Limited Wheelchair Access
Major Credit Card(s)
Modern Washrooms


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102 - 112 Research Drive
Saskatoon, SK  S7W 3R3
Duck Lake Location: 26 km W of Duck Lake on Hwy 212; or approximately 100 km N of Saskatoon via Hwys 11 and 212.
Fort Carlton was an important hub for the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) from 1810 - 1885. Located on the North Saskatchewan River and with easy access by land, this site was an ideal place to warehouse goods and gather provisions for other posts. An important negotiation site for Treaty Six in 1876, Fort Carlton was accidently burned down during a hasty evacuation that took place during the Northwest Resistance of 1885.

Today, this park features a reconstructed palisade, fur and provisions store, trade store, clerks quarters and tepee encampment. Visitors can see, touch and smell artifacts such as bison hides, beaver pelts and more. Interpretive staff are on hand to answer questions and lead activities. The park also features hiking trails, a picnic area and small, rustic campground.

Open May long weekend to Labour Day.

Nearby Attractions

Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Centre, Duck Lake murals and Batoche National Historic Site.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Debit card accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Family rates
  • Rate details : $4 adults, $1 youth (6 - 17 years), children 5 years and under free, $9 family (maximum of 2 adults). Rates subject to change.
  • Hours of operation : May 23 to Jun 30, Mon to Fri 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Jul 1 to Sep 4, daily 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Group programs by prior arrangement.

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Tourist information
  • Picnic area
  • Modern washroom
  • Pit toilet

Recreational Features

  • Geocaching

Tour Information

  • Guided tour

Attraction Features

  • Birding/Wildlife viewing
  • Natural History/Natural Sciences
  • Transportation
  • Museum
  • Provincial Historic Park
  • National Historic Site
  • Visitor Reception Centre
  • Roadside monument

Group Tour Information

  • Group tour services
  • Student group services
  • Bus parking
  • Driver admission complimentary
  • Escort admission complimentary
  • Guide services
  • Estimated viewing time (hours) : 2
  • Minimum group size : 1
  • Maximum group size : 75
  • Advance Notice Requirements / Additional Group Tour Information : Advance booking required for tours and service in other languages.

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Museums Association of Saskatchewan member
  • Canadian Museum Association member
  • Provincial Heritage Property Designation

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