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Address: # Site 127 Comp 6, Rocky Mountain House, Alberta T4T 2A4, Canada
Phone Number: 403-845-2412

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Secret Entrance

Loved the relaxed wilderness feel. Buffalo, canoes, trading posts etc. a little trouble finding the way in (2 entrances)

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Loved the relaxed wilderness feel. Buffalo, canoes, trading posts etc. a little trouble finding the way in (2 entrances)

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Took place at the Historic Site and the site is beside the North Saskatchewan River. The view is breath taking. Quiet and serene A walk back in time.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Stopped in on our way home. Cheap $7 for the two of us, our dog was free. Saw the bison running in the paddock. Easy walk along the trails. Informative about the history of the area.

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Ottawa, Canada
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34 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Visited with some friends and it was a bit educational; much smaller than I expected. Observed the cannon and musket firing which was interesting although it wasn't as good as I have seen at other Canadian national historic sites. $10 per adult For about an hours entertainment

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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31 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Like previous visits to similar fur trade posts further down stream on the North Saskatchewan River, this tour reinforced the value of the fur trade to exploring and settling western Canada.These are very valuable reminders of our past history and the tough people who were required to live this life in the early 1800s.

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Edmonton, Canada
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135 reviews 135 reviews
59 attraction reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Maybe the problem with the Rocky Mountain Historic Site is that there really isn't much to see. Except for a couple of chimneys, there's nothing left of the four forts that were built on the site, and the 1/3 size replica is fun for the kids, but too small to convey a true appreciation of what life would have been... More 

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Calgary
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Loved the journey around park lasted all day. I was not healthy at time and did not expect the magnitude of history - set up of park very unique. Staff was awesome. Really makes you appreciate the past where mankind was extreme and unique.

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We (the wife, me and the dog) spent an afternoon treking the site and having a grass back-side lunch, great history lesson with interesting displayies and nice easy walking trails to follow .

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Calgary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We have a 2 yr old and a couple of grandparents in there 60's. This place was a hit! Super interesting, albeit a bit small. All in all, we thought it was well worth the stop and we'll likely go there again!

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

its a great place to learn the history of our area and lots of activities on Canada day for families.

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