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  


Parts of the Heron Colony Loop Trail and Discovery Trail are closed 

to allow lots of room for the herons to forage and nest undisturbed 


Rotary Interpretive Centre 

Open Daily   10 am to 4 pm 

Free admission 





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?


HomeComing Walk

10 am  Sat June 6  

Join us on a leisurely walk to

see the herons nesting.


Summer Camps 


Wildlife Art Lessons

for kids & adults  

See Children's Programs


 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!