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Box 278
Maple Creek, SK  S0N 1N0
Fort Walsh Location: Cairn marking the northern terminus of this trail is located at Fort Walsh National Historic Site and Fort Battleford National Historic Site.
Limited Wheelchair Access
Major Credit Card(s)
Modern Washrooms
Internationally significant historic trail from Forts Benton and Assiniboine in Montana to Forts Walsh and Battleford. Once known as the Fort Benton Trail, this overland route was a major supply/communications corridor between Canada and the USA prior to 1883. Follow Old Forts Trail on twitter at #FtWalshNHS.

16-May-2015 to 7-Sep-2015

Nearby Attractions

Cypress Hills Destination Area, Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park, Maple Creek, SW Saskatchewan Oldtimer's Association Museum & Archives Jasper Cultural And Historic Centre,

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Debit card accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Family rates
  • Rate details : Fort Walsh National Historic Site hours and rates apply.
  • Hours of operation : 16-May to 28-Jun, Tue to Sat 9:30am - 5pm; 29-Jun to 7-Sep, daily 9:30am - 5pm. Visit website for more information, special events and exciting visitor experience opportunities.

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Tourist information
  • Gift shop
  • 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

Group Tour Information

  • Group tour services
  • Student group services
  • Group rates
  • Bus parking
  • 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