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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

Join us at our favourite "Playground" in the summer! From June to October, the rapids at...

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Voted the "Best Pizza in the North"!

Berro's Pizzeria is a family owned and operated...

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100% northern-owned and operated, we love to explore the most spectacular places in the...

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A landscape and wildlife photographer, Pierre Emmanuel Chaillon, captures the light and the...

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Accommodations

Wood Buffalo Inn is centrally located in Fort Smith and offers fully equipped suites with a... Read more
Bed and Breakfast located steps from downtown Fort Smith and the beautiful paths and trails by the... Read more
Fully-furnished loft studio apartment in Fort Smith.

Restaurants

  Great quality food, friendly staff with old fashioned, small town service.  A local favourite for... Read more
This food truck is the talk of the town. The freshly squeezed lemonade and homemade doughnuts will... Read more
  The 21st Century General Store. Specializing in Office Supply, Electronics, Coffee, Specialty... Read more