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Deepen your understanding of the Métis story through immersive, 
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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

Seasonal Activities

Our deep connection to the land means we embrace the seasons

Activities, experiences and dining options change throughout the year. Plan your perfect trip by exploring our seasonal offerings.

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Métis Family Dance

Join us for the Métis Family Dance, a traditional gathering celebrating Métis culture with live…
  • Summer
  • 10 -15
  • Saturday, Jul 13, 2024
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Truth and Reconciliation Event

Join the Truth and Reconciliation Event at Métis Crossing featuring community reflection, dialogue with Métis…
  • Autumn
  • Monday, Sep 30, 2024
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Our Event

New Year Eve Celebration

Join us for an unforgettable New Year's Eve celebration at Métis Crossing!
  • Winter
  • Tuesday, Dec 31, 2024
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Our Event

Indigenous Veterans Day

Join us at Métis Crossing to honor Indigenous Veterans with a special commemoration program including…
  • Autumn
  • Friday, Nov 8, 2024
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Our Event

The Perseids Meteor Shower Gazing Event

Want to wish upon a shooting star? Visit Métis Crossing to do so during the…
  • Summer
  • Monday, Aug 12, 2024
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Our Event

Métis Week

Join us at Metis Crossing for a week of cultural exploration and celebration.
  • Autumn
  • Saturday, Nov 16, 2024
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Our Event

Harvest Dinner

Join us for an evening of culinary delights celebrating the flavors of the season at…
  • Autumn
  • Saturday, Oct 5, 2024
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Daily Activity

Métis Cultural Exhibits

Explore our historic site and discover exhibits, art installations, and heritage buildings reflective of Métis…
  • Year-round
  • 10–30
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Annual Holiday Market

Join us for the annual Holiday Market and find one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts made by Indigenous…
  • Winter
  • Free Entry
  • Saturday, Nov 23, 2024 • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Signature Experience

Meet the Métis

Experience life on a traditional Métis River Lot through cultural activities such as art, dance,…
  • Year-round
  • 20 - 30
  • Groups of up to 20
  • 1.5 hrs
Event details
Our Event

St. Patrick’s Day

It's a lucky day for you to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Métis Crossing!
  • Spring
  • Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Our Event

Easter Artisan Market

Hop on down to Métis Crossing for a day of shopping at the annual Easter…
  • Spring
  • Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Our Event

Mother’s Day Brunch

Join us for a very special Mother's Day Brunch at Métis Crossing!
  • Spring
  • 39 - 49
  • Sunday, May 12, 2024
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Our Event

Father’s Day BBQ brunch

Join us for a very special outdoor event Father's Day BBQ Brunch at Métis Crossing.
  • Summer
  • 39 - 49
  • Sunday, Jun 16, 2024
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Our Event

Christmas Eve Brunch

Immerse yourself in a delightful array of dishes, including a carving station featuring succulent roasts…
  • Winter
  • Sunday, Dec 22, 2024 • 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Workshop

Capote Workshop

Learn how to create a Capote, a must have garment for Métis winter survival.
  • Winter
  • $200.00-$350.00
  • 2 days
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Daily Activity

Veterans Monument

Come visit the Métis Veterans Monument, a unique and powerful tribute to the courageous men…
  • Year-round
  • 10–30
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Workshop

Mossbag Workshop

Join us for traditional Métis art of making moss bags.
  • Winter
  • $125.00
  • 2 days
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Signature Experience

Through the Eye of the Hunter

Learn to tune into the natural world around you; use all your senses as you…
  • Summer
  • 51- 64
  • Groups of up to 15
  • 1.5 hours
Event details
Signature Experience

Whispers From the Stars

Enjoy traditional stories followed by a trip outdoors to gaze at the night sky.
  • Winter
  • 41-51
  • Groups of up to 15-20
  • 1.5 hours
Event details
MC Blog
Signature Experience

Paddle into the Past

Get your hands wet as you paddle a historic fur trade route on the North…
  • Summer
  • 74.76–93.45
  • Groups of up to 27
  • 3 hours
Event details
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,…
  • Year-round
  • 61-71
  • Groups of up to 8-10
  • 1.5 hours
Event details
Daily Activity

Self-guided Exploring

Métis Crossing is pleased to offer daily experiences included in the price of admission. These…
  • Spring
  • 10 - 30
  • Groups of up to 8
  • 4 hours
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Daily Activity

Cross Country Skiing

With over 688-acres of land to explore, we invite you to join us to experience…
  • Winter
  • 10-15
  • 1 day
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Workshop

Moccasin Workshop

Join us for the Métis Moccasin hand sewing workshop and learn about the history and…
  • Winter
  • $150.00
  • 2 days
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Signature Experience

Tales from the Trapline

Tales from the Trapline is a 3-hour immersive Indigenous experience that explores Métis traditional winter…
  • Winter
  • 70 - 82
  • Groups of up to 15 - 20
  • 3 hours
Event details

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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Eat And Drink

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.

Special Events

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Our Event

Truth and Reconciliation Event

Join the Truth and Reconciliation Event at Métis Crossing featuring community reflection, dialogue with Métis…
  • Autumn
  • Monday, Sep 30, 2024
Event details
Our Event

New Year Eve Celebration

Join us for an unforgettable New Year's Eve celebration at Métis Crossing!
  • Winter
  • Tuesday, Dec 31, 2024
Event details
Our Event

Indigenous Veterans Day

Join us at Métis Crossing to honor Indigenous Veterans with a special commemoration program including…
  • Autumn
  • Friday, Nov 8, 2024
Event details
Our Event

The Perseids Meteor Shower Gazing Event

Want to wish upon a shooting star? Visit Métis Crossing to do so during the…
  • Summer
  • Monday, Aug 12, 2024
Event details
Our Event

Métis Week

Join us at Metis Crossing for a week of cultural exploration and celebration.
  • Autumn
  • Saturday, Nov 16, 2024
Event details
Our Event

Harvest Dinner

Join us for an evening of culinary delights celebrating the flavors of the season at…
  • Autumn
  • Saturday, Oct 5, 2024
Event details
Our Event

Métis Family Dance

Join us for the Métis Family Dance, a traditional gathering celebrating Métis culture with live…
  • Summer
  • 10 -15
  • Saturday, Jul 13, 2024
Event details
Our Event

Annual Holiday Market

Join us for the annual Holiday Market and find one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts made by Indigenous…
  • Winter
  • Free Entry
  • Saturday, Nov 23, 2024 • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event details
Our Event

St. Patrick’s Day

It's a lucky day for you to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Métis Crossing!
  • Spring
  • Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 • 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event details
Our Event

Mother’s Day Brunch

Join us for a very special Mother's Day Brunch at Métis Crossing!
  • Spring
  • 39 - 49
  • Sunday, May 12, 2024
Event details
Our Event

Father’s Day BBQ brunch

Join us for a very special outdoor event Father's Day BBQ Brunch at Métis Crossing.
  • Summer
  • 39 - 49
  • Sunday, Jun 16, 2024
Event details
Our Event

Easter Artisan Market

Hop on down to Métis Crossing for a day of shopping at the annual Easter…
  • Spring
  • Saturday, Mar 30, 2024 • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event details
Our Event

Christmas Eve Brunch

Immerse yourself in a delightful array of dishes, including a carving station featuring succulent roasts…
  • Winter
  • Sunday, Dec 22, 2024 • 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event details

Common Questions

Are there any age restrictions for Paddle into the Past?

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Does Paddle into the Past operate rain or shine?

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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)
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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

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