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Walking Trails and Site

 Dawn to Dusk all year  

  Site open Dec 25th        

Rotary Interpretive Centre 

   Free admission  Open Daily  

Closing early Dec 24  Closed Dec 25th   

Nov. 1 - Jan 31  10 am  to 3 pm

Feb. 1 - Oct. 31   10 am to 4 pm    





About Us

The Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve is a 130-hectare site (325 acre) located on the un-dyked floodplain of the Vedder River.


Enjoy  beautiful walking trails and the wonderful  Rotary Interpretive Centre manned by helpful & friendly volunteers.

The site is known for the large  breeding colony ( over 100 nests) of Great Blue Herons as well as a wide variety of wildlife.  

Site:  5200 Sumas Prairie Road, Chilliwack, BC, Canada   (Greendale area) 

Mailing Address: Box 512, Chilliwack,  BC  V2P  7V5 


Whats New?

Annual New Year's Day  Walk

Thursday January 1st  1 pm

Winter Wildlife Watch


Volunteer Opportunities

The Rotary Interpretive Centre  is hosted entirely by volunteers 364 days a year! 

Exciting volunteer opportunities are available on our  education, reception, bird survey, gardening and administration teams. 

 Call 604-823-6603 or email herons@shawbiz.ca

to find out how you can become involved!