Bow Habitat Station is temporarily closed to the public until further notice due to the mandatory, province-wide restrictions that are in effect due to COVID-19.

Hours, Admission, & Location

Buy your tickets online! Advance tickets are not required, but are recommended for Fridays and Saturdays.

Discovery Centre Hours and Rate

Tuesday - Saturday: 10 AM - 4 PM

Closed Mondays & Sundays and statutory holidays year round.

Adult (18-64) $10.00
Senior (65+) $8.00
Student (18+ with ID) $8.00
Youth (4-17) $6.00
Children (3 and under) Free*
Family (up to 2 adults and 4 youth) $30.00

* Max. 4 children permitted with each paid adult admission. Additional children will be charged the youth admission rate.
Youth and children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Prices do not include GST and are subject to change.

Fish Hatchery Hours & Rate

Fridays & Saturdays: 10 AM – 3 PM

Cost: $2.00 / person

Location and Contact

1440-17A Street SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T9

Tel (Calgary local): 403 297-6561


There is free public parking available at the park's entrance.


By bike:

Follow the regional pathway along the river and follow the signs on the pathway towards the Discovery Centre.

By car:

Accessible from downtown via 9 Avenue SE, or from Deerfoot Trail via the exit for Blackfoot Trail heading east towards downtown. Heading north on 19 Avenue SE, continue north at the roundabout into Pearce Estate Park.

By transit:

Via bus #1 or #411. From the bus stop, walk 5-10 minutes north on 17A Street, crossing Blackfoot Trail where the road name changes to 19 Street.


Bow Habitat Station's Discovery Centre and Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery are fully wheelchair accessible.

Note: Although there are some paved pathways through the Interpretive Wetlands, many are unpaved gravel trails. Please use caution in all weather.

Keep in Touch!

Updated: Dec 15, 2020