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One of the most spectacular heritage sites in Canada, situated on the shores of Stuart Lake. Fort St. James is the largest collection of original wooden buildings representing the Fur Trade in Canada and appeals to young and old with family activities for everyone.

Living history programs daily. Costumed park interpreters deliver experiences for all ages. Special events on most weekends in summer. Sunday afternoon teas all summer long. On-site heritage accommodation available. Full service cafe and visitor centre.

Try the new Xplorers program for kids or visit the new refreshed museum exhibits.

Parks Canada Discovery passes redeemable here.


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Months of Operation

Please note:  Open year-round for self-guided visits. Guided tours available seasonally from Jun-Sep or year-round by appointment. Special events occur year-round.

Amenities & Facilities *

Accessible Facilities Food Services
Pets Allowed (Conditions may apply)
* charges may apply

Policies & Restrictions

Cancellation Policy
Our accommodation service works on a 24 hour cancellation policy. Email or call us for reservations information.
Group Policy
Group rates are available and discounted. Trip leaders are free. English, French, German spoken. School programs run June and September.
Mobility Restrictions
Some historic buildings are accessed via raised boardwalks and narrow doorways. Wheelchairs are able to access most points in the historic site. Our Fish Cache building has a staircase which will restrict mobility.