Central - Batoche
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    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.
    Latitude: 52.754911° N,
    Longitude: -106.110578° W
    The Batoche​ National Historic Site features beautiful trails, guided tours, interpretive signage, historic silhouettes and viewing areas that offer a glimpse into the historic battle between the Metis and First Nations, and General Middleton's Canadian Forces. Enjoy onsite geocaching and hiking trails or rent a bike and take a ride along the shores of the South Saskatchewan River and view the lush river valley scenery.
     
    Plan ahead and check the Parks Canada​ website for the most up-to-date information on hours of operation and what to expect when you arrive.​​
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    May 24 to Oct 1.
    Saskatchewan Tourism

    CanoeSki Discovery Company - Discover the Trails of 1885 by Canoe - South Saskatchewan River

    Rosthern, South Saskatchewan River - WC, Batoche

    Jul 10, 2021 to Jul 11, 2021

    Experience a historical canoeing adventure on the South Saskatchewan River and visit the national historic sites of the Northwest Resistance, where battles raged between Louis Riel's followers and the Canadian militia. From the river, hike the trail to the battle campsite near Tourond's Coulee/Fish Creek. Camp overnight at a wilderness site on the riverbank at Petite Ville, the archaeological site of an ancient Métis wintering village. Enjoy the wildlife and valley scenery as you continue canoeing downstream to the former Métis village of Batoche. At the Carlton Trail crossing, finish paddling and hike the old trail to Batoche National Historic Site, where you will visit the site of Louis Riel's short-lived provisional government with its original church, rectory and cemetery. Discover the Trails of 1885 with CanoeSki Discovery Company!

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    Saskatchewan Tourism

    CanoeSki Discovery Company - Explore the Forts- David Thompson Voyageur Canoe Trek - South Saskatchewan River

    South Saskatchewan River - WC, Rosthern, St. Louis

    Jul 16, 2021 to Jul 18, 2021

    Follow in the footsteps of famous explorer and mapmaker David Thompson. CanoeSki Discovery Company invites you to paddle the South Saskatchewan River and to visit ancient fort sites where Thompson spent time as a clerk for the Hudson's Bay Company. Explore South Branch House archaeological site and hear tales of a massacre and the fort's destruction in 1794. Before exploring the forts and fur trade, discover more recent history of the Métis people at Petite Ville where the trip starts and at Batoche National Historic Site mid-way through the trip. It's a multi-storied experience and a must for history and archaeology aficionados and anyone fascinated with early Canadian heroes.​

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    May 24 to Sep 5, daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sep 6 to Oct 1, Mon to Fri ​9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main gates close at 9 p.m., East Village gate closes at 4:30 p.m. 

    Rates And Discounts

    $11.90 adults, ​$10.20 seniors, youth 17 years and under free. Parks Canada Discovery Pass available.​​
    • Family rates
    • Group rates

    Access

    • Country / Rural

    Services

    • Bus parking
    • Estimated viewing time (hours): 3
    • Guided tour
    • Self-guided tour
    • Tourist information available
    • Tours upon request

    Amenities

    • Gift shop
    • Interpretive signage
    • Meeting rooms
    • Modern washroom
    • No. of meeting / banquet rooms: 3
    • Picnic area
    • Pit toilet
    • Trail brochure / Map

    Activities

    • Children's activities
    • Geocaching
    • Interactive workshop

    Accessibility

    • LGBTQ-friendly
    • Wheelchair access

    Language Services

    • French

    Maps & Docs

    Contact Info

    Phone(s): 306-423-6227 |
    pc.infolhnbatoche-batochenhsinfo.pc@canada.ca

    May 24 to Oct 1.

    May 24 to Sep 5, daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sep 6 to Oct 1, Mon to Fri ​9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main gates close at 9 p.m., East Village gate closes at 4:30 p.m. 

    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.

    Latitude: 52.754911° N, Longitude: -106.110578° W

    Central - Batoche

    The Batoche​ National Historic Site features beautiful trails, guided tours, interpretive signage, historic silhouettes and viewing areas that offer a glimpse into the historic battle between the Metis and First Nations, and General Middleton's Canadian Forces. Enjoy onsite geocaching and hiking trails or rent a bike and take a ride along the shores of the South Saskatchewan River and view the lush river valley scenery.
     
    Plan ahead and check the Parks Canada​ website for the most up-to-date information on hours of operation and what to expect when you arrive.​​

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    Location Information

    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.

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    lat. 52.754911° N, long. -106.110578° W

    Contact Info

    Phone: 306-423-6227 |
    pc.infolhnbatoche-batochenhsinfo.pc@canada.ca

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    CanoeSki Discovery Company - Discover the Trails of 1885 by Canoe - South Saskatchewan River

    Jul 10, 2021 to Jul 11, 2021

    STARTING AT: $475

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    CanoeSki Discovery Company - Explore the Forts- David Thompson Voyageur Canoe Trek - South Saskatchewan River

    Jul 16, 2021 to Jul 18, 2021

    STARTING AT: $690

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