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Fort Normandeau

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Great place to visit

Great place to visit. It is beautiful, quiet and the river is amazing. There is lots to see, but... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Sameh W
Edmonton, Canada
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Nice relaxed place

We wandered down to the fort and found it to be a great place to visit. It is beautiful, quiet and... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Michael G
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  • Average23%
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  • Terrible0%
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30 Aug 2017
“Great place to visit”
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28054B Township Road 382, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-347-7550
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of new things for the kids to participate in that are different that the hustle and bustle of "life". Suitable for all ages including adults!

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit. It is beautiful, quiet and the river is amazing. There is lots to see, but mostly it is a place to relax. Good activities for the kids!

Thank Sameh W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We wandered down to the fort and found it to be a great place to visit. It is beautiful, quiet and the river is amazing. There is lots to see, but mostly it is a place to relax.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We had never heard of Fort Normandeau before our trip to camp nearby, but this one should be on every family's bucket list for travel near Red Deer AB. This is a well-designed reconstruction of the first settlement at this site. Our guide identified himself...More

Thank 1972Pat
Management response:Responded 8 August 2017

We are so glad that you had a great time! Thank you for coming to see us and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 December 2016

This place has buildings only made of wood. You can only be outside for most of it. I really like this park to be improved.

Thank ahsjadhagshagd1234
Management response:Responded 8 August 2017

We are sorry to hear that you found your experience to be lacking. Please feel free to visit us when the Fort and Interpretive Center buildings are open between May and September.

Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited Fort Normandeau with family while on a visit from our BC home. The location is extremely pleasant - a nice park-like setting right beside the river. However, the historical presentation is every bit as worthwhile - we learned a great deal about early...More

1  Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Stopped here on a whim to check it out. The last time I was here I was launching my kayaking into the river. I have never actually been inside the fort so I did that this time. It was neat. I talked to the girl...More

Thank Jewelzzz
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We had a great day visiting Fort Normandeau. It was so interesting walking around the area. I wish we would have packed a picnic lunch to complete our day

1  Thank Candace R
Reviewed 20 December 2015

A very busy area in the summer. Sometimes one cannot get parking here how busy it gets. A great place to start from if one wishes to float down the Red Deer river. Leaving vehicles with valuables inside may not be a good idea during...More

Thank miloslav
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Depending on how interested you are in the history of the area, this Fort gives a good overview but is not very interactive. Great place for a picnic lunch or to launch your canoe or river raft but not much to really see in terms...More

Thank Angela S
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