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Fish Creek - Bow Valley Ranch Visitor Centre

Lat: 50.909643 Long: -114.020413 | Directions
Information: 403-297-5293
Fax: 403-297-5284
email: fishcreek@gov.ab.ca

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Day Use

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        Visitor Centre

          Visitor Centre


            Year-Round

            Jan 1 - Jan 1


            Jan 1 - Jan 1


            Jan 1 - Jan 1


            Jan 1 - Jan 1

            Monday 8:15 am-noon & 1:00-4:30 pm
            Tuesday 8:15 am-noon & 1:00-4:30 pm
            Wednesday 8:15 am-noon & 1:00-4:30 pm
            Thursday 8:15 am-noon & 1:00-4:30 pm
            Friday 8:15 am-noon & 1:00-4:30 pm
            Saturday Closed
            Sunday Closed (also closed on statutory holidays)
            • Holiday Season Hours
              • The Bow Valley Ranche Museum and Theatre will be closed December 22, 2016 through the holiday season, re-opening January 3, 2017.
              Centre Info
              • The Visitor Centre has a theatre and exhibit area, washrooms and water fountain, and a pay phone.
              • The building and surrounding pathways are wheelchair accessible.
              • The building also houses the park administration office.
              • No cooking facilities are available at this location.

               

               Site Info

              • The Visitor Centre is located at 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE (Bow Valley Ranch Area Day Use).  See the Bow Valley Ranch Visitor Centre Access Map.
              • There is a large parking lot close to the Visitor Centre.  Do not leave valuables in your vehicle.
              • The closest picnic area with tables and firepits is Hulls Wood, a 15-minute walk south.  Take your own firewood, roasting sticks and a bucket for water to extinguish your fire.
              • Fish Creek and its riverine forest are a five-minute walk south of the Visitor Centre. Access to the creek is via a paved pathway.  Snow is not removed from the pathway during winter.
              • The historic Bow Valley Ranch house, bunkhouse and cookhouse add interest to the site.  There is no public access to the interiors of these structures.

            Note: Any maps and map views are for general information only. Do not rely on them for navigation or to determine legal boundaries.

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