The lake is 25 km east-southeast of the town of Foremost. Road access surrounds the lake but actual access to the shore is mostly not possible. This large lake is an intermittent freshwater lake and sand dune-wetland complex. There are extensive bulrush marshes and areas of open water. Pakowki Lake is significant for great congregations of waterfowl and shorebirds.
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.
The Garden Season Pass is valid for admission for one year from date of purchase during regular open season. Family rate includes 2 adults & children, 17 and under, named on pass. Season passes may be purchased at the gate during open hours, or online throughout the year.
There's always something new to discover at the Calgary Zoo! Your family zoo package includes an overnight stay, family admission to the Calgary Zoo (two adults and two children), insider's tip sheet and complimentary, hot breakfast.
Look into the eyes of over 25 different fish species in aquariums, and discover more about Alberta's fish, wildlife and water through hands-on, vibrant exhibits inside the Discovery Centre at the Bow Habitat Station.
The glow starts here! Head down to the Calgary Zoo with your kids family and friends to see over 1.5 million lights twisting around trees and light figures flashing to music. Along the way, enjoy skating, stop to warm up by the fire pits, take in fun-filled activities, visit Santa (until Dec. 23) and walk through the magical wonderland in the ENMAX Conservatory. Dress warmly and bring your favourite mug. We'll make the hot chocolate! Nov. 24 - Jan. 6, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Closed Dec. 25.