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.

Public Activities

Outdoor Adventures

Explore the great outdoors with us!

Pre-Registered Public Marsh Dipping Sessions

A man and little girl look for invertebrates in a net they’ve pulled up from the marsh.

Investigate what lies beyond the cattails of the marshes! Armed with nets and buckets, prepare to get a bit muddy as we search for and identify the critters who make their home in our wetlands.

This 45 minute programmer-led activity is a great opportunity to dive deeper and learn about the often-missed critters who make their home in our wetlands.

All equipment provided. Rubber boots recommended.

For upcoming session dates and times, check Bow Habitat Station’s online booking calendar.

  • All tickets must be bought in advance.
  • Fee: $4 per person
    - Recommended for ages 4 & up
    - Youth ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult.
  • To safely enable current public health guidelines, pre-registration is required for this program.

Staying Safe Together

Your safety is our priority. Learn about how Bow Habitat Station is taking action to keep you safe on our COVID-19 Response page.

Fish Hatchery Adventures

Due to the nature of the environment of the Fish Hatchery and the feed used within the facilities, people with severe fish allergies are not recommended to enter the hatchery.

Fish Feedings

Young boy leaning over fish pool gives thumbs up to adult rainbow trout in large pond.

Take a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to raise over a million trout in the hatchery – including a hands-on experience feeding thousands of trout all at once!

What to Expect:

  • Closed-in shoes recommended.
  • Visitors must clean their hands using hand sanitizer and walk across a disinfectant mat to enter.
  • Follow one-way flow to the largest ponds in the hatchery.
  • Each visitor receives one serving of fish food. (Note: containers are disinfected after each use.)
  • Household groups will have a specific areas around the pond to feed the fish.

When: Fridays & Saturdays

Tickets available between 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fee: $2.00 +tax per person (children 3 & under free with a paid adult)

Youth under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult

Staying Safe Together

Your safety is our priority. Learn about how Bow Habitat Station is taking action to keep you safe on our COVID-19 Response page.

Learn to Fish Clinics

New to the sport? Unsure of where to start? These staff-led clinics are perfect for first-time anglers!

Other program opportunities

Looking for even more fun? Check out these program opportunities:


Updated: May 2, 2021