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Strathcona Riverside Nature Trail

A quiet stroll in the middle of Strathcona County
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Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.423 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview:  The Strathcona Riverside Nature Trail was built in 2008 through the efforts of the River Valley Alliance(RVA), Alberta Lottery Fund,... more »

Tips:  -This trail does not loop back, so leave a bike or another vehicle at Range Road 232 trail head.
-There are no garbage cans at the... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Sign by Main Gate

This is the sign you will see if you enter the trail at the end of township road 540

2. Main gate

Both main gates look like this. No vehicles allowed

3. Hard packed trail

The trail is in great shape and perfect for people, pets and bikes.

4. Slight elevation

A short climb over this gentle hill

5. Views of the River

Here and there you are treated to views of the North Saskatchewan River.

6. Another gate

About halfway through the trail, you will encounter another gate.

7. A nesting pair of eagles

If you look up at this point of the trail you will see an eagle's nest.

8. The river valley moving on

the river valley making it's way to Fort Saskatchewan.

9. Secondary trailhead

Here's where you exit the trail.