Fort Walsh National Historic Site

A living fort from the 1870s, when the North West Mounted Police brought Canadian law to the West. Hear the stories of the Cypress Hills Massacre and learn of its impact on the Nakoda people and on Canada in Southwest Saskatchewan.

A family talking to a Parks Canada staff member.

Planning Ahead

Planning ahead and being prepared are to key to having a safe and enjoyable trip!

Two visitors sitting on red chair

We saved you a seat!

Grab a friend, go for a walk then relax and snap a selfie on one of our red chairs

Two hikers walking in the Cypress Hills at Fort Walsh National Historic Site at dusk.

Explore the trails

Gather your water bottle and camera to hit the rolling trails.

Visiting Fort Walsh National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do, trails, tours, programs, events, volunteering, and activities.

Plan your visit

How to get here, facilities and services, museum, theatre, local attractions.

Tours and programs

Guided tours, programs, workshops, and learning experiences.

Fees

Daily visitor fees, and more. Free admission for youth.

Passes

Seasonal and annual admission passes.

Safety and guidelines

Wildlife, weather, environment, insect and seasonal safety, and site regulations.

About Fort Walsh National Historic Site

Culture and history

History, culture, cultural landscape, designation information.

Stewardship and management

Jobs, contact us, public consultations, plans, and policies.

How to get here

Contact Fort Walsh National Historic Site

General inquiries:
(Administration office):
306-662-2645 (Site office - May to October):
306-662-3590 1-888-773-8888 (toll-free)

fort.walsh@pc.gc.ca

For emergencies at the historic site:
1-877-852-3100

Hours of operation

June 24 to September 2, 2024
Daily: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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