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

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.

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

The City of Red Deer will see minimal

February 26, 2021

Based on the Provincial budget released yesterday, The City is confident that there will be minimal short-term impacts to the approved City budgets.

South bank trail closure

February 26, 2021

Starting Friday, March 5, a portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will close temporarily for construction.

Changes to Land Use Bylaw

February 25, 2021

At Monday’s meeting, Council will consider an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw and a site exception to consider continuation of the temporary shelter in Cannery Row.