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 artisan vendors for the...

September 18, 2018

The City of Red Deer is holding an open call for artisan vendors interested in selling their unique, handcrafted items at the 2019 Canada Winter Games Arts and Culture Festival winter market, Artisan Avenue/Avenue des artisans.

Clear out your clutter and plan ahead...

September 18, 2018

Kick it to the Curb is back this fall providing Red Deerians an opportunity to find a new home for unwanted and under-used items on October 13 and 14.

Road closure on 48 Avenue

September 17, 2018

48 Avenue between 49 Street and 50 Street (Ross St.) will close at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 19 for a scheduled water valve replacement at City Hall. The road is expected to reopen midday Thursday.