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Where The Métis Spirit Comes Alive

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Signature experiences at the heart of Métis heritage.

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Tales from the Trapline

Tales from the Trapline is a 3-hour immersive Indigenous experience that explores Métis traditional winter activities and skills.

  • Winter
  • 3 hours
  • 70 - 82
  • Groups of up to 15 - 20

Signature Experience

Visions, Hopes and Dreams at Métis Crossing Wildlife Tour

Throughout this journey, you will gain an understanding of the interconnected nature of relationships, communities, and natural systems in Métis Culture, as well as the significant role of bison in Métis heritage.

  • Year-round
  • 1.5 hours
  • 61-71
  • Groups of up to 8-10

Signature Experience

Meet the Métis

Experience life on a traditional Métis River Lot through cultural activities such as art, dance, storytelling, nature exploration, and traditional art.

  • Year-round
  • 1.5 hrs
  • 20 - 30
  • Groups of up to 20

Signature Experience

Through the Eye of the Hunter

Learn to tune into the natural world around you; use all your senses as you journey into the bush down a trail across historic Métis river lots to a 3D archery course.

  • Summer
  • 1.5 hours
  • 51- 64
  • Groups of up to 15
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Paddle into the Past

Get your hands wet as you paddle a historic fur trade route on the North Saskatchewan River. This experience also includes the chance to learn about and practice some traditional Métis crafts.

  • Summer
  • 3 hours
  • 74.76–93.45
  • Groups of up to 27

Signature Experience

Whispers From the Stars

Enjoy traditional stories followed by a trip outdoors to gaze at the night sky.

  • Winter
  • 1.5 hours
  • 41-51
  • Groups of up to 15-20

Daily Discoveries

Explore at your own pace with activities included in admission.

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Métis Cultural Exhibits

Explore our historic site and discover exhibits, art installations, and heritage buildings reflective of Métis…

Cross Country Skiing

With over 688-acres of land to explore, we invite you to join us to experience…

Self-guided Exploring at Métis Crossing

Métis Crossing is pleased to offer daily experiences included in the price of admission. These…

I learned so much, ate the best food ever. Plus to see bison, elk and the horses up close? Truly blessed.

NormaEdmonton

What an incredible experience! I have travelled many places in Canada and globally, and I must say this is the place I have been treated best.

Madelynn

A great place I couldn't recommend more. Staff are great, attentive and welcoming, the food is fantastic, and there are lots of amazing activities to do.

Adam

Ways To Stay

Stay a night or two and explore our history and our vision for the future.

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Sky Watching Domes

Our luxury Sky Watching Domes include a transparent ceiling, king bed, running water, bathroom, heated floors, air conditioning, kitchenette, and electricity.

The Lodge at Métis Crossing

Relaxing and reconnecting on the banks of history – The Lodge at Métis Crossing is…
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Métis Crossing Camping

Métis Crossing is the perfect location to explore for your next overnight adventure. Our campground…
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Gather at Métis Crossing

Whether for an event or a warm meal, we welcome you.

Large Events

Plan your event at Métis Crossing

Our space, staff and amenities offer everything you need to plan a memorable and meaningful event, from weddings to field trips and everything in between.

Feed your hunger

Savour the heritage, taste the connection

The culinary experience at Métis Crossing has been carefully crafted to share the distinct Indigenous story through taste. Embracing the concept of Wahkohtowin, the facility is committed to growing and harvesting many of its ingredients from its own land.

Getting Here

Métis Crossing is on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, 1.5 hours northeast of Edmonton, Alberta and 10 minutes south of Smoky Lake.

Packages

Planning a trip to Métis Crossing? Our packages are a great way to simplify your stay.

Indigenous Peoples & Canada

Our three-day packages will immerse you in adventure Métis culture. Enjoy selected Signature Experiences, breakfast…
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Beavers, Bison, and People: Our Promise to Wahkotowin

In collaboration with Elk Island National Park, this package brings visitors closer to the wildlife…
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Legendary Nights Sky Package

Stay in one of our custom-designed Sky Watching Domes. Enjoy all the modern amenities plus…
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Winter Package

Our three-day packages will immerse you in adventure Métis culture. Enjoy selected Signature Experiences, breakfast…
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Prices and Hours

Métis Crossing is pleased to welcome visitors year-round.

Admission

Adults: $15.75*

Students, youth, seniors: $10.50

Family: $47.25
(2 adults and up to 4 children)

MNA Citizens and
Settlement Members: Free

*Prices include GST

Hours of Operation

Winter season
(Dec. 1 – March 31)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Spring season
(Apr. 1 – Friday of the May long weekend)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Summer season
(Saturday of the May long weekend – Sept. 5)
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Fall season
(Sept. 6 – Nov. 30)
9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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