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The Bar U Ranch is the only Parks Canada-administered National Historic Site that commemorates the importance of ranching to Canada. Founded in 1882 as the Northwest Cattle Company, the Bar U was one of the first and most enduring of the large...more
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Township Rd 17B and Township Rd 17A, Longview, Alberta T0L 1H0, Canada
Be prepared for lots of walking through the trails and to the individual buildings. Not suitable for anyone with mobility issues or in +28 heat. Hoping to see more curators but only one when we went. Others were going on lunch or without. Cookhouse curator...More
Took the wagon ride tour, and we’re just driven by the bldgs, no stops. For $14:40 we expected more. Young guide was very pleasant, but responded more to questions than actually telling us things. Hard to see behind you when going by bldgs, and the...More
It was a pleasant surprise how inexpensive the entry was.
There is ample parking.
We didn’t have kids with us but those that were there seemed to love the open spaces and interesting facts presented by the “characters” and Kids go FREE.
We enjoyed a...More
Whilst visiting friends in Calgary we came across the Bar U Ranch and the delights it had in store for us just by chance. Our friends had heard of the Bar U but had not visited themselves, so it was a truly enjoyable experience for...More
Had a fabulous time here at Bar U Ranch. All the staff were very knowledgeable and willing to share their facts. Spent almost 6 hours here learning everything.
I would definitely come back again real soon.
I loved learning about Canada's history
Unfortunately we arrived late so we only managed to catch the end of the rodeo exhibition. What we saw was good fun and well organised. We wished that we had been there earlier.
The staff were friendly and you could wander around at will.
Bar u Ranch is the history on reaching and cowboys , there's a video to watch which I say is a must , there are a couple of people there to explain some of the tools of the trade. Take the time to listen to...More