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Get to Know Rocks & Fossils – FREE!

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Get to Know Rocks & Fossils!

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022
Location: Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Provincial Park
Time: 1:00-4:00pm

Join us for an afternoon in the park where your family or cohort can enjoy a wide variety of interactive, guided and self-directed activities on a variety of themes from plants to pollinators, and from birds to beavers. Example winter activities:

  • warm up by the campfire and listen to a story,
  • learn about rock dams,
  • try out birding and other outdoor activities,
  • explore rocks and fossils,
  • learn about birds that live here year-round,
  • discover evidence of past volcanic activity,
  • look for geological features in the park,
  • find out how you can protect the park when you visit,
  • and much more!

Events will happen monthly, from February to November, 2022. Event themes, dates, times and locations will vary throughout the year. *Event details are subject to change due to weather, facility access or other unforeseen circumstances, so please check back to confirm event location before attending.

View 2022 Dates and Themes

A big thank you to long-time Friends of Fish Creek supporters, the Harry & Martha Cohen Foundation, for funding our 2022 Get to Know Nature events so these experiences can be offered at no charge to the public!


Sincere thanks to all who supported Family Nature Experiences on GivingTuesday! Together we raised over $2,800. Show your support for connecting children and families with nature by donating online or by visiting the Friends of Fish Creek office in the Bow Valley Ranch. Proceeds support the purchase of equipment and resources to be used at these events and also covers staff time to coordinate volunteers and partners to bring these events to life. With your support, we can remove barriers so more families can get connected outdoors!

Event Details

May 28, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm