Fort George and Buckingham House Provincial Historic Site

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Elk Point, AB T0A 1A0- Map It
(780) 724-2611
SAVE 25% on admission

AAA Editor Notes

Fort George and Buckingham House Provincial Historic Site, 13 km (8 mi.) s.e. on Hwy. 646, 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. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$4.76; $3.81 (ages 65+); $1.90 (ages 7-17); $13.33 (family, two adults and up to six children); free (Canadian military and family with ID).
AAA Benefit:
Take a trip through time and visit the location of two competing fur trade posts from the 1790s! Save up to 25% on regular admission.
Hours: Daily 10-5, May 15-Labour Day.