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Kerry Wood Nature Centre

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Beautiful Nature walk

If you love Nature this is a beautiful walk. It is not long and there are two different length you... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Fearless766346
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Red Deer, Canada
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In the Heart of the City!

Kerry Wood Nature Centre is a jewel along the Red Deer River, just outside of downtown. While... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
christopherk454
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Red Deer, Canada
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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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Reviewed May 9, 2019

We have spent time in this park both in the Fall and Spring seasons. These seasons are interesting in that one is able to see wild bird life and wild animal (deer and foxes) life during two different seasons. One would find the birds and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

If you love Nature this is a beautiful walk. It is not long and there are two different length you can walk so even great with young children. Great play park at the entrance. Although in the middle of the city you feel like you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

Kerry Wood Nature Centre is a jewel along the Red Deer River, just outside of downtown. While people may say that it's tricky to get to, its location keeps it pristine. The Nature Centre itself has a number of displays to look through and enjoy....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

It is a nice place to go for a walk in Red Deer. I went with my children and we all enjoyed the scenery. It is recommended to wear some sunscreen if you go in the summer. Bring water as it will be required.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jorge G
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Beautiful tree filled paths around the ake and near the river all within walking distance of downtown

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barbabra V
Reviewed December 27, 2018

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 December 11, 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 November 18, 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
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Reviewed October 2, 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 October 23, 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 October 2, 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
Thank mandyf743
Todd N, Executive Director at Kerry Wood Nature Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

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

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Kristy F
April 10, 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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Response from meieragnes | Reviewed this property |
it's free
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Dmytro H
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It;s open all year around
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