West Blind                                                           

Observation Tower

  Three bird blinds

  Salmon channels

  Trails & bridges 

  Gift Shop

  Discovery Classrooms

Visitor & School Programs




Tower summer 2013

Walking Trails and Site

 Dawn to Dusk all year  


Rotary Interpretive Centre 

Open Daily   Nov. 1 - Jan 31  10 am  to 3 pm

Free admission 

Starting  Feb. 1 - Oct. 31   10 am to 4 pm  





The Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve  Society manages the programs and services on  a 325 acre wetlands 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 of Great Blue Herons nesting  from March to July.  

Site Address

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

Mailing Address

Box 512, Chilliwack,  BC  V2P  7V5 

Phone:  604 823 6603    

Email:  herons@shawbiz.ca 


What's New?

January 2015

Bathrooms may be periodically closed due to renovations

Outhouses located next to Discovery Annex & South end of Center Trail

Thank You 

The Rotary Club of Chilliwack

for supporting our renovations


The  Chilliwack Foundation

for supporting our Pond Education Project 


 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!