COVID-19 and your visit to Batoche National Historic Site
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 Batoche National Historic Site
Batoche National Historic Site will begin to offer limited access and services while maintaining physical distancing measures. Information will be updated regularly. Find details below.
What’s open (updated May 5, 2021)
- Visitor Centre, museum, art gallery, gift shop and washrooms (open as of May 24)
- Interpretive programs (open as of May 24)
- Limited shuttle service (open as of May 24)
- Historic Church and Caron Home – with guided tour only (open as of May 24)
- East Village Viewing Tower (open as of May 24)
- ‘Li Pchi Shmayn’ interpretive trail (open as of May 24)
- East Village Day Use Area (open as of May 24)
- Trails and Paths (open as of May 24)
- Cemetery (open as of May 24)
- East Village Parking (open as of May 24)
- East Village Day use washroom (open as of May 24)
- Outside Church Rectory washroom (open as of May 24)
What’s closed (updated May 5, 2021)
- Indoor food service
- Water fountains
- River access, canoe, kayak and bike rentals
Your safety when visiting
- Keep a healthy space of 2 metres between you and others.
- Leave no trace when you visit outdoor spaces. Please take all your garbage with you and help keep these places clean.
- Beware of ticks in the area
- Be extra cautious when engaging in any activities to avoid injury and/or getting lost to help minimize the demands placed on emergency response, search and rescue teams, and on the health care system.
- Abide by all travel advisories and area closures.
- Important information about safety while enjoying Batoche National Historic Site
- This is an evolving situation. For more information visit the Public Health Agency of Canada Coronavirus disease page, and the Government of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 page
- We strongly encourage all visitors to wear a non-medical mask or face covering when visiting indoor public spaces at Batoche National Historic Site. An indoor public space is any space with walls and a roof that can be accessed by the members of the public.
Parks Canada is working with our partners to keep visitors and residents informed and safe.
For the most up to date information, visit: