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World's Tallest Teepee (Saamis Tepee)

15 Eagle Birth Rd SW, Alberta T1B 4W1 Canada

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“the name says it all!”

Originally constructed for the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics, the Saamis Tepee is a tribute to Canada’s native heritage. Built entirely of steel with a concrete foundation, the tepee is ringed with 10 large circular story-boards depicting aspects of native culture and history. Below the Saamis Tepee in scenic Seven Persons coulee, lays one of the Northern Plains archaeological sites - the Saamis Archaeological Site. This self-guided walking tour will show you one of the foremost important archaeological sites of the Northern Plains. The area was once a buffalo camp and meat processing site. Experts believe over 83 million artifacts are buried at the site.

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  • 14 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
September 01, 2019
Rated 4.0

A brief stop off the highway, good place to stretch your legs.
There are some information boards telling the story of Medicine Hat and the native Indian history.
Large parking area, no services.

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  • 13 Reviews
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July 22, 2019
Rated 5.0

Very cool!! Amazing artwork on the inside of the teepee. You should definitely check it out! Saw a snake in the dirt nearby though so he careful!

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May 14, 2017
Rated 4.0

Free to visit, nice park surrounding the tepee and of course the huge tepee that you can't miss.

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World's Tallest Teepee (Saamis Tepee)

15 Eagle Birth Rd SW
T1B 4W1 Canada
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