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The land we call home has a lot to offer you. Stay a night or two and explore our history and our vision for the future.

Ways To Stay

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Sky Watching Domes

Custom-designed domes give cloud-watchers and star-gazers a unique perspective on our northern skies.

The Lodge at Métis Crossing

Relaxing and reconnecting on the banks of history – The Lodge at Métis Crossing is a 40-room, boutique luxury lodge, located on historical Métis river lots.
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Camping

Métis Crossing is the perfect location to explore for your next overnight adventure. Our campground offers traditional trapper's tents, RV and tent sites along the banks of the North Saskatchewan River.
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Dining

Feed your curiosity

Savour The Heritage. Taste The Connection.

Sample the tasty results produced when traditional ingredients meet modern techniques. Our state-of-the-art kitchen turns out delicious cuisine inspired by Métis culture.

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.

What to Bring

To ensure you have a comfortable visit we would like to suggest you bring the following items:

  • Good footwear that may get wet.
  • Dress in layers, and dress for the weather.
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Water bottle
  • A hat
  • Sunglasses

Common Questions

Are pets allowed at Métis Crossing?

Pets are permitted only in the campground and must be kept on a leash no more than 2 meters long at all times. Pets are not permitted near the Trappers Tents in the campground. Qualified service dogs are permitted throughout Métis Crossing.

When I book a room, do I also get admission to Métis Crossing?

Yes. Your booking includes general admission to Métis Crossing. That gives you access to the Cultural Gathering Centre, traditional Métis river lot and farmyard as well as the nature trails. Experiences must be booked separately.

Packages

Get the most out of your visit to Métis Crossing with one of our seasonal packages.

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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Gift Shop

Lasting memories

Take Home A Souvenir

Our gift shop in the Cultural Gathering Centre is just steps away from The Lodge. It has one-of-a-kind items made by Métis artisans as well as apparel, books and other keepsakes.

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