Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary

Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is Alberta's oldest federal migratory bird sanctuary. Set on almost 122 hectares of protected land within Red Deer city limits, Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is a refuge for native plants and animals.
Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary

Location

The entrance into the sanctuary is located on 45 Street at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre

The Site

Explore the five kilometers of trail by yourself, with a group, or with one of the Centre's naturalists. You can also borrow a set of binoculars, snowshoes or an activity kit from the Centre to help bring your hike to life.

View the Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary map (pdf) for details on the sanctuary's trails.

Learn about the sanctuary's history.

Pets, skiing and/or cycling are not permitted in the sanctuary.

News & Notices

Enhancing community safety in the ...

October 19, 2018

Residents will see increased police and emergency service presence in the downtown area in an effort to reduce crime and increase safety.

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October 19, 2018

In September, City Council approved a new Business Licence Bylaw (3609/2018) requiring all businesses operating in The City of Red Deer to obtain a business licence.