Built on the original river lots of Métis settlers to this region in the late 1800s, Métis Crossing is home to Alberta’s first Métis cultural interpretive centre. Drop in for a cultural tour or camp in a replica fur trapper tent. For an immersive indigenous journey, book the Victoria Trail Voyageur Experience. You’ll take an interactive tour of Métis Crossing, including learning to set a beaver trap, sampling dried bison and dancing a Red River jig (it’s not a real Métis party until the jigging starts). Your costumed interpreters will walk you through the historical village, and teach you to weave a Métis sash at a loom. Then, settle into a voyageur canoe for a paddle, just like fur traders did for hundreds of years. To finish, you’ll tour Victoria Settlement, a former fur trade fort. Métis Crossing is open seasonally from May long weekend through Labour Day. Opening day set for July 2 – All tours are restricted to individual groups. In other words, you will only interact with the individuals you arrive with. Packages are available by pre-booking only. Bookings will be available to groups of 10 or less, and all bookings will be allocated a reserved date and time for a private tour experience.