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Latitude: 49.31577° N, Longitude: -106.3789° W
South - 8 km S of the village of Wood Mountain on Hwy 18.
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Wood Mountain Post was established as a North West Mounted Police (NWMP) post in 1874 to patrol the Canada/United States border and police whiskey traders, horse thieves and cattle rustlers.

The post rose to prominence in 1876, when Chief Sitting Bull and 5,000 members of the Sioux (Lakota) First Nation took refuge in Canada after the Battle of Little Bighorn.

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park features two reconstructed buildings that tell the story of Major James Walsh of the NWMP and his negotiations with Chief Sitting Bull. Interpretive staff are on hand from June to September for pre-booked tours; school programming is available. There are picnic facilities on site and camping is available at nearby Wood Mountain Regional Park. 

Open Jun 5 to Sep 6, Thu to Mon, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed Tue and Wed. Guided tours (limited capacity) are available throughout the day and pre-registration is required. Click here to register​.

Access

  • Country / Rural

Services

  • Estimated viewing time (hours): 1
  • Guided tour
  • Self-guided tour
  • Tourist information available

Amenities

  • Picnic area
  • Pit toilet
Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Jul 29, 2021

​Learn some traditional and modern navigation skills as you learn the role of the Boundary Commission in this come and go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Jul 30, 2021

​Explore NWMP hobbies and make a craft of your own to take home in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Jul 31, 2021

​​Learn what it took to be a member of the NWMP at Wood Mountain Post with hands-on activities and challenges in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 01, 2021

​​Try out some rest and relaxation, Wood Mountain Post style with hands-on games like croquet, potato sack races and egg and spoon races in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 02, 2021

​Learn some traditional and modern navigation skills as you learn the role of the Boundary Commission in this come and go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 05, 2021

​Explore NWMP hobbies and make a craft of your own to take home in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 06, 2021

​​Learn what it took to be a member of the NWMP at Wood Mountain Post with hands-on activities and challenges in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 07, 2021

​​Try out some rest and relaxation, Wood Mountain Post style with hands-on games like croquet, potato sack races and egg and spoon races in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 08, 2021

​Learn some traditional and modern navigation skills as you learn the role of the Boundary Commission in this come and go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 09, 2021

​Explore NWMP hobbies and make a craft of your own to take home in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 12, 2021

​​Learn what it took to be a member of the NWMP at Wood Mountain Post with hands-on activities and challenges in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 13, 2021

​​Try out some rest and relaxation, Wood Mountain Post style with hands-on games like croquet, potato sack races and egg and spoon races in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 14, 2021

​Learn some traditional and modern navigation skills as you learn the role of the Boundary Commission in this come and go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 15, 2021

​Explore NWMP hobbies and make a craft of your own to take home in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 16, 2021

​​Learn what it took to be a member of the NWMP at Wood Mountain Post with hands-on activities and challenges in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 19, 2021

​​Try out some rest and relaxation, Wood Mountain Post style with hands-on games like croquet, potato sack races and egg and spoon races in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 20, 2021

​Learn some traditional and modern navigation skills as you learn the role of the Boundary Commission in this come and go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 21, 2021

​Explore NWMP hobbies and make a craft of your own to take home in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 22, 2021

​​Learn what it took to be a member of the NWMP at Wood Mountain Post with hands-on activities and challenges in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 23, 2021

​​Try out some rest and relaxation, Wood Mountain Post style with hands-on games like croquet, potato sack races and egg and spoon races in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 26, 2021

​Learn some traditional and modern navigation skills as you learn the role of the Boundary Commission in this come and go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 27, 2021

​Explore NWMP hobbies and make a craft of your own to take home in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 28, 2021

​​Learn what it took to be a member of the NWMP at Wood Mountain Post with hands-on activities and challenges in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 29, 2021

​​Try out some rest and relaxation, Wood Mountain Post style with hands-on games like croquet, potato sack races and egg and spoon races in this come-and-go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Historic Park

Aug 30, 2021

​Learn some traditional and modern navigation skills as you learn the role of the Boundary Commission in this come and go activity. Daily park tours also available. 

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Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park

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Contact Info

  • Email: buffalopound@gov.sk.ca
  • Phone: 306-266-5525 (Jun to Aug) | 306-694-3229 (Sep to May)
  • Mailing Address: Mailroom-110 Ominica Street W, Moose Jaw, SK, Canada, S6H 6V2

Saskatchewan Provincial Park Info

Wood Mountain Post was established as a North West Mounted Police (NWMP) post in 1874 to patrol the Canada/United States border and police whiskey traders, horse thieves and cattle rustlers.

The post rose to prominence in 1876, when Chief Sitting Bull and 5,000 members of the Sioux (Lakota) First Nation took refuge in Canada after the Battle of Little Bighorn.

Wood Mountain Post Provincial Park features two reconstructed buildings that tell the story of Major James Walsh of the NWMP and his negotiations with Chief Sitting Bull. Interpretive staff are on hand from June to September for pre-booked tours; school programming is available. There are picnic facilities on site and camping is available at nearby Wood Mountain Regional Park. 

Location Info

8 km S of the village of Wood Mountain on Hwy 18.

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lat. 49.31577° N, long. -106.3789° W




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