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Address: 6300 - 45 Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3M4, Canada
Phone Number: 403-346-2010
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Sanctuary in the City

All manner of birds, resident moose, and fantastic viewing blinds. Friendly staff, and great programs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Spencer-Lang
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Red Deer, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All manner of birds, resident moose, and fantastic viewing blinds. Friendly staff, and great programs.

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Red Deer, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to Kerry Wood Nature Center for the last 20 years, and it is a personal favorite. The nature center itself is very good, and the trails located behind it in the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is wonderful for people of all ages. The smaller loop is very level and is accessible by all, and provides access to the... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You'd never know you were in the middle of the city! Great place to go enjoy nature and wildlife! The nature centre has great information and a brute store!!

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Lacombe, Canada
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140 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I have visited Kerry Wood Nature Centre during all seasons to watch the birds. The trails are well kept and I find them very peaceful. Gaetz Lakes attracts many birds as does the treed areas.

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Thank CRE1991
Alberta
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Great place to connect with nature without leaving the city of Red Deer. The Kerry Wood information centre has a great wealth of literature and items related to nature which reminds me of national geographic. There are ponds with waterfowl during the warm seasons, forest related wildlife and various interpretive signs throughout with respect to local geology and botany. There... More 

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Thank miloslav
Alberta
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Great place for an afternoon stroll with birdwatching, displays and information indoors, a boardwalk lookout over the wetlands, and an outdoor music display. Lots of free activities happen on weekends so check their events schedule.

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Thank Joe_Blow_RD
Red Deer, Canada
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79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I can remember when I was young (it seems like forever ago), and going here always made me happy. Kids will be educated as they explore and will enjoy it.

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Thank Albertan1978
Red Deer
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Kerry Wood Nature Centre is a family destination that is incomparable. There are many outdoor trails for walking, snow showing, cross country skiing etc. Indoors have live exhibits(snakes, insects etc), stuffed animals, and educational videos. There s a great gift shop that sells items related to nature (books, suet for birds etc). I have entertained both my children and grandchildren... More 

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Thank Sylvia S
Red Deer, Canada
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Nestled along the river in central Red Deer .Great for long walks , quiet surround , great bird watching with the occasional wandering deer or moose thrown in

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Red Deer
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

A regular place to see a glimpse of nature in the middle of the city. Water foul of all sorts, muskrats, moose and mule deer. Surprisingly quiet with a new and fantastic kids area with slides, spider webs and stuff to climb built into the trees. A great place to take the family and learn a bit about the flora... More 

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