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Fort Pitt Provincial Park Loon Lake

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Fort Pitt Provincial Park
Box 39
Loon Lake
Tel: 306-837-2410

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Fort Pitt, located on the north bank of the North Saskatchewan River, was a Hudson's Bay Company fur trade post. Established in 1829 to act as a halfway point between Fort Carlton and Fort Edmonton, Fort Pitt played important roles in the fur trade, the signing of Treaty Six and in the North-West Resistance of 1885. Today, the park contains the archaeological remains of two different posts. Interpretive panels explain the post's history and a National Historic Sites and Monuments plaque commemorates Big Bear and the signing of Treaty Six. Picnic tables, toilets and canoe access to the river are located in the park.
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    Amazing Historical Site, free camping

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