Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site is a fine example of the fur trade in the west. Discover a historic trading post along the North Saskatchewan River and immerse yourself in stories of Indigenous Peoples and legendary explorers.
Visiting Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
Activities and experiences
Things to do, events, trails, experiences, programs and tours.
Plan your visit
How to get here, facilities and services, how to plan ahead and other important information to help you plan your trip.
Camping and overnight accommodation
Types of accommodations, equipped camping, heritage camping and campsites.
Daily visitor fees, program fees and more. Free admission for youth.
Seasonal and annual admission passes.
Safety and guidelines
Important bulletins, trail conditions, weather and avalanche conditions, seasonal safety, park regulations.
About Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
Culture and history
History, culture, cultural landscape, designation information.
Stewardship and management
Site management and plans.
Contact Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site
+1 (403) 845-2412
For emergencies within the site:
Banff Dispatch, non-emergency (24 hours):
Hours of operation
Open daily: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
May 12 to September 30
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