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Hermitage Park South

Go for a walk around Hermitage Park's man-made lakes.
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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 1.616 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview:  The south end of Hermitage Park is an outdoor treat that was made for family outings. The man-made lakes include one stocked with... more »

Tips:  -Bring a lunch and take advantage of the many eating areas
-Bring your fishing rod and try your luck off of the dock. The lake is... more »

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Points of Interest

1. The parking lot trail head

The parking lot for our jump off point. Plenty of parking within the park area.

2. A City of Edmonton Emergency Phone

There are 19 Emergency phone locations across the parks

3. The larger man made lake

This lake is the only lake stocked with trout

4. The railway bridge

This span used to be the only way for miners to cross the North Saskatchewan front heir homes in Beverly.

5. The covered trail

This trail will take you into Rundle Park and beyond. The protective cover is to protect people from any debris from the train

6. On the gravel trail

This is a nicely maintained trail along the riverside.

7. Overlooking the river

Many of the river valley trails are high up on the banks due to flooding concerns

8. Rounding the lake

Muskrat country. Keep your eyes open.

9. Looking down the lake

Looking down the lake from the north end. It's huge for a man made lake.

10. Pillar of Love

This statue was built as a memorial to the tornado that passed through the area in 1987. It portrays people linked together and supporting one another.

11. Hermitage Geese

There is a large population of Canada Geese that call Hermitage Park home.

There is a large picnic area between the lakes.

13. Boat launch and fishing dock

This is the common dock for boater and fisherman alike.