Culture and history

Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site


The fur trade in Canada began off our eastern coast when the first European fishermen traded their personal belongings for furs from the Aboriginal people...

Unearthing history

To a large extent, the exploration of Western Canada during the fur-trade era and the founding and continuing existence of Rocky Mountain House resulted...

First Nations

Natural Wonders & Cultural Treasures

This region’s plants and wildlife were deeply important to the Indigenous Peoples and fur traders. In the isolated posts at Rocky Mountain House, survival depended upon living off the land. 

We invite you to enter our world.  Be a part of the history. There are still many stories to be shared.  Experience the cultural treasures at Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site.

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