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Box 278
Maple Creek, SK  S0N 1N0
Fort Walsh Location: 55km SW of Maple Creek on Hwy 271. 1600 acre site in the Cypress Hills.
Food Service / Restaurant
Limited Wheelchair Access
Major Credit Card(s)
Modern Washrooms
In the heart of the spectacular Cypress Hills, follow the footsteps of the Northwest Mounted Police who brought Canadian law to the west. A former NWMP/RCMP post (circa 1875-83) was later used to breed horses for the Musical Ride. Xplorers for kids! Guides in period costume, interpretive walks and picnic areas, period furnished buildings, two cemeteries, visitor centre museum, theatre, gift shop and cafeteria.

Additional opportunities for picnics, hiking, trail rides, observing nature. No overnight camping facilities. Check website for details on exciting special events. Follow Fort Walsh on twitter at #FtWalshNHS.

16-May-2015 to 7-Sep-2015

Nearby Attractions

Cypress Hills Destination Area, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Cypress Hills Vineyard and Winery, Historic Reesor Ranch, Cypress Hills Eco-Adventures Ltd.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Debit card accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Family rates
  • Rate details : $9.80 adults, $8.30 seniors, $4.90 youth, children under 6 years free, $22 family. School groups $4/person. One week notice required for groups. Rates subject to change.
  • Hours of operation : May 16 - Jun 28, Tue to Sat 9:30am - 5pm; Jun 29 - Sep 7, daily 9:30am - 5pm. Please contact office or visit website for more information on hours of operation, events and fees.

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Tourist information
  • Gift shop
  • Food service
  • Picnic area
  • Modern washroom
  • Service in French

Recreational Features

  • Geocaching

Tour Information

  • Self-guided tour
  • Trail brochure/Map
  • Guided tour
  • Tours upon request

Attraction Features

  • Birding/Wildlife viewing
  • Natural History/Natural Sciences
  • Settlement history
  • Military history
  • Museum
  • National Historic Site
  • Visitor Reception Centre
  • Unique natural feature

Group Tour Information

  • Group tour services
  • Student group services
  • Group rates
  • Bus parking
  • Guide services
  • Estimated viewing time (hours) : 3
  • Advance Notice Requirements / Additional Group Tour Information : One week notice is required for groups.

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Museums Association of Saskatchewan member
  • Canadian Museum Association member