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Fort Normandeau

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28054B Township Road 382, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-347-7550
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Poor place to go

This place has buildings only made of wood. You can only be outside for most of it. I really like... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2016
ahsjadhagshagd1234
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Red Deer, Canada
An enjoyable and educational riverside stop!

We visited Fort Normandeau with family while on a visit from our BC home. The location is extremely... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Adrian D
,
Coquitlam, Canada
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  • Very good23%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
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“picnic lunch” (2 reviews)
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28054B Township Road 382, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
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+1 403-347-7550
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

This place has buildings only made of wood. You can only be outside for most of it. I really like this park to be improved.

Thank ahsjadhagshagd1234
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited Fort Normandeau with family while on a visit from our BC home. The location is extremely pleasant - a nice park-like setting right beside the river. However, the historical presentation is every bit as worthwhile - we learned a great deal about early...More

1  Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Stopped here on a whim to check it out. The last time I was here I was launching my kayaking into the river. I have never actually been inside the fort so I did that this time. It was neat. I talked to the girl...More

Thank Jewelzzz
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great day visiting Fort Normandeau. It was so interesting walking around the area. I wish we would have packed a picnic lunch to complete our day

1  Thank Candace R
Reviewed 20 December 2015

A very busy area in the summer. Sometimes one cannot get parking here how busy it gets. A great place to start from if one wishes to float down the Red Deer river. Leaving vehicles with valuables inside may not be a good idea during...More

Thank miloslav
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Depending on how interested you are in the history of the area, this Fort gives a good overview but is not very interactive. Great place for a picnic lunch or to launch your canoe or river raft but not much to really see in terms...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Been wanting to go there but kept putting it off! There's not a lot to see but what there is has been well done! Lots of information. It was cool the day we went but it would be a lovely spot on a warm summer...More

Thank Ilene D
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Interesting to learn history and some artefacts to see. Small kids would likely not be as interested. Lots of people visiting mnostly to launch boats on the river :)

1  Thank Roxana N
Reviewed 27 August 2015

It helps to have an imagination when you visit. True, the facilities and signage are a competent start, but having an imagination certainly helps. Why. This was the easiest place for cargo wagons to move across the Red Deer River between Edmonton and Red Deer...More

1  Thank Grimshaw A
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We went during the week and there weren't any staff available. We read all the plaques and enjoyed learning the history but it would have been much nicer had there been informative staff.

Thank Grannysattic
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