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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre

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2425 9 Ave SE | Inglewood, Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T4, Canada
+1 403-221-4500
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Pleasant Nature Walk

Among bird species we did catch sight of 5 deer grazing along the pretty river. Pathways were well... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tikabu77
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Jordan, Canada
Great start to our holiday

An overcast, damp day and I'm jet lagged. So we get out the jackets and head for this sanctuary. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
buzzard2000
,
england
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2425 9 Ave SE | Inglewood, Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T4, Canada
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+1 403-221-4500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Among bird species we did catch sight of 5 deer grazing along the pretty river. Pathways were well marked. Nature was nice. It is very necessary to bring binoculars if you want to see the birds. But admission was free and overall it was a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

An overcast, damp day and I'm jet lagged. So we get out the jackets and head for this sanctuary. I see 29 species, pretty happy with that for the time of year and conditions. We also see our first Canadian deer, ground squirrels and a...More

Thank buzzard2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have some time to spare in Calgary, the go for an early morning walk in the Inglewood bird sanctuary. Most of the park was destroyed in the 2013 floods but they are restoring the buildings during 2018 but you can still walk around...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today saw a pelican, many ducks, a mule deer doe with fawns. Paths are well defined. Well manicured with lots of benches

Thank Eleanor B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from the school groups that is, so birds were in hiding! Lovely location and coming back well after the floods.

Thank Carol R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit skeptical that I would see a lot of birds here, since it’s located very close to the city. I was pleasantly surprised! We saw an abundance of birds and other wildlife. Take your camera, walk quietly, and listen for the lovely...More

Thank JMMann77
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

I haven't heard about this place years into living in Calgary - but glad I discovered it. It is a beautiful sanctuary to walk around in. You don't have to be a bird watcher to enjoy it but you will. If you bring binoculars or...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We visited the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre -- we got to appreciate the peace and tranquility that lies right within the city limits. Firstly, the site has nice ,clean restroom facilities within the Nature Centre and a large gravel parking lot. You start...More

Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

It would be a long walk from downtown, but a short cycle, and just a few minutes by car. But if you love nature, love seeing it and hearing it, this is the place for you, especially when it warms up and the birds return....More

Thank BenLar137
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

I absolutely love the inglewood bird sanctuary, my family and i have been coming here for years. It is not to be confused with a zoo, there are no animals in cages or animals that have been donated to the site. It is very literally...More

Thank shannajade2
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Wendi B
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Response from Susan N | Reviewed this property |
Jay is right. This is from the City of Calgary site: The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary was greatly impacted by the June 2013 flood. A large amount of manmade debris was left behind and many of the sanctuary’s trails were severely... More
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