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Kerry Wood Nature Centre

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Address: 6300 45 Ave, Red Deer, Alberta T4N 3M4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-346-2010
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10:00 - 17:00
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A bit of wild in the middle of the city

A great place for singles, couples or families. A neat music based playground sits adjacent to the main building, which houses a small gallery, information area and gift shop... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Litenin23
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Red Deer, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great place for singles, couples or families. A neat music based playground sits adjacent to the main building, which houses a small gallery, information area and gift shop. The degree of activity rests with each visitor. Groomed trails allow for a comfortable walk through the park's forested area. It has convenient rest benches and strategically place viewpoints. Seeing deer... More 

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Red Deer, Alberta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had some bird activity questions and found the staff very knowledgeable and helpful. I also purchased a Chickadee nesting box which was very reasonable priced. They also had a good selection of nature books. Well worth an educational visit.

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Thank kmf46
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome outdoor experience. So tranquil and relaxing. Beautiful outdoor space to enjoy. Definitely will be back next spring/summer.

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Thank Beverly P
Red Deer, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to go and enjoy nature for a walk 🚶 or just to learn more about it. Interactive exhibits that even two year olds enjoy.

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Thank Tanya P
Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I took my grandchildren to the Kerry Wood Nature Centre while on their summer visit to Red Deer. It was a first for them and they absolutely loved it. The Harmony Garden with the natural instruments and the natural playground were both big hits. They also loved the slide, the spider web and the pump. The pump took me back... More 

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Thank Carrie2016
Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

My granddaughter and I visit quite often. The duck look-out is a favorite spot...we see lots of unusual ducks there. She also loves the trail with the story book pages on it and runs ahead to see what the next page has to say. One time on one of those trails we were just 50 feet away from a bull... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited the Kerry Wood Nature Centre with family while on a visit to Red Deer from our BC home. The Centre is associated with the Gaetz Lakes Bird Sanctuary, Alberta's oldest federal migratory bird sanctuary. The Centre itself is very nice, with a fine gift shop. However, the highlight is the trail system. The 5 km loop walk around... More 

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Thank Adrian D
Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Saw some beautiful sites on our nature walk here. The centre itself is pretty neat as well. Loads of creatures on the paths! Salamanders, squirrels, spiders, birds etc. Worth checking out!

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Thank PattonFam
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We like to photograph water fowl. These were very nice hiking trails around the lakes or ponds. Flat gravel trails with benches .

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Thank B C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Kerry Wood Nature Center is a great getaway with out having to get away. It is connected to several of the best trails in Red Deer. It backs on to two oxbow lakes with a variety of wild life. It's new addition of a musical play ground along side a more than your average playground makes a great place for... More 

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