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Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site
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NameHead Smashed In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site
Brief DescriptionUNESCO World Heitage Site Interpretive Center
CategoryHistoric Site
DescriptionBuffalo Jumps – the most accomplished method of hunting devised by man to produce more meat in a single event than any other on Earth. Head-Smashed-In was used as a buffalo jump for almost 6000 years and is one of the oldest, biggest and best preserved of any in North America. It is older than the Pyramids in Egypt and Stonehenge in Britain and depicts the ingenious methods used in this ancient hunting practice over that period of time.
Head-Smashed-In is open daily, year-round and have many special events and special days throughout the year. To learn more about these and about us, we invite you to take a journey of discovery through our website: The Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Interpretive Centre is located only 45 minutes from Lethbridge - 3 km north (Hwy 2) and 16 km west (Hwy 785) of Fort Macleod, AB
Phone 1(403) 553-2731
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Time Allowance1.5 - 2 hours
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Last Updated8/30/2016
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