Bar U Ranch captures the look and feel of Alberta's historic ranches along the eastern slopes of the Rockies

Bar U Ranch captures the look and feel of Alberta's historic ranches along the eastern slopes of the Rockies
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Around & About

Map Sites
Longview Jerky Shop
(10.1 miles / 16.3 km)
Cowboy Trail - Hwy 22 Webcam
(14.2 miles / 22.9 km)
Experiences
Full Circle Adventures
(25.9 miles / 41.9 km)
Dames on the Range
(31.7 miles / 51.2 km)
Oxley Ranch Tours and Cattle Co
(43.5 miles / 70.3 km)
Regional Perspectives
Growing Populations
(21.5 miles / 34.8 km)
Animals on the Move
(71.6 miles / 115.8 km)
Local Topics
Make A Difference
Blueweed Blitz
(86.9 miles / 140.7 km)

Contacts

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site of Canada

Email:
BarU.Info@pc.gc.ca
 

P.O. Box 168
Longview, AB T0L 1H0
403-395-3044
403-395-2331 (fax)
http://www.pc.gc.ca/lhn-nhs/ab/baru/index_E.asp
Volunteer at the Historic Bar U Ranch
LAT: 50.6518
LON: -114.3550
Elevation: 4179 FT (1274 M)
Description of Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks, such as livestock handing, hosting special events, digging for artifacts, and gardening.

The Bar U Ranch National Historic Site, managed by Parks Canada, recognizes that there is strength in numbers - especially if those numbers are made up of dedicated volunteers. Thousands of hours are donated to the ranch by its outstanding volunteer core. Volunteers participate in an array of programs from livestock handling and hosting special event activities, to digging for artifacts and gardening.Contact the site if you are interested in helping out.

Types of Volunteer Work Available

Volunteer activities include a variety of ranch work and visitor services

Help preserve a place in time by becoming a member of the Friends of the Bar U Historic Ranch Association. This group is a volunteer organization dedicated to working in partnership with Parks Canada to increase western ranching heritage awareness. The Friends of the Bar U assist Parks Canada with the site's volunteer program, run the Pekisko Creek Gift Shop, and head up fundraising activities. The major goal of Friends of the Bar U Historic Ranch Association is to work in partnership with Parks Canada for the preservation, protection and enhancement of the Bar U Ranch N.H.S , now and in the future.

Activity Level

Moderate

Appropriate Ages for Volunteer Opportunity

Adults

Special Skills that May be Required or Helpful

Diversity of skills and backgrounds welcome.

Access to Volunteer Site

Paved Road

Overnight Shelter Arrangements (if an overnight volunteer opportunity)

None Provided