoring access to the national historic site. In doing so, physical distancing for the public remains a critical requirement in all areas of the site. While some of the restrictions and closures implemented in the site to date as a result of Covid-19 have been lifted, others will remain in effect at this time. Visitors are asked to plan ahead by checking this website before they travel to find out:

What's open (updated October 2021)

Closed for the season.

What's closed (updated October 2021)

National Historic Site

  • Visitor Centre
  • Trading Post Gift Shop
  • Interpretative experiences
  • David Thompson Puppet Show
  • Play Fort
  • Sites of Interest
  • Public toilets
  • Canoe launch
  • Day-use trails, including some cycling access on designated trails and pathways
  • Day-use areas, including green spaces, picnic areas
  • Parking
  • Bookable experiences
  • Private event rentals
  • Special events


  • Group camping
  • Metis trapper tents
  • Tipis
  • Trapline cabins
  • Trailer Campground
  • Walk-in Tenting
  • Equipped campsites
  • Kitchen shelters
  • Showers

Your safety when visiting

  • Wearing a non-medical mask or cloth face covering is recommended for your visit at Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site.
  • Keep a healthy space of 2 metres between you and others.
  • Come prepared with your own “COVID-kit” including hand sanitizer, masks for everyone in your group, water and snacks.

  This is an evolving situation. For more information visit the Public Health Agency of Canada Coronavirus disease page, the Alberta Health Services Coronavirus disease page and the Town of Rocky Mountain House Response to COVID-19.