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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre

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Neighbourhood: Inglewood
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Address: 2425 9 Ave SE | Inglewood, Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T4, Canada
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+1 403-221-4500

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So peaceful

This is a wonderful way to spend a few hours - wonderful, quiet, peaceful, and it's an easy walk for all ages.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 November 2014
Lisa M
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Balzac, Alberta, Canada
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Balzac, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is a wonderful way to spend a few hours - wonderful, quiet, peaceful, and it's an easy walk for all ages.

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2 Thank Lisa M
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

So close to downtown but feel so far away. Very secluded and right by the river. Bring some bird seeds with you and when you are walking along the paths, just stop, put some seeds in the palm of your hand and stick your hand up in the air......does not take too long before a bird come and land on... More 

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calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Hard to believe this natural reserve is minutes from downtown Calgary. Situated in the historic neighbourhood of Inglewood next to the Bow River, its a great hideaway from the chaos of the city. A perfect spot for birdwatching, photography and meandering along the trails.

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6 Thank cneuen
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

The destructive force of mother nature showing the still devastation of the 2013 flood. Be sure to use the guided tour

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4 Thank scrabbleboy
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary has a great little building with information and friendly staff to help you out. There are nice walking paths, and the river nearby. It's a great place to spend some time. And in the Summer, they have excellent day camps for the kids. My son loved it, and so did I.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

It is still closed due to flooding so this review is from the pre-flood time in 2013. We really like Inglewood. It is very accessible within the city, has tons of parking and is reasonably priced. We particularly like all the informative/educational components they offer. The Sanctuary itself has fairly extensive pathways, most seem to be wheelchair accessible. It is... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014

When I was much younger and still lived in Calgary, my mother and I would go down to the sanctuary on an annual basis to enjoy the peaceful surroundings and look for all of the returning spring birds. I haven't been there in years and was so sorry to see all of the devastation from the 2013 flooding. We walked... More 

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2 Thank Aldergreen
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Great spot to go birdwatching, and checking out other animals. We have seen lots of birds, deer, beaver, coyotes and even the odd snake. Unfortunately due to the June 2013 flooding it is not yet open, but I drive by periodically to see when they will get it open. Lots of paths, good bird watching and some great views of... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

Even though there was some sort of dog class going on there and it was cold and started to rain, it was peaceful and beautiful. Not sure what damage the June 2013 floods have caused but I cannot wait to go back. Lush and green with a sweet pond in the middle to fish real fish at!

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1 Thank Paula M
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2014

Yes, all kinds of birds gather here! Bring your camera! On our last visit we enjoyed watching woodpeckers, chickadees, ducks and geese. A couple of bald eagles were also perched on a tree. This is a nice little bit of nature in the city! Great for families and children working on science projects. Visit the Nature Center to get a... More 

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