Métis Crossing is the first major Métis cultural interpretive center in Alberta. The development and operation of this facility mirrors the core values of the Métis community including self-sufficiency, respect of elders, participation of youth, and pride in our culture.

Métis Crossing began as a major initiative of the Métis Nation of Alberta. Our mission is to be a premiere center for Alberta Métis cultural interpretation, education, gatherings, and business development. Our 512-acre site is designed to engage and excite visitors, and is comprised of river lot titles from the original Métis settlers to this region in the late  1800’s. Our programming encourages active participation of visitors in activities that promote appreciation of our people, customs, and celebrations.




You can enjoy tours of our museum, historical village, restored homesteads with a farm machinery display and multiple gardens.

The nature trail tour along the North Saskatchewan River is very informative and breathtaking. Our scenic site is the perfect place to spend the day, have a picnic, and just relax in the tranquility and beauty of the area.



RV sites with or without power, tenting sites, showers, washrooms, outhouses.

Camping Rates:

$25.00 RV site with power, $20.00 RV site no power, $17.00/per Tent

Gift Shop                                                   school-children-enjoy-beaver-birch-trail-at-metis-crossing

Our gift shop offers Métis themed literature and souvenirs.

We accept Visa, M/C, debit and cash.


Meeting Room Rental. Site is also available for large gatherings (weddings, reunions, camps)


Historical Victoria Trail:

Please visit Kalyna Country (Canada’s largest Eco Museum!) for more about Métis Crossing’s scenic location:




Hours of Operation:

11:00 am to 6:00 pm daily. May long weekend to September long weekend.

Located just 1 1/2 hours northeast of Edmonton in Smoky Lake County. We are an 8 minute drive to amenities, on highway 855, in Smoky Lake Town (pumpkin captial!). 

There is more to come in the future as we continue to develop our site.

Photo by Fozzy Fest Music and Arts Festival, 2017.