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Box 1040, RR 1
Wakaw, SK  S0K 4P0
Batoche Location: 15 km E of Rosthern on Hwy 312, then 11 km N on Hwy 225. Along the South Saskatchewan River. GPS: 52.4515N, -106.6222W.
Food Service / Restaurant
Full Wheelchair Access
Major Credit Card(s)
Modern Washrooms
FREE ENTRY to Batoche National Historic Site in 2017! In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, entrance to all places managed by Parks Canada will be free throughout 2017. Get your free Discovery Pass anytime by visiting Batoche or by ordering it online. This free pass covers entry into Parks Canada locations; regular fees apply for special events and programming.

Enjoy a day of fun with family and friends as you walk in the footsteps of the past. Meet interesting 'characters' on the Journey Through Time tour. Xplorers for kids, costumed guides and geocaching. In 1885, Gabriel Dumont, Louis Riel and the Metis led the resistance against the federal government in a battle that changed Western Canada. Check out the dock and picnic area by the river, food concession, gift shop and canoe rentals. 2017 Special Events: National Canadian Film Day at Batoche April 19, Aboriginal Day June21, Canada Day July 1, Louis Riel Relay and Kidfest July 8, Mass at Historic Church July 13, Journees du patrimoines September 28 - 30, Taste of Metis Culture Craft Show October 1. Follow Batoche on twitter at #BatocheNHS.

Open May long weekend to Oct 6.

Nearby Attractions

Camping, golfing, lake fun, canoeing, hiking and biking. Valley Regional Park in Rosthern - campground, 18-hole golf course; Seager Wheeler National Historic Site; Wakaw Lake Regional Park - camping and lake fun.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Rates upon request
  • 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 22 to Jun 30, Mon to Fri 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Jul 1 to Sep 4, daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sep 5 to Oct 6, Mon to Fri 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

On-Site Amenities & Services

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

Recreational Features

  • Live animal viewing
  • Geocaching

Tour Information

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

Attraction Features

  • Genealogy
  • Birding/Wildlife viewing
  • Natural History/Natural Sciences
  • Settlement history
  • Heritage village
  • Industrial/Educational
  • 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
  • Driver admission complimentary
  • Escort admission complimentary
  • Estimated viewing time (hours) : 3
  • Advance Notice Requirements / Additional Group Tour Information : Booking required for groups. Rates upon request.

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Museums Association of Saskatchewan member