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Visitor Information Centre

Fort Smith & Wood Buffalo National Park

Visitor Information Centre

The Fort Smith Visitor Information Centre is a shared space with the Town of Fort Smith and Wood Buffalo National Park. We are here to help answer all of your questions and make sure you have an amazing visit to the region!

Internet is available to visitors at the Visitor Information Centre and at Mary Kaeser Library

Visitor Information Centre address: 149 MacDougal Road

Phone: 867-872-3065 - Town of Fort Smith

Phone: 867-872-7960 - Wood Buffalo National Park

Visitor Information Centre

Summer hours:

Open Daily!

June 1 – Aug 30:

Monday - Sunday:  9:00am to 5:00pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Winter Hours

Sept 5 - May 31

Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 12:00 pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Stop by with friends and family this summer and ask about our programs

Town of Fort Smith - Tours available by request

1. Pelicans, Paddlers and Plants - A guided hike to see the American White Pelicans on the Slave River and learn about their ecosystem. Tours available every Saturday @ 2:00 pm or by request.

2. Discover Fort Smith - Are you curious about the languages, history and people of Fort Smith? Drop by for a guided tour every Wednesday @ 2:00 pm or by request!

Wood Buffalo National Park - Programs run June 28 - Aug. 18

1. Grosbeak Lake Guided Hike - Every Thursday evening, meet at the Grosbeak Lake trailhead at 7:00 pm

2. Whoop There It Is - Drop by for this whopper of a Whooping Crane program at the Salt Plains lookout on Tuesdays between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm

3. Bison Program - Drop by the Dëldël Kué Day Use Shelter on Sundays between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm


Looking for ideas for your next trip to Fort Smith and Wood Buffalo National Park?

Explore everything from trails to camping: