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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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Excellent place to camp

Myself and a friend just spent two nights camping in a teepee and it was so much fun. The staff were so friendly and helpful and very knowleadgable. We opted for the enhanced... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2016
Dylan W
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Calgary, Canada
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Vancouver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting a lot more having been to several great "Fort Sights" like Fort Langley and Fort Steele in BC. I guess they are trying to make a lot from nothing so to speak. Its worth a short visit if you are here but don't go out of your way.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Myself and a friend just spent two nights camping in a teepee and it was so much fun. The staff were so friendly and helpful and very knowleadgable. We opted for the enhanced camping kit and we are so glad we did. It came with vintage cups, plates and cutlery as well as cooking materials such as a kettle and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

A great place to take kids for an historical viewpoint. The museum houses an eclectic collection of memorabilia from early to present times. It was a great education for us on early Canadian society. Funnily enough the contraptions used in early days were not dissimilar to those used in our Australian early history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Very cool place to stop in at! We walked the interpreted walking path along the North Saskatchewan river! They have buffalo on site the we viewed from a distance. Cool to see the history and experience David Thompsons journey and where the river brought them! The original Hudsons Bay company forts footprint are neet to see, I swear you can... More 

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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Not much to see unfortunately, much is left to your imagination. However there's some interesting information provided about the fur trade, the US vs Canada trade competition and many other. I guess you could find it on the web. It was a sunny day and the North Saskatchewan river was beautiful.

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Great break from a paddle on the North Saskatchewan River. Leave your boats a access the Nat. Historic site. A great little gem of an authentic trading post. Real archeological digs short and informative awareness displays and when in site a terrific viewing platform of the buffalo paddock. Interpreters are well informed and keen to share their knowledge.

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Joplin, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Enjoyed hiking through areas near the river where there had been fur trading forts. Nice presentations on the way of life and times during the fur trade. Accomodations for camping are available. Allow a couple of hours to take all the trails.

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The front desk at the Hotel recommended this place to visit and we were not disappointed. We learned a great deal about the origins of the town and the first Trading Posts. As well it was a pleasant walk along the North Saskatchewan River. Worth the visit.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

If you want to get relax with great scenery Rocky Mountain is not bad to visit.It is approxiamately 45 mins from Red Deer ,Crimson lake good to visit too.Perfect to be away from the city

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wonderful place to visit, staff are excellent and so informative. My 7 year old son loved the teepees and the fort. Some good walking trails and a small picnic area. Very scenic down by the North Saskatchewan River, a great day!

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