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Fort Walsh National Historic Site

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Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0, Canada
+1 306-662-3590
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Visited the Fort on a cold, damp and windy day in September so unfortunate the tour was rather... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Michael D
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Day trip to Fort Walsh

Learnt quite a few interesting historical facts. Nice place to bring a picnic, and spend and... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Murray S
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0, Canada
+1 306-662-3590
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the Fort on a cold, damp and windy day in September so unfortunate the tour was rather short. The Fort depicts the conditions of the Northwest Mounted Police in Cypress Hills. Great recreations of how life may have been in the frontier 1880's Canada....More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Learnt quite a few interesting historical facts. Nice place to bring a picnic, and spend and afternoon.

Thank Murray S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

A good little tour. Very interesting with lots of info. We went during Canada 150 so not sure what the normal cost is. Friendly staff. Might be dull for small kids. A bit a drive to get there but worth a visit to anyone interested...More

Thank VenaScott
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been here in many years so we decided to take the kids. It's a very fun and educational way to spend a day trip from Medicine Hat area or any nearby towns or camping. This was formerly a large region RCMP headquarters many...More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Fort Walsh today and were impressed with the staff who worked there. Friendly and very knowledgeable about the fort and local history. The tour guide did an excellent job of sharing info and answering questions. It's a beautiful drive back to the fort.

Thank wloo_andrew
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent facility. The guided tour is well worth it. Maddy is an excellent guide, truly bilingual. Some guests were unhappy the trails are closed but hey there is a fire ban - just look at BC.

Thank Dutchpirate
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Ft. Walsh is an iconic place to visit. It played such an important role in the very early days of western Canada. Also, our National Police Force (RCMP) had it's inception here as the North West Mounted Police. The setting in the Cypress Hills is...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stopped at this National Historic Site on a Cross Country Road Trip and were impressed with the well-organized displays and the history of the Fort. It is located fairly close to Maple Creek, SK and the drive to the Fort is well worth the...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Our family visited and enjoyed the tour. Lots of information was shared and was very educational. The shuttle ride back up was very much appreciated!!!

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is a restored fort about 45 min out of Maple Creek. The drive to the fort is very scenic. There is a shuttle bus at the entrance to the fort as it is a steep walk and maybe difficult for some people. There are...More

Thank Judy H
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