Nature, Environment & Wildlife Centres

Explore Central Alberta’s Natural History

Discover Central Alberta’s natural history. Learn about the region’s wildlife, plants and environment. Find a quiet spot to enjoy the feeling of nature.

Include a visit to one of the area’s nature centres, head out with an interpreter or explore one of the region’s interpretive trail.

Kerry Wood Nature Centre

Nature playground at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre

Kerry Wood Nature Centre

Learning about Waskasoo Park at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre

You don’t need to head out far to find nature in Central Alberta, just plan an afternoon at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre, the Ellis Bird Farm or the Medicine River Wildlife Centre.

Plan Your Adventure

Many of Central Alberta’s nature, environment and wildlife centres are open only during the summer. Make sure to check with each of the locations to find out their hours of operations before you head out.

Find Your Adventure

  • Location

Ellis Bird Farm
Ellis Bird Farm
Take a stroll through the gardens, learn about mountain bluebirds and other native cavity-nesting birds and enjoy a delicious lunch at the Ellis Cafe.
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Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Go on a nature adventure without leaving the city. The whole family will love the Kerry Wood Nature Centre with its exhibits, art gallery and playground.
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