Fort George and Buckingham House Provincial Historic Site

6015 Township Road 565
Elk Point, AB T0A 1A0- Map It
Phone: (780) 724-2611

AAA Editor Notes

Fort George and Buckingham House Provincial Historic Site, 13 km (8 mi.) s.e. on Hwy. 646 to 6015 Township Road 565, encompasses the archeological remains of two fur trade forts built in the late 18th century. A scenic interpretive trail complemented by wild flowers—including the rare yellow lady's slipper orchid—allows for closer inspection of the site and its various structural remains. Staff members at the visitor center are available to provide information about the area's heritage and fur trading industry. Educational programs are offered. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
$5; $4 (ages 65+); $2 (ages 7-17); $14 (family, two adults and up to six children); free (Canadian military and family with ID).
Hours: Daily 10-5, May 15-Labour Day. Allow 2 hours minimum.