Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site, Crowsnest Pass

A reminder of what some have called a "glorious failure," Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site offers a look at a coal processing plant that worked between 1907 and 1915. A guided tour will take you around the graceful ruins of the plant and show you coke ovens, a coal washery, powerhouse, and manager's house, now surrounded by fragrant trees and wildflowers next to a clear mountain stream. Plan your visit to Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Coleman online road trip planner.
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  • This is a great place to get out of the car for a short walk to learn about local history. The area is very well maintained, the signage is informative, and when we went it wasn’t too busy so we were....  more »
  • We really enjoyed checking out the old Ruins here. There are lots of signage to read up on this fastinating place. It is an easy walk, and provides lots of photo Ops. Give yourself a good hour if...  more »
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  • An awesome historical site. Lot's of cool history here about mining in the area and life in the early 1900's. A site that is well preserved and well maintained. A beautiful trip for the whole family.
  • A nice cute little place to stop and go for a walk or have a picnic. Very educational on the mine that used to be there. Will stop by again for a picnic or to stretch my legs after a long drive
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