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As of July 30th, 2019 the West Block of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Saskatchewan & Fort Walsh National Historic Site have re-opened to the public now that the wildfire burning to the north of the West Block is currently contained. Vehicle traffic in the Saskatchewan West Block will be restricted to Highway #271 to Fort Walsh, the Battle Creek Road through to Alberta, and the road to the Conglomerate Cliffs. All other roads in the Saskatchewan West Block will be closed until further notice.
Fort Walsh National Historic Site will be Re-Opening for visitation as of July 30th, 2019, with a restricted activity order in place: All backcountry areas and trails at Fort Walsh are closed. However, the fort, visitor centre and Métis cabins will remain open to the public.
July 29, 2019
Please be advised due to the fires in the surrounding area, the West Block of Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan and Fort Walsh National Historic site have been closed to visitation as a precautionary measure until further notice. This includes Battle Creek Road east of Graburn Road.
All areas within Cypress Hills, Alberta (Elkwater) and the Centre Block in Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan are unaffected and remain open.
For more information, please contact the Visitor Centre 403-893-3833.