Activities and experiences

Fort St. James National Historic Site

See livestock grazing in a fenced pasture and watch heritage chickens race on a custom-built track. Spend the night under the stars in the café yard and be the first visitors at the site in the morning!

The fort's "world-class" chicken races

Bet on the bird with the most pluck at the fort’s "world-class" chicken races.

Red chairs

Sit back and relax on one of the two Red Chairs!

Self-guided audio tour

Listen to stories on your own device to be immersed in the rich history of Fort St. James as you walk through the beautiful grounds.


Things to do at Fort St. James National Historic Site.


Learn with us, get behind the scenes, and make a difference.

Camping and overnight accommodations

If you like spending your nights under the stars you need look no further than our tent sites right here at the fort.

School programs

Travel back in time as both teachers and students alike experience life as a fur trader in 1896.

Plan your visit

Plan your trip to Fort St. James National Historic Site. Find information on getting here, maps, hours of operation, fees, and brochures.

Things to do

Beaches Beach
Camping Camping
Dogs on leash Dog walking
Notice board Interpretive trail
Lookout Lookout
Photo Opportunity Photography
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