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Bower Ponds, Red Deer

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Spend the day by the river at Bower Ponds, a water playground bursting with activity overlooking a lush green park. Summer and winter rentals make this an year round outdoor destination, with water balls, kayaks and paddle boats for the summer and ice skates and sleds in the winter. Meander through trails surrounding Red Deer River, tranquil gardens and a natural amphitheatre with a covered stage. Use our Red Deer travel itinerary planner to visit Bower Ponds on your trip to Red Deer, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 12, 2017
    We enjoy visiting Bower Ponds! Lots of great trails for our dog and to get a bit of physical activity in.  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    We were staying in Red Deer and decided to come here for a morning walk. The park is well laid out and has beautiful landscaping. We especially liked the ponds with all the ducks and various birds. Gr...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    This a Beautiful Place to just sit and relax, go for a stroll, a paddle boat ride, try fishing, or simply just admire the beauty of nature of the pond, the Red Deer river, the geese as well as the his...  more »
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  • June 23, 2017
    A very beautiful park with tons of pokestops! There are no concession stands or bathrooms that I could find.
  • May 21, 2017
    Awesome time, great place to spend the day. The water balls are a blast!
  • November 2, 2016
    Better in the winter than the summer. In the winter you can skate on the pond, which rocks! There is also a huge bonfire to warm yourself. Summer time, you can rent a canoe or paddleboat, which is fun, but the Canadian geese poop all over the place and unless you watch very carefully where you are going, you will end up with a nasty green mess all over your shoe!
  • May 5, 2017
    Beautiful. Love skating in the winter and boats in the summer, it is well maintained.
  • December 23, 2016
    Excellent park that you feel safe wandering during the day. Amazing views.

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