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

Historic 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.

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site of Canada – Parks Canada

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 kilometre

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.


10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Open Months

Victoria Day long weekend in May until the end of September

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