Encouraging the appreciation, observation, study, conservation and protection of all components of the natural world.

© Jeff Thompson

Special Trips

Nature Calgary offers some field trips to more distant locations, with transportation and accommodation necessitating a cost to participants. For current dates and online payments, see below.

Annual Bus Trip:

This is a full day trip by bus to a natural history destination. In recent years we have visited Olds College Botanical Gardens, Dinosaur Provincial Park,  Red Deer Wetlands, Ellis Bird Farm and JJ Collett Natural Area, and the Alberta Birds of Prey Centre at Coaldale. The 2017 bus trip will be to the beautiful Waterton Lakes National Park!

2017 Bus Trip: Waterton Lakes National Park (click for details and payment options)

Annual Waterton Weekend:

This trip is usually scheduled for the second weekend in July (Friday evening through Sunday) at the Canyon Church Camp during flower season in Waterton National Park, one of the most delightful times of year in Alberta. Participants organize outings among themselves, depending on their interests and abilities. Families are welcome.

Hiking in Waterton Park by Andrew Hart

2017 Waterton Trip:   Details TBD!

Upcoming Special Trips

  • 7 Jul 2017 All Day

    Waterton Weekend, July 7-9

    Waterton WeekendJuly 7-9. Stay in Waterton Lakes National Park during flower season. Participants organize outings among themselves, depending on their interests and abilities.

    Cost is only $160 for members and $185 for non-members, for two nights’ rustic accommodation and meals. Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation to Waterton.  Book by June 30. You may book online here. Or you may book by  sending a cheque to our PO box (Calgary, Box 981 Stn. M). Please write “Waterton Trip” on the envelope.  Contact Andrew Hart at (403) 279-5209 for additional details.

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