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Box 70
Battleford, SK  S0M 0E0
Battlefords, The Location: 4.8km SE of N Battleford. From Hwys 40 & 4 junction - E on 22nd St through Town of Battleford; S on Central Ave, past Kramer Campground to Fort entrance on left. GPS: 52.4338N, -108.1758W.
Food Service / Restaurant
Full Wheelchair Access
Major Credit Card(s)
Conference Rooms
Modern Washrooms

Established in 1876, Fort Battleford presided over some of the most pivotal events in the history of western Canada. Today, the fort showcases the role of the North West Mounted Police's in the early settlement of the area. Uncover the secrets of Fort Battleford on a 15-stop audio tour. Explore five original North West Mounted Police buildings and discover the role that Fort Battleford played in the Armed Conflict of 1885. Kids Xplorers program, geocaching, daily activities, green-powered visitor centre, interpretive displays. Check website for details on exciting special events, Fort Fest ’15. ghost walks, day camps, discovery booklets, audio tours, Junior Volunteer program and more. Follow Fort Battleford on twitter at #FtBattlefordNHS and on our Face Book page at National Historic Sites in Saskatchewan. Trails of 1885 Attraction.

18-May-2015 to 31-Aug-2014

Nearby Attractions

City of North Battleford, Town of Battleford, Western Development Museum, Fred Light Museum, Allen Sapp Gallery, Chapel Gallery. Adjacent to Eiling Kramer Campground, and 9 hole disc golf course. Battlefords Provincial Park within 36km.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Debit card accepted
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Family rates
  • Rate details : For information on events and fees, visit the website. Parks Canada Discovery Pass available.
  • Hours of operation : May 18 to Jun 27, Wed to Fri 10am - 4pm; Jun 26 to Aug 31, daily 10am - 4pm. Contact office or visit website for more information.

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Tourist information
  • Meeting rooms
  • Gift shop
  • Food service
  • Picnic area
  • Modern washroom
  • Youth Activities
  • Children's activities
  • Service in French

Recreational Features

  • Geocaching

Tour Information

  • Self-guided tour
  • Trail brochure/Map

Attraction Features

  • RCMP/NWMP
  • Settlement history
  • Military history
  • Museum
  • National Historic Site
  • Visitor Reception Centre

Group Tour Information

  • Group tour services
  • Group rates
  • Bus parking
  • Guide services
  • Estimated viewing time (hours) : 2
  • Minimum group size : 20
  • Advance Notice Requirements / Additional Group Tour Information : Groups must book in advance to get the guided tour of the site and the group rate.