Alberta's Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Contact Information

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Interpretive Centre
Box 1977
Fort Macleod, Alberta
Canada T0L 0Z0
Phone: 1 (403) 553-2731
Fax: 1 (403) 553-3141

Phone toll free in Alberta phone 310–0000 (and ask for Head–Smashed–In 553–2731)

Email

info.hsibj@gov.ab.ca (general information)

education.bookings@gov.ab.ca (bookings information)

hsibj.giftshop@gov.ab.ca (gift shop information)

 

Location

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is located 18 kilometres (15 minutes) north and west of Fort Macleod on secondary Highway #785 (paved).

Regional Map (GIF - 49 KB)


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Directions from Calgary
Head south of city limits on Macleod Trail or Deerfoot Trail and continue south on Hwy 2 for approximately 160 km until you see the signs for Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and Highway 785 West. The turnoff for Hwy 785 West is approximately 1 km north of the major intersection with Hwy 3. If you cross the Old Man River you have missed the turnoff and gone too far south.

Legal Land Description Location
SW-6-T9-R27-W4
 
GPS Coordinates
49 degrees 42 minutes 30 seconds North
113 degrees 39 minutes 7 seconds West
 
Driving Directions
3 kilometres North of Fort Macleod on Hwy #2 North, then 16 km West
on Secondary Highway #785.

 

Last reviewed/revised: July 31, 2015