Bar U Ranch National Historic Site of Canada | Alberta, Canada


Latitude: 50.41945 Longitude: -114.243601 Elevation: 4117 ft

A Short Introduction to the Site

Where Ranching History Comes Alive...

Set in the rolling foothills of the Rockies, the Bar U Ranch is the only National Historic Site to commemorate the history and importance of ranching in Canada. 

Full Description of the Historical Site or Museum

The site has many historic buildings and structures, illustrating various stages of ranching development, and is rich in cultural landscape features. A visitor orientation centre and a vibrant living history program interpret a time when the West was young.

Open Months

May 14 to September 30, 2018

Hours Open

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Driving Directions from Nearest Town or Landmark

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site is located approximately 95 km (59 miles) south of Calgary on Highway 22, 13 km (8 miles) south of Longview. From Calgary, go south on Highway 2, then west on Highway 540, cross over Highway 22 (also known as The Cowboy Trail) and continue going west for approximately half a kilometer.

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