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Fort Walsh National Historic Site

Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0, Canada
+1 306-662-3590
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Trip back in time - excellent!

Our family visited and enjoyed the tour. Lots of information was shared and was very educational... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Wendy J
,
Wapella
Fun Time

This is a restored fort about 45 min out of Maple Creek. The drive to the fort is very scenic... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Judy H
,
Nokomis, Saskatchewan, Canada
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Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed August 7, 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
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Reviewed August 4, 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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Reviewed August 3, 2017

Fort Walsh was originally set up as a Fort to establish England's claim to the west in what would become Canada and as a response to the cypress hills massacre. The fort was rebuilt in the 1900's and was used for 20 or so years...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

This is a replica of a fort that was on this site. It is the first location of the Mounted Police. Upon arrival, you park and must walk some distance to the fort. If needed, they will transfer you to and from the parking area....More

Thank Starr S
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Fort Walsh is a restored fort with a restored trading post located outside the fort grounds run by Parks Canada. It is located about 45 minutes from Maple Creek and gives a beautiful view of the Cypress Hills land formations. I recommend taking the guided...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2017

This historic site is off the beaten path in the middle of the prairies but worth a visit. It is 55 km south off HWY #1. The guided tour was about 40 mins and was free this year (Canada 150). Fascinating history of why and...More

Thank Owl h
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

We visited Fort Walsh in early July and quite enjoyed our time on the site. The day was warm, but a brisk breeze kept us comfortable. The guided tour was excellent. The young fellow took a bit more than an hour for the tour, but...More

Thank 105jimk
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

I'd passed through Maple Creek Sask many times over the years and took notice of the sign about Fort Walsh and the Cypress Hills Massacre but was always pressed for time. This motorcycle trip I took the time (being recently retired I have lots of...More

Thank Fred M
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

It was HOT the day we visited Fort Walsh. It is a bit of a trek from the parking lot to the fort, but there is a shuttle available. The guided tour of the fort was well done. My 10 year old son was especially...More

Thank Kap437
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Fort Walsh has very interesting history. Good tour of the fort with lots a artifacts. Little bit of a walk down to fort but there is a shuttle if needed

Thank EMcCdn
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