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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
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
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
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
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
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Todd N, Executive Director at Kerry Wood Nature Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018
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.
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.
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
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
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
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 of, Waskasoo Park and MacKenzie Trails which lies adjacent and in the river valley, dogs on leash are very welcome.