Daily Fun from field to fork
Motherwell Homestead National Historic Site
Golden fields of wheat shimmer under vast prairie skies. See for miles across the flat farmlands, the road outside disappearing into a far off point on the horizon. Join costume-clad workers for a day of labour on the homestead, fresh-baked bread scenting the air. Jump on a hay wagon, as a team of horses, their brasses clanking, bounce you across the freshly cut grass. Join farmhands at a morning milking of the cows, watch the chickens come running at the rattle of the feed bucket.
Dig deep into the recent past and discover the many ways of self-sufficient living. Take in teachings of traditional plant uses, listen the leaves of the shelter belt trees rustle and touch the many different kinds of furs and learn more about the use of animals and land used by the Indigenous communities that surrounded the Homestead.
Xplorers for Kids!
Do your kids like to Xplore? They can have FUN doing activities and collecting COOL souvenirs at Motherwell Homestead and other Parks Canada sites in Saskatchewan. Go to the Visitor Centre and ask to become a Parks Canada Xplorer. Free with entry.
Off the beaten path
Take a stroll on the Stueck Nature Walk trail then taste the delicious flavours from the Off the Beaten Path Café and gift shop.
*The Friends of the Motherwell Homestead Inc. is a volunteer, not-for-profit and charitable organization committed to working with Parks Canada to enhance public awareness, appreciation and enjoyment for visitors.
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