Longitude: -106.1073° W
CanoeSki Discovery Company - Discover the Trails of 1885 by Canoe - South Saskatchewan River
South Saskatchewan River - WC
Jul 11, 2020 to Jul 12, 2020
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!
- Country / Rural
- Self-guided tour
- Trail brochure / Map
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Latitude: 52.77324° N, Longitude: -106.1073° W