Heritage Ranch

Heritage Ranch is a country themed retreat with an equestrian centre at the heart of the ranch.
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Enjoy trail and carriage rides in the summer or sleigh rides in the winter. A variety of other activities are also available at Heritage Ranch including playgrounds, a trout pond and a picnic shelter. Many kilometres of paved and gravel trails wind also through the forest to the Red Deer River providing a perfect location for walking, biking, and cross country skiing.

‌Contact Information

18 Cronquist Place (map)
Phone: 403-347-4977
www.heritageranch.ca

Mitchell Pond

Scenic view of pond located near Heritage Ranch, newly named Mitchell Pond in May 2015.

On June 22, 2015 Council approved the resolution to rename the pond located at Heritage Ranch to Mitchell Pond.

Accessible only by foot, a short 10-15 minute walk from Heritage Ranch along the Red Deer trail system. This stocked trout pond has everything to make a family outing enjoyable. Surrounding the pond are vast areas of grass for the kids to play on. There is a small playground, a day use picnic shelter, and public washrooms and all are accessible within 100 ft of the pond.

Contact Heritage Ranch for more information on booking the picnic shelter at Mitchell Pond for your next gathering.

Scenic picture of picnic shelter located at Mitchell Pond(formerly Heritage Ranch lower trout pond)

Fishing

Fishing at Mitchell Pond is permitted. However all Alberta province wide regulations involving sportfishing must be adhered to. 

An Alberta Sportfishing Licence is required to fish in Alberta (see Licences and Costs and sportfishing definition). If you are under 16 years of age, an Alberta resident aged 65 or older, or a registered Indian under the Indian Act, you are not required to have a Sportfishing Licence, but you must follow sportfishing regulations. Sportfishing Licences are not required when a person is sportfishing on a designated Free Fishing Weekend

Contact Heritage Ranch for more information on booking the picnic shelter at Mitchell Pond for your next gathering.

News & Notices

Open call for musicians, storytellers...

November 15, 2018

The City of Red Deer is holding an open call for musical acts, performers and storytellers to provide entertainment in City Hall Park and other downtown locations during the 2019 Canada Winter Games, February 15 to March 2, 2019.

City Council hears from public on...

November 13, 2018

City Council heard from approximately 29 citizens at a public hearing about a land use bylaw amendment for a proposed future supervised consumption services site at 5233 54 Avenue, near the existing Safe Harbour site.

City and CUPE, Local 417 reach agreement

November 13, 2018

City Council ratified a new three-year collective agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 417, at its November 13, 2018 meeting.