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John Janzen Nature Centre

A gateway to the heart of Edmonton’s River Valley, the John Janzen Nature Centre takes visitors for a walk on the wild side with programs, events and interactive exhibits designed to promote awareness and engagement with nature in an urban setting.

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The John Janzen Nature Centre is open year-round! Admission, Hours, and Location information.

Play & Learn

Tegler Discovery Zone

This new indoor play space allows children to learn about nature through play. Socks are required footwear.

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Photo Contest

Enter to win by sharing your photo taken at a City Attraction. There will be a winner each month for a total of up to 6 winners!

A snow leopard from the Edmonton Valley Zoo.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child's birthday with a nature adventure!

Themed party packages for children ages 3-12. Call 780-496-7948 to book.


Nature Programs

Programs and Courses

The Nature Centre has plenty of programs, courses and camps designed to get children engaged and interested in the natural world around them.


For more information:

John Janzen Nature Centre

7000-143 Street
Whitemud Drive & Fox Drive
Shared parking lot with Fort Edmonton Park


For more information, program registration, school and group program bookings call 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email attractions@edmonton.ca
Facebook http://www.facebook.com/JohnJanzenNatureCentre