Great picnic spot for people, with ball diamonds available. A decent amount of parking available and the Valley Zoo is a place where people who love animals, and especially children, love to go. The Valley Zoo has special activities for people all year round.
Laurier Park is a good choice year-round for an afternoon walk, with some nice views of the North Saskatchewan River and is next to The Valley Zoo for those wanting a longer walk.
I love this place. It's wonderful if you want to go for a nice walk on a paved or natural path. You can stay in the open area where there is the off leash dog park or you can go for a nice long walk all the way to William Hawrelak Park.
Edmonton has a spectacular system of parks and trails (160km) along the North Saskatchewan River valley and this is one of the nicest. It's really a combination of two parks: Sir Wilfred Laurier which contains the Valley Zoo; group picnic areas; ball diamonds; boat launch; and across the road Buena Vista Park with its large off leash area (best in... 更多
They have the wood burning stoves on a swivel and some larger pits with grills. I go on weekdays so not sure if there would be spots available on weekends. Nice trails and you can always take in the zoo while there.
This is a beautiful quiet park in the river valley that can be enjoyed by all. There are picnic sites of small or large groups and walking trails around the pak.
I took my dog, Oscar (Goldendoodle: golden retriever, standard poodle cross, thanks for asking) down to the dog park for the first time a couple of weeks ago. The walk was so beautiful and it was nice meeting dogs who are well behaved. We walked to the foot bridge and crossed into Hawrelak Park and did the loop of the... 更多
The Parks are great for hiking all season in the river valley. Winters are tricky if there has been rain or warm weather that will cause ice. So be sure you are wearing good winter hiking boots and have a walking stick with an ice pick on it. You will see winter birds, rabbits, deer, moose as well keep an... 更多