Metis Crossing

Celebrate the story of the Métis!

Métis Crossing celebrates the story of the Métis Nation of Alberta through traditional crafts, tours, and food experiences in Alberta. Take their Paddle into the Past voyageur canoe experience, or enjoy tours of their museum, historical village, indoor meeting area, outdoor stage and more! Here you'll also find a campground and traditional trapper tents to rent for a cozy, cultural stay.

Look no further for an immersive winter experience. Tales from the Trapline is a 4-hour Indigenous experience that explores Métis traditional winter activities and skills on a historic Métis River Lot Farm. Strap on a set of snowshoes, set a snare, build a survival shelter, and learn a traditional art as you create your own unique and beautiful keepsake.

Métis Crossing is the first major Métis cultural interpretive centre in Alberta. This incredible facility mirrors the core values of the Métis community including self-sufficiency, respect of elders, participation of youth, and cultural pride. The one-of-a-kind attraction encourages visitors to participate in activities that promote appreciation of the people, customs, and celebrations. Learn traditional Métis art from teachers and knowledge holders who host classes using traditional materials, beading, and jewellery making techniques.

Executive Chef Brad Lazarenko is working to create a Métis culinary experience to wow all of your senses. With a philosophy of land to table eating, Chef Brad’s experience and promotion of Indigenous cuisine is a vision shared at Métis Crossing, and reflected in the culinary programs and delicious offerings. Guests will be able to enjoy everything from a quick lunch to a truly uniquely delightful dinner experience, to a full service banquet – all with flavours coming from the lands in and around Métis Crossing.

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