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Kerry Wood Nature Centre

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6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3M4, Canada
+1 403-346-2010
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Great spot for a walk and enjoying the nature trail

A pleasant 4 km walk with a couple of outlooks over the lake. 110 stairs and some hills mean... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
Always a nice outing!

Kerry Wood Nature Centre is one of my favourite places! Beautiful walking trails, a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Keira R
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6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3M4, Canada
+1 403-346-2010
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A pleasant 4 km walk with a couple of outlooks over the lake. 110 stairs and some hills mean elevation changes of up to 880 feet and changing views of the lake throughout the walk. There is a play ground for children and some prepackaged...More

Thank Kermit2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kerry Wood Nature Centre is one of my favourite places! Beautiful walking trails, a great playground, clean washrooms, friendly and knowledgeable staff/volunteers. A great place to see birds, ducks, and maybe even a moose. Nice place for a picnic with the kids.

Thank Keira R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a awesome place .. so neat , kids under 10 will love for sure . Birthdays are a great value .. where else can you have 20 kids entertained for 90min for $100 ... they have an outdoor musical garden for the little ones...More

Thank Shaun R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful interpretive centre and nature themed playground. Pathways are newly paved and there are many different ones to follow. Bird blinds are neat. Fun for kids and all ages. In the summer, watch out for large garter (mostly harmless) snakes by the pathways--was a bit...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hidden gem. It is comprised of a great interpretive center, and a lot of walking trails and scenic lookouts, as well as an amazing playground (more on that later). The main reason to come here is for the great trails (which connect...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had some time to kill while in Red Deer and we decided to do the 4km trail around the lake. It was more enjoyable then we thought since at first we thought it would be just a flat trail going around the lake but...More

Thank Montreal_native
Reviewed 3 August 2017

What a lovely place! So calm and peaceful.. Super-friendly staff lent us binoculars as we had forgotten ours and we spent several hours there just watching the wildlife. Walked there from downtown Red Deer along one of the many park trails. Recommended all round.

Thank walkingtheworld16
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A fun place to spend 3-4 hours. The playground is very creative and amusing. The sanctuary is very peaceful. ThE inside isn't as interactive as it used to be. Many things not working.

Thank dette601
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Kerry Wood Nature centre is one of my favourite places to visit. When I need to 'unwind', a 4 km walk around the perimeter, or 30 minutes of stationary wildlife viewing does the job. I've had porcupines cross the trail in front of me, owls...More

Thank D S
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Would come again! What an awesome place to visit. Very interesting and informative guides. This was my third time here, twice on school field trips. Kept the kids interest also.

Thank Darvy H
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Kristy F
11 April 2017|
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Response from Litenin23 | 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
Dmytro H
29 December 2015|
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Response from meieragnes | Reviewed this property |
it's free
Dmytro H
27 December 2015|
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Response from meieragnes | Reviewed this property |
It;s open all year around