The Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area (ASCCA) is made up of 4,800 acres of rolling foothills land. The area features over 22 kilometers of scenic hiking trails. Since 1993, over 90,000 youth and adults have participated in our hands-on conservation based learning opportunities.
Canada's largest birds of prey facility is an interactive facility situated on a 70-acre wetland area near Coaldale that focuses on hawks, falcons, eagles and owls of Alberta.
This garden centre has trees, shrubs, perennials and garden decorations, as well as a gift shop and a butterfly house filled with exotic plants and tropical butterflies.
Departing from Calgary, the West Country Tour includes admission to the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, lunch at the Water Valley Saloon, a tour of the Wild Horses of Alberta sanctuary, a wagon ride to see the local herd of wild horses, and honey mead tasting at the Fallen Timber craft meadery.
Starting from $209, this package includes overnight accommodation, complimentary breakfast buffet for 2 adults & 2 children, family pass to the Calgary Zoo and in-room extras.
Beat the crowds and visit the giant pandas in the morning, before they officially open to the public for the day. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and learn what specialized care is required to protect this majestic endangered animal. Guests are welcome to stay on site to explore afterwards.
Nature Play Day! At Henderson Lake! June 9 aat 12pm - 4pm. Come join the free festival. Everyone is welcome. So much fun to be had with outdoor games, loose parts playground, live music, hammocks, parkour, kayaking, crafts, pond dipping, food trucks and MORE ! Family fun for everyone to enjoy.
Explore the Calgary Zoo in a whole new way! Discover what lemurs do best: play, groom, leap between trees, search for leaves and shoots to eat and soak up the sun! Land of Lemurs is home to black-and-white ruffed lemur, red fronted lemurs, and ring-tailed lemurs. Land of Lemurs is open daily at 9:00 a.m., with last entrance at 5:15 p.m. This habitat has an immersive outdoor loop that is seasonal. During evenings and winter months, the lemurs are housed in a heated building that can be viewed from exterior windows in Land of Lemurs. The outdoor exhibit re-opens on May 1, 2018 for the season.
A fun-filled family event. Meet beautiful butterflies from around the world in the Tropical Showhouse. Make bug and butterfly crafts, catch some interesting creatures with our nature interpreters, and learn about the fascinating world of butterflies. Dress up as your favorite bug or butterfly and spend a wonderful spring day outdoors with the butterflies at the Garden. Most activities are included with admission, nominal charge for some crafts. Drop-in event - no registration required. Craft activities are while supplies last. Passes and coupons are eligible for this event.