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Allan Brooks Nature Centre

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Loved the Allan Brooks Raptor Show

My wife and I decided to take part in the Allan Brooks Raptor exhibit. This was an amazing... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
New T
Vernon, Canada
Raptors presentation at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre, Vernon, B.C.

An excellent presentation of "Raptors" or birds of prey, including a bald eagle, a small but... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Vernon, Canada
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Perched atop the grasslands 5 min. south of Vernon the Allan Brooks Nature Centre is a top attraction and a great place to satisfy your natural curiosity and reconnect with the joys and excitement of the natural world. Here you will be rewarded with...more
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250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon, British Columbia V1H 1G2, Canada
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

My wife and I decided to take part in the Allan Brooks Raptor exhibit. This was an amazing opportunity to get up close to birds of prey. During our visit we got to hold an owl and a hawk (though they have more birds). And...More

Thank New T
Reviewed 27 September 2018

An excellent presentation of "Raptors" or birds of prey, including a bald eagle, a small but efficient hawk, and several others. The turkey buzzard was very interesting, in that it related most to the people and paraded down between the rows of people and kept...More

Thank merglider
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We went for the Raptor Encounter Course on Saturday at 12:15 and I'm still shaking with excitement as I write this! I'm a total "Raptor Geek" and my wife made this experience happen for us. The handlers were very knowledgeable and obviously cared for the...More

Thank MaxBet007
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A beautiful location with some wonderful family-focussed education on the natural habitats of the Okanagan. Evening events look fun but we haven't made it out yet!

Thank Shelby H
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Their displays of wildlife and land formations are very informative. The raptor demonstrations are marvelous with hands-on experience. We visit several times each summer.

Thank Mickie S
Reviewed 7 June 2018

during certain weeks they have raptor shows. other times of the summer and fall season you can see many different kinds of birds

Thank darren w
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Since we moved here have wanted to visit this Centre. It is very informative, with a nice trail around the property. The info centre has lots of interesting stuff and information about the area

Thank Norway1944
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The nature centre is located on the top of a hill, and has lovely views (even though they were partially obscured by the smoke from forest fires during our visit). The interpretive centre is small and seems haphazardly arranged so the overall feeling is one...More

Thank Aurora018
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This indoor museum is smaller than I thought but the out side view is great. It's great for families with children. Please check their website for events and that's the best way to get most out of your visit.

Thank Bwala
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I had heard about the nature centre from a friend. Sadly i did not get up there until the centre was closed. I arrived in the after-hours around 5pm and got a stunning view over the landscape. The self-guided trail and the viewpoint were accessible...More

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