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Fort Walsh National Historic Site

Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0, Canada
+1 306-662-3590
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Ft. Walsh is an iconic place to visit. It played such an important role in the very early days of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jim P
Sidney, Canada
via mobile
Exceptional Scenery, Very Interesting

We stopped at this National Historic Site on a Cross Country Road Trip and were impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David B
Saint-Lambert, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Maple Creek, Saskatchewan S0N 1N0, Canada
+1 306-662-3590
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Luv2Travel8473
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 13 July 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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