Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre – WMA
Celebrating their 25th Anniversary this internationally recognized Wildlife Management Area, encompassing over 36 sq. miles of reclaimed marsh lands, provides habitats for thousands of geese and ducks each year. In fall the sky is blackened with thousands of birds flying into the neighbouring fields to fill up and rest before their long trip south. This site is striking against the backdrop of a golden autumn sunset. Try your “hand”with our Canadian Signature “Bird in the Hand”
Experience while helping with important research by banding a real, live bird. Being a major stop on the migration highway thousands of birds visit us annually. See other animals as well at Oak Hammock Marsh (OHM), Such as the curious Richardson’s ground squirrels that pop up from their holes as you meander along the pathways.Kids (and adults) love this! Educating visitors about the value and importance of a marsh happens through Group tours for schools, seniors, and others. Stop by soon for some Fun times! Migration dinners, September to June monthly astronomy classes featuring viewing the stars from the rooftop, special events for the entire family make up the year-round activities. Learn to appreciate this habitat and its many inhabitants as you access the marsh by canoe, walking the trails or Go Geocaching! Over 50 caches at the marsh, leads you to all types of wonders to discover!
Location/Directions: North off Hwy 67 between Hwys 7 & 8
GPS Coordinates: GPS-N50 10.320 W097 08.035