Campbell Valley Nature House, at the Red Barn

The nature house is closed for 2020; however, there are other opportunities for you to explore nearby nature. See the nature programs listed on the side panel of this webpage.

Campbell Valley Nature House


FREE fun, interactive experiences for the whole family.

Meet welcoming, knowledgeable volunteer hosts who will show you special features of the park.

Exhibits and activities for visitors of all ages.

Discover inside the Red Barn:

  • Real specimens of bobcats and owls 
  • Pond creatures 
  • Children’s crafts (a new craft each week) 
  • Games and books about local wildlife 
  • Discovery kits for forest and pond explorations 
  • Displays on local natural and cultural history
  • Nature passports and prizes

Explore the Rowlatt Farmstead:

  • Heritage buildings and interpretive signs
  • Pioneer farm machinery
  • Nearby forest trail, the Ravine Trail
  • Open grassy fields

 

 

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Volunteer Esther chats with visitors about native butterflies in gardenhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/CampbellValleyNatureHouse12_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsVolunteer Esther chats with visitors about native butterflies in garden
Visitors join guided walks lead by volunteers from Nature BChttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/CampbellValleyNatureHouse14_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=1&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsVisitors join guided walks lead by volunteers from Nature BC
Young astronomers check out Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's solar telescopehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/CampbellValleyNatureHouse15_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsYoung astronomers check out Royal Astronomical Society of Canada's solar telescope
A new craft to make every weekhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/CampbellValleyNatureHouse2_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=12&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsA new craft to make every week
Al Grass, a career naturalist who has led birding and nature walks for over 40 years, prepares for a tourhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/CampbellValleyNatureHouse3_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=13&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsAl Grass, a career naturalist who has led birding and nature walks for over 40 years, prepares for a tour
Butterfly eventhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/CampbellValleyNatureHouse5_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=15&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsButterfly event
Guest exhibitors from Critter Care Wildlife Societyhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/CampbellValleyNatureHouse6_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=10&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsGuest exhibitors from Critter Care Wildlife Society
Hummingbird recorded, tagged and released as part of research programhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/CampbellValleyNatureHouse7_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=6&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsHummingbird recorded, tagged and released as part of research program
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A special guest at a Nature House eventhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/A-special-guest-at-a-Nature-House-event_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=20&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsA special guest at a Nature House event
A lovely 5 minute stroll to the Red Barn from the 8th Ave (South Valley) parking lothttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/A-lovely-5-minute-stroll-to-the-Red-Barn-from-the-8th-Ave-South-Valley-parking-lot_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=30&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsA lovely 5 minute stroll to the Red Barn from the 8th Ave (South Valley) parking lot
Displays and activites for people of all ages and abilitieshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/Displays-and-activites-for-people-of-all-ages-and-abilities_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=22&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsDisplays and activites for people of all ages and abilities
Inspiring investigations of naturehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/Inspiring-investigations-of-nature_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=23&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsInspiring investigations of nature
Interpretation signs at Rowlatt Farmstead for self guided learning about the featureshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/Interpretation-signs-at-Rowlatt-Farmstead-for-self-guided-learning-about-the-features_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=24&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsInterpretation signs at Rowlatt Farmstead for self guided learning about the features
Learning opportunities for all ages at displays and eventshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/Learning-opportunities-for-all-ages-at-displays-and-events_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=25&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsLearning opportunities for all ages at displays and events
Red Barn at Rowlatt Farmsteadhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/Red-Barn-at-Rowlatt-Farmstead_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=26&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsRed Barn at Rowlatt Farmstead
Special guests at Nature House eventhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/Special-guests-at-Nature-House-event_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=27&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsSpecial guests at Nature House event
Storytime with librarian from Fraser Valley Regional Libraryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/Storytime-with-librarian-from-Fraser-Valley-Regional-Library_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=28&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsStorytime with librarian from Fraser Valley Regional Library
Volunteers helping children learn through playhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/_t/Volunteers-helping-children-learn-through-play_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPics/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=29&RootFolder=/services/parks/discover/visitor-centres/campbell-valley-nature-house/PhotoGalleryPicsVolunteers helping children learn through play

 

 

NATURE HOUSE HOURS

Open Victoria Day weekend (May) to Labour Day (September)

Saturdays, Sundays and holiday Mondays, 1 – 4pm
Wednesdays, 10 am – 1 pm

Location

Rowlatt Farmstead, 20285 8th Avenue, Langley, South Valley Entrance. From the parking lot, follow signs to the Red Barn.

Campbell Valley Regional Park via South Valley park entrance

 

 

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  • Campbell Valley Nature House

     
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