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Kerry Wood Nature Centre

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Nice for winter walking and winter birding

Of course, there are not a lot of birds left, in comparison to the throngs that are here in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Nature is awesome

Whenever I'm in nature anywhere I feel at peace. I've been here so many times with my kids, friends... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
My Many V
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Sitting adjacent to the 300 acre Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary, the Kerry Wood Nature Centre is the gateway to Waskasoo Park. Enjoy 5 kilometers of walking /snowshoeing trails in the Sanctuary or set out on an urban nature adventure through Waskasoo Park...more
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6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3M4, Canada
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All reviews bird blinds gift shop km walk few stairs great place to take the family wildlife viewing interpretive center walking trails bring the kids occasional deer the main reason migratory birds all ages groomed trails great walk the heart of the city visiting red deer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course, there are not a lot of birds left, in comparison to the throngs that are here in the summer. But on our recent visit, we did see some birds, an entire flock of Cedar Waxwings feeding on the berries of a the Mountain...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Whenever I'm in nature anywhere I feel at peace. I've been here so many times with my kids, friends & solo. Mostly solo because I enjoy the quiet & tranquility of just walking or sitting & enjoying the scenic views & any animals that may...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank My Many V
Reviewed 19 November 2018

trails were easy to climb especially if you are over 55...although right in the city it is such great natural preservation trail park..enjoyable little hike

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sonnyCalgary
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Our kids love this place! Although the Centre itself is small, it is clean, organized and educational. The boardrooms/discovery rooms are excellent as well. The paths in the sanctuary are lovely not to mention the lookout points! The kids love the outdoor "natural" park which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank msoehn
Todd N, Executive Director at Kerry Wood Nature Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi. Thank you for the kind words. We love hearing from our visitors. Let us know how we can help you when we see you again. Todd Nivens Executive Director

Reviewed 3 October 2018

I have traveled her quite a few times because it is such a beautiful location to relax and destress. I have attended plant sales, conferences and walks about the park.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Todd N, Executive Director at Kerry Wood Nature Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Good morning. Thank you for visiting us and for your kind words. We love hearing from our visitors. Todd

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Variety of trails to see wetland wildlife or the occasional deer, moose or coyotes. Four season friendly. Knowledgeable staff and a cool interpretive center.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Robert N
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Nice place to get away from the hustle and bustle for city living. Great place to go for a walk. Has a visitor interpretive centre, and walking paths. Also has a pond where you can see local birds and wildlife.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nkondrat
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This is one of the nicest nature centers I've visited. I was looking for a place I could go birdwatching when I visited this area and I found Kerry Wood and it looked ideal. The only problem was it was not the season when the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Beautiful nature walk. Brought my grandson for this walk. Took with us drawing pads. Made some beautiful pencil drawing of the nature. This place must be visit if visiting Red Deer.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank joannea890
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My friend is confined to a wheelchair for the next few weeks. Really didn’t check before hand to see what we could access. It was lovely. We enjoyed the inside displays and went for a walk. Everything was accessible as far as we went and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Eileen M
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Kristy F
11 April 2017|
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Response from Marty K | Reviewed this property |
For clarification, please note that inside the large fenced area of Kerry Wood Nature Center and Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary proper the rule clearly states that no dogs are allowed, either on or off leash. In the surrounding area... More
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Dmytro H
29 December 2015|
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Response from meieragnes | Reviewed this property |
it's free
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Dmytro H
27 December 2015|
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It;s open all year around
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