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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

The Pelican rapids are accessible all year-round, by foot and bicycle from April to...

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Pine Lake is an aquamarine lake in the middle of the boreal forest, about 60 km (a 45-minute...

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Axe Handle Hill Park is located at the eastern end of the Town of Fort Smith between Pine...

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Visitors News

October 18, 2021

 

It's Small Business Week! www.fortsmith.ca/smallbusinessweek

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Visitors Events

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Thebacha Ski Loppet Saturday, March 5, 2022

Join us for one of the oldest...

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Accommodations

  Enjoy private, clean, comfortable, affordable, year-round accomodations. Relax in a jacuzzi tub,... Read more
Fully-furnished loft studio apartment in Fort Smith.
Bed and Breakfast located steps from downtown Fort Smith and the beautiful paths and trails by the... Read more

Restaurants

Food distribution
Dirty O'Fergies Pub! The friendly staff, great food and beer, and monthly entertainment will keep... Read more
Sale of frozen seafood products