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Bow Habitat Station and Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery

#42 of 302 things to do in Calgary Features Animals
1440 17a St SE | Pearce Estate Park, Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T9, Canada
+1 403-297-6561
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Exhibit was excellent along with aquariums. Thoroughly enjoyed feeding the trout. Many activities... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Interesting and fun

We started our visit with a walk through the wetland. We enjoyed a peaceful walk with many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Explore hands-on exhibits in the Discovery Centre, feed the fish on a Fish Hatchery tour, go fishing in the Trout Pond, and take a stroll along the trails of the Interpretive Wetland. The experience will leave you hooked! Located five minutes east of downtown Calgary, Bow Habitat Station is a unique destination featuring Alberta's fish, wildlife and water. Open year-round, the facility is completely wheelchair accessible and fun for all ages. Free parking is available in the main lot for Pearce Estate Park.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1440 17a St SE | Pearce Estate Park, Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T9, Canada
+1 403-297-6561
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exhibit was excellent along with aquariums. Thoroughly enjoyed feeding the trout. Many activities available if you have children. A serene oasis on the edge of the city. A must see equal to any other on your list for the city sightseeing

Thank kaat837
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started our visit with a walk through the wetland. We enjoyed a peaceful walk with many different birds and areas of water. We saw several baby red-winged blackbirds who were being fiercely protected by their parents. Then we toured the fish hatchery. The guide...More

Thank LancPAmom
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

And the largest trout hatchery in North America to boot, go Calgary! What a great find while biking the Bow River Trail system on the new bike. Randomly came across a trout fish hatchery with a great educational circuit that includes a environmental health section....More

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

It was my son's best Happy Birthday party! He turned 9 yo and he invited his school friends here. They could feed babies rainbow trouts! It was an amazing experience for kids and a nice informative place to discover for parents.

Thank Nataliya K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a great, low cost attraction! The exhibits are interactive - captivating and entertaining little minds - and informative. Be sure to take part in the hatchery tour!

Thank 918Kash918
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It was snowy and cold outside so we could not see the Pierce Estate Park a lot. However the center itself is modern, educational and the staff is friendly and knowledgable. And the fish are very excited once you feed them!

Thank armourbreaker
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The park was very damaged in the 2013 Flood so it was excellent to see the improvements that were done to the area. It is now a great place to see a variety of vegetation and areas with birds, fish and other animals.

Thank Kasandra K
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I took a group of people there to tour the fish hatchery. Not only did we see lots of fish and learn about how they stock some of the rivers and streams but we also learned about some of the animals in the area. Great...More

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place is so much fun start with the aquariums filled with fish in the basement then work your way up for a daily fish tour at 2pm u get to go back an see how the fish come to the hatchery then at the...More

Thank awesomegirl123
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We went as a family, not expecting much, but boy were we pleasantly surprised! It's at the back end of the parking lot for Pierce Estate Park just outside of Inglewood. A lovely location. There is a nice gift shop at the entrance, as well...More

Thank iluvalberta
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