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

Mayors met earlier today with Minister..

September 24, 2020

Since the announcement from Alberta Health Services regarding plans to consolidate EMS Dispatch Services, the Mayors of municipalities affected have been working together to stop these changes.

Applications open for one-time FCSS

September 23, 2020

The Red Deer & District Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) Board is now accepting funding applications to build capacity for community resource navigation.

South bank trail closure extended

September 22, 2020

A portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will remain closed until November 1, 2020 to allow for completion of in-river work.