Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site

Effective July 10, 2024: Fire ban in all areas of Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site.

There are currently no active wildfires in 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.

Park passes

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.

How to get here

Contact Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site

+1 (403) 845-2412

For emergencies within the site:

Banff Dispatch, non-emergency (24 hours):
(403) 762-1470

Hours of operation

Visitor Centre
Open daily: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

May 17 to September 30, 2024

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