The RCMP to this day re-enact the early days of the NWMP Musical Ride
A young admirer enjoys the summer celebrations
The NWMP and the Blackfoot culture founded our town
Intricate beadwork adorns a Blackfoot dancer
The Sergeant at arms asks the children to inspect his troops
Over a century ago, NWMP surveyed the horizon from vantage points like this
Fancy Dancers perform at events as well as at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump west of town
The power of the west winds is harnessed to produce electricity
New infrastructure to the Industrial Park welcomes business
Many movies use Main Street Fort Macleod to shoot their films
The original cemetery has headstones from the original settlers
The Old Macleod Trail is marked along highway two west of Granum
Why do we love Fort Macleod?
Could it be the rolling prairies that surrender to the foothills and majestic Rocky Mountains? Is it the history of being the first NWMP settlement in western Canada, that gives us stability and pride? Could it be the people that go out of their way to make this little town stretch to accomplish goals that few other communities will even attempt?
Whatever it is, Fort Macleod is a vibrant town that holds the hearts of its residents, and charms those who come to visit. Whether you are looking to set up a new business, or are here to participate in one of our many events, we hope you will enjoy your time here while you explore our community.
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P.O. Box 1420
Fort Macleod, AB
Canada T0L 0Z0