Fort Battleford National Historic Site
Central Ave (1-306-937-2621)
Open 9 am to 5 pm daily from the Victoria Day long weekend to Labour Day weekend.
Established in 1876 by the North West Mounted Police, Fort Battleford has a pivotal role for the North West Mounted Police in the development of the Canadian West. Visitors can participate in interpretive programs, exhibits, costumed staff and walking trails. There are also cannon firing demonstrates and guided tours to further explore the expansive historic site and the five historic buildings it contains. The Fort offers a special Canada Day celebration and also features monthly ghost walks for guests.
Highways 16 & 40 North Battleford (1-306-445-8033)
Open year round (except Stats.) from 9 am to 5 pm, Outdoor Village closed Oct. 1st to April 30th.
Step back in time and experience the story of Saskatchewan agriculture and rural life at the Western Development Museum's Heritage Farm and Village in North Battleford. Take a trip inside a grain elevator. Explore a 1920's main street. View the Vintage Vehicle Gallery. Learn about coal mining and climb through a "gopher" hole to see how farmers dug their coal for their home stoves. In December, the Western Development Museum hosts the Festival of Trees. Guests can come and enjoy a variety of Christmas trees decorated by the community to get into the festive spirit!
1 Railway Ave East, North Battleford (1-306-445-1760)
Summer: 11 am - 5 pm daily June though September. Winter: 12 pm - 4 pm Wednesday to Sunday.
Since 1989, the Allen Sapp Gallery has been North Battleford's cultural flagship. Housed in the city's beautiful Carnegie Library building, the award-winning gallery attracts people from around the world who are passionate about art, First Nations culture and the beauty of rural life. The gallery has won numerous awards and accolades for its innovative use of new media and local elders to draw out the stories and social relations embedded in the paintings.New exhibits open every six months and the interpretive programs are constantly evolving. View part of the permanent collection here.
891, 99th Street, North Battleford (1-306-445-1757)
Summer: 12 pm - 5 pm daily June to September. Winter: 1 pm - 4 pm Wednesday to Sunday.
The Chapel Gallery is a public gallery with special emphasis on contemporary, regional and First Nations art.It is a center for artists in the community and provides exhibition opportunities, workshops and mentorship programs. Situated in the Riverview area of North Battleford, the gallery is housed in the former chapel of the St. Thomas boy's academy, a beautiful modern building with spectacular views of the North Saskatchewan River Valley. Stroll through labyrinths by Oriol Dancer, take in some new art at the gallery, don't miss Jim Jenson's evocative wooden sphere and enjoy the best view in town.
292, 22nd Street West, Battleford (1-306-446-1983)
Open throughout the year, 9 am to 4 pm. Closed weekends and holidays.
The Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has an outstanding display of memorabilia including uniforms, photographs, baseball bats, baseballs, equipment, trophies and more, including the "David W. Shury Memorial Library." Nominations are due on March 15th each year. The Annual Induction ceremony is held on the third Saturday in August to honour those that contributed to our great baseball heritage. Annual Inductions have been held annually since 1985. Memberships are available for purchase and donations are accepted.
Table Mountain Regional Park - Winter
Located 26 kilometers North-west of the Battlefords (1-306-937-2920)
Open early December and closes end of March.
Skiing in Saskatchewan? Yes! Approximately 70,000 skiers visit Table Mountain each season.Has eleven runs, two quad chair lifts, two magic crafts, a terrain park and a tubing park. There are rentals available and a pro-shop. Table Mountain has a chalet to relax in and grab a bite to eat or drink. There are certified ski and snowboard instructors available for all abilities. Table Mountain also has night skiing beginning in January. Table Mountain's treed terrain offers a large number of well defined runs as well as offering protection from the wind.
Blue Mountain Outdoor Adventure Centre - Summer & Winter
Located 30 kilometers North-east of the Battlefords (1-306-445-4941)
Hours - Please call ahead to confirm availability and conditions.
Blue Mountain has various activities for summer and winter. During the summer guests can go swimming, canoeing and kayaking in the private lake. There is a 10 meter climbing wall, orienteering courses, a high ropes course and a 700 meter zipline (one of the longest in the world!). There is paintball with many fields to choose from including an old west town and bunkers and trenches. During the winter, visitors can go cross country skiing, skating, snowshoeing and tobogganing. There is access to snowmobile trails. During the winter, the zipline, paintball and high ropes are still open.