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Welcome to Fort Smith!

The Chipewyan name for the region is Thebacha, which means beside the rapids. Fort Smith is located next to the magnificent Slave River and is the main gateway to Wood Buffalo National Park.

A trip to Fort Smith is one steeped in history, beauty and adventure. Our rapids along the Slave River are world class, our Dark Sky Preserve is the largest on Earth and Wood Buffalo National Park is thriving with unique wildlife, such as the protected and majestic whooping crane.

In summer the land abounds with birds, fish and animals. The trails are endless, and fences are rare. In winter it becomes a peaceful oasis of sparkling snow, clear skies and Northern lights.

We look forward to meeting you and hope you enjoy your stay!

For more information call or email us!

 Visitor Information  - Phone: 867-872-3065 or Wood Buffalo National Park  - 867-872-7960

email: townoffortsmith@fortsmith.ca

Attractions

Some of the most well-known birds of the Slave River are the majestic American White Pelicans....

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Are you interested in a career as a professional pilot or just want your Private Pilots licence...

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Located on Highway No. 5. in Wood Buffalo National Park, this highway pull of features an...

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Fort Smith's full service photographer, providing custom photoshoot experiences and...

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Visitors News

Visitors Events

Feb
27

Big Fun Snowboard Event

February 27-28, 2021 - Save the date!

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Accommodations

  Enjoy private, clean, comfortable, affordable, year-round accomodations. Relax in a jacuzzi tub,... Read more
Rental - Commercial Space
42 room full service facility with a restaurant, dining, gift store, lounge and night club which... Read more

Restaurants

Welcome to the Desnedé Farmers Market, where our commitment is to fresh, locally made, grown,... Read more
  Great quality food, friendly staff with old fashioned, small town service.  A local favourite for... Read more
Aurora College is student success focused and Thebacha Campus offers a full range of services to... Read more