Visit the place where Red Deer began. The Fort marks the place where First Nations and Metis people, along with European settlers, came together at the only place to safely cross the Red Deer River in the 1870s. We are open from the May long weekend until Thanksgiving in October. Come for a picnic, a program, an event, or to get your hands dirty in our heritage garden. Please call 403-346-2010 during the off-season and we'll be happy to help you out.
Sunnybrook Farm Museum celebrates the early days of Alberta farming. Imagine the lives of pioneer farm families - working in the field milking the family cow in the dairy barn repairing a plow in the blacksmith shop or baking bread in the summer kitchen.
The Kerry Wood Nature Centre is Central Alberta's home for natural history and environmental education. Visit our new exhibits, play in the NOVA Chemicals Imagination Grove, and make music in the Kiwanis Harmony Garden; Alberta's first nature-based, outdoor music park. Open 10 - 5 daily. Closed Christmas day. The Nature Centre is fully accessible. Please note that in the winter trail access will be challenging for those in wheelchairs. Call us to find out about our accessibility options.
Castle is a great option for day trips and a great way to get away from the crowds to focus on your riding. Since we take care of the driving, that´s all you need to think about. Includes transportation, snacks and adult lift ticket. Multiple options available. Valid in-season only.
About Us Heritage Ranch is a locally owned and operated business. Our fully licensed restaurant the WestLake Grill combined with the central location (easily accessible from both the QE2 and the city of Red Deer) makes us the ideal meeting place.
Winter in Alberta is pure magic: crisp temperatures, the crunch of snow underfoot and plenty of bluebird days. Head out with your guide this winter for a fun day playing in the snow, exploring the area and making great memories. Join a small group tour on your own or with a few friends, book a private tour or create a custom adventure.
Find your adventure in Central Alberta, from the badlands to the incredible ice bubbles of Abraham Lake. Head out for an evening snowshoe adventure in Red Deer, paired with local craft beer and gourmet wings, explore the West Country on a guided hike or ride the ski bus to the mountains.Join a small group tour on your own or with a few friends, book a private tour or let us plan you own custom group adventure.
Power tools and pumpkin carving are a great combination for fun. We supply the tools, pumpkins and patterns…you supply the creative fare and manpower. You take home your Jack o’Lantern and leave the mess for us to clean up. While you are here, make sure to leave enough time to enjoy the last weekend for our corn maze, farm animals, wagon rides, pedal carts, strawberry mountain, spook walk, straw play area, pumpkin cannon shows and lots more.