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Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve

#3 of 49 things to do in Chilliwack Features Animals
5200 Sumas Prairie Rd, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2R 4N7, Canada
+1 604-823-6603
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The Heron Reserve is a great way to see waterfowl, heron, rabbit's and other small wildlife... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ursula3223
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Chilliwack, Canada
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Great blue heron nature reserve

It's an awesome dire walking on the dyke past the colony. This colony is easily seen in February... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
margaretlC7208ND
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5200 Sumas Prairie Rd, Chilliwack, British Columbia V2R 4N7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Heron Reserve is a great way to see waterfowl, heron, rabbit's and other small wildlife. Wonderfull trails to walk and enjoy the natural wonders. Also a great interpretive center.

Thank ursula3223
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's an awesome dire walking on the dyke past the colony. This colony is easily seen in February March when there are minimal leaves on the trees. You can see the parents flying back and forth with nesting material. Later in the year you can...More

Thank margaretlC7208ND
Reviewed April 12, 2017

A beautiful park, very nice trails, some short, some long. I did an 8km walk around the reserve. Nice wide trails, easy to walk. Only issue was no toilet, had to practically run last 2 km to get back to the washrooms. The river was...More

Thank Barb P
Reviewed April 12, 2017

As the name indicates, this is a preserve set for the nesting of Great Blue Herons but the ponds all abound with a myriad of water fowl. Bring you binoculars. The visitor centre has an interesting and informative display of birds and other wildlife. There...More

Thank bernardh280
Reviewed April 6, 2017

We went to see if we could see any Great Blue Heron during nesting season. Be aware that some of the trails are closed at this time for sake of the Heron nesting. We were not able to see many, only a few in flight....More

Thank Brian V
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

An awesome day walking the trails. The info centre has coffee & clean bathrooms, along with great info on the park. You can also enter the Rotary Trail from the Heron Reserve. picnic tables & bench areas throughout. A real family spot for nature lovers.

Thank Janice G
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We have been to this reserve dozens of times. It is just off the Vedder River Trans Canada Trail which offers miles of beautiful walking/cycling trails as well as viewing of the nesting blue herons in May/June. Inside the information building there is lots to...More

Thank sandy_b16
Reviewed February 16, 2017

At nesting time, there were over 100 birds and their nests just a short walk from the building. The building itself has a tasteful taxidermy display of local flora and fauna, and a small gift shop.

Thank Dave G
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This is a place to enjoy nature, herons come once a year but there are many other attractions to explore: lake and river, walking paths, trees, bushes, flowers, even people...

Thank davidaguileras1
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Great place to go for walks and see nature as well as the Blue Herons we were able to see Eagles nest in the tree. Beautiful.

Thank Eibbor01
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