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Edmonton Travel Guide

  • Walking tours (46)
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Emily Murphy Park Two Bridge Tour
Emily Murphy Park Two Bridge Tour

Emily Murphy was a prominent suffragist and reformer. In 1917, she spearheaded the fight to have women declared "persons" in Canada and eligible to serve in the Senate. Her group met in 1927, and...

Dawson Park
Dawson Park

Dawson Park is situated between Kinnaird Ravine and the community of Riverdale. Like its neighbours, it shares a long history of industry and coal mining dating back to the turn of the 19th century.
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Capilano Park 50th Street Bridge Lookout
Capilano Park 50th Street Bridge Lookout

This is a quick walk for anyone who simply enjoys great views or is a photographer. The 50th Street Pedestrian Bridge provides a great place to really enjoy the river valley.

From the parking lot...

Turner Park
Turner Park

Turner Park is nicknamed the "Riverside Playground." A quick walk around this park and you will soon know why it is a favourite of residents and tourists alike.

Turner Park is named after Dr. G.H....

Rundle Park Activity Walk
Rundle Park Activity Walk

Rundle Park is the ideal place for recreational activities throughout the year. Situated in the northeast part of Edmonton’s scenic river valley, the park is filled with beautiful rolling hills, lush...

Hermitage Park Off Leash Area
Hermitage Park Off Leash Area

The north end of Hermitage park is a shared paved path for all users and it is also home to a very large off leash area for pets. The trail takes you from one of the many parking lots in Hermitage...

Fort Edmonton Park
Fort Edmonton Park

Providing the best in historically authentic living history, Fort Edmonton Park is nestled on 158 acres of beautiful wooded parkland along Edmonton's picturesque river valley. The Park is just 15...

Emily Murphy Park
Emily Murphy Park

Emily Murphy Park is a small park, much like the woman it is named after, yet it is connected to the river valley trail system on all sides. The amenities in the park allow families to have a...

Nellie McClung Park
Nellie McClung Park

Nellie McClung Park is a nature park which connects Queen Elizabeth Park to Henrietta Louise Edwards park. Great for walking and biking, there is also community access points to enter the park.

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William Hawrelak Park Driving Tour
William Hawrelak Park Driving Tour

Hawrelak Park is one of Edmonton's busiest parks. It is a very accessible park for all ages and all levels of mobility. It is also a great place for a picnic, a festival or a jump off point for other...

Riverbend Bridge Walk
Riverbend Bridge Walk

This is the farthest point west of the RVA trail system until you reach the Town of Devon. The trail head on Heath Road also connects many of the communities in the area to the River Valley System....

Gold Bar/Capilano Park Loop
Gold Bar/Capilano Park Loop

Gold Bar and Capilano Parks share a border and a very pleasant riverside walk. Gold Bar Park was created in September 24, 1973, and its main industrial tenant is the Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment...

Kinnaird Park/Highlands Hiking Trail
Kinnaird Park/Highlands Hiking Trail

This hike takes begins by Concordia University College of Alberta, down the connecting trail system to the western side of the Highlands Hiking Trail and through Kinnaird Park.

There is ample...

High Level Bridge Streetcar Experience
High Level Bridge Streetcar Experience

If you want to see historic Whyte Avenue, Jasper Avenue and the best views of the river valley from the High Level Bridge, there is no better way to do it then from a streetcar. At four dollars a...

Henrietta Muir Edwards Park to Muttart
Henrietta Muir Edwards Park to Muttart

Easy parking in Henrietta Louise Edwards Park allows you quick access to two great areas of Edmonton. You can take a quick walk on the Leilani Muir Pedestrian Bridge and enjoy the great views of...

Capilano Park
Capilano Park

The neighbourhood around Capilano was established in the 1950's and Capilano Park was created in 1964. It is bounded on the north, north west and north east by the river valley. To the west, the...

William Hawrelak Park to Fort Edmonton
William Hawrelak Park to Fort Edmonton

Hawrelak Park is one of Edmonton's busiest parks. It is a very accessible park for all ages and all levels of mobility. It is also a great place for a picnic, walk or to watch a festival. It is a...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Kinsmen Park
Kinsmen Park

This is actually a walk that takes you into two parks. Walterdale Park along the riverside and Kinsmen Park.

Walterdale Park is named after John Walter, who came to Edmonton in 1870 to build York...

Gold Bar Park Loop
Gold Bar Park Loop

Gold Bar Park was created in September 24, 1973, and its main industrial tenant is the Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant handles the wastewater requirements...

Victoria Park East
Victoria Park East

Victoria Park is a large park just off of downtown Edmonton and is in constant use by residents, golfers, bikers and tourists alike.

The majority of land for Victoria Park was acquired by the City of...

Rundle Park Bridge Loop
Rundle Park Bridge Loop

Rundle Park is the ideal place for recreational activities throughout the year. Situated in the northeast part of Edmonton’s scenic river valley, the park is filled with beautiful rolling hills, lush...

Henrietta Muir Edwards Park
Henrietta Muir Edwards Park

Henrietta Louise Edwards Park is one of the Famous Five Parks. Henrietta Louise Edwards was a women's rights activist and reformer. In 1875 she founded the Working Girls' Association to provide...

River Valley Riverside Trail Walk
River Valley Riverside Trail Walk

Parking on 82nd Street, you can access a number of trails, but the River Valley Riverside walk is one of the jewels of the River Valley. Walking around the borders of Riverside Golf Course, there is...

Highlands Hiking Trail
Highlands Hiking Trail

The Highlands Hiking Trail runs along the North Saskatchewan at river level. During times of high water, the City will close the gates to the trail for safety. This is a shared trail for walker,...

Louise McKinney Riverfront Park
Louise McKinney Riverfront Park

Louise McKinney Riverfront Park is right in the heart of downtown Edmonton and is home to some of the greatest unobstructed views of the River Valley. Louise McKinney is another park that is named...

Riverside/Rowland Road Loop
Riverside/Rowland Road Loop

One of the best walks in the river valley lies at the end of Rowland Road. You enter the trail by descending a series of stairs which brings you to the Capilano Bridge and the enterance to Capilano...

Victoria Park West
Victoria Park West

Victoria Park is a large park just off of downtown Edmonton that is in constant use by residents, golfers, bikers and tourists alike.

The majority of land for Victoria Park was acquired by the City...

Irene Parlby Park Segway Tour
Irene Parlby Park Segway Tour

This is a trip through Irene Parlby Park on a Segway that people can rent in Louise McKinney Park from River Valley Adventure Co. In addition, you can rent bikes and other sports equipment and also...

Floden Park
Floden Park

Floden Park is a small park, but it has a large community footprint. The park is named after Charles Floden, who lived in Beverly from 1912 to 1960. In that time he served as a member of the School...

Terwillegar Park West Loop
Terwillegar Park West Loop

Terwillegar Park is a park undergoing a transformation. After a lengthy public consultation, the park will be maintained in a natural state with improved parking and trails. The River Valley Alliance...

West River's Edge Wetlands Area
West River's Edge Wetlands Area

This river valley trail is in an area dedicated to preserving Canada's disappearing wetlands. Not only is it a pleasant walk, there is interpretive signage throughout your walk explaining the...

Hermitage Park South
Hermitage Park South

The south end of Hermitage Park is an outdoor treat that was made for family outings. The man-made lakes include one stocked with trout for fishing and you are also able to boat on the lakes....

Queen Elizibeth Park
Queen Elizibeth Park

Queen Elizibeth Park is a favourite neighbourhood spot for family picnics. It is also a gateway for bikers and joggers to access many of the other parks and trails in the area.

Starting off in the...

Buena Vista Park Off Leash and Bridge Walk
Buena Vista Park Off Leash and Bridge Walk

Buena Vista Park is one of the larger parks in the City of Edmonton. Running from Government House Park to Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park and connected to Hawrelak Park with a pedestrian bridge, it is a...

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Loop
Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Loop

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park is located in the heart of the river valley and shares space with the Edmonton Valley Zoo and borders Buena Vista Park to the east. Amenities in the park include: picnic...

Buena Vista Park Riverside and Neighbourhood Hike
Buena Vista Park Riverside and Neighbourhood Hike

The ends of Buena Vista Park and the Ravine systems are well known, but hiking the park along the riverside is a challenging and rewarding way to spend your day. This hike takes you from the grounds...

Buena Vista Park Riverside Stroll
Buena Vista Park Riverside Stroll

Stating from the parking lot in Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, you quickly enter the riverside trail area. This is a great, relaxing walk along the river with different opportunities to go right down to...

Riverdale Park Neighbourhood Walk
Riverdale Park Neighbourhood Walk

Riverdale is one of Edmonton's most historic and beautiful communities. Because of the level land and easy river access, it became the home of sawmills, brick works and coal mines in the 19th...

Forest Heights Park
Forest Heights Park

Forest Heights Park is a mature park that was created in 1960 and offers fantastic views of the river valley and downtown Edmonton. Recent flooding of the North Saskatchewan has resulted in serious...

William Hawrelak Park
William Hawrelak Park

Hawrelak Park is one of Edmonton's busiest parks. It is a very accessible park for all ages and all levels of mobility. It is also a great place for a picnic, walk or to watch a festival. It is also a...

Cloverbar Sightseeing Walk
Cloverbar Sightseeing Walk

There is parking in this area, if you would like to take this short walk to the pedestrian bridge in Henrietta Louise Edwards Park. This area is the convergance of four different parks, with the...

William Hawrelak Park Riverside Walk
William Hawrelak Park Riverside Walk

Hawrelak Park is one of Edmonton's busiest parks. It is a very accessible park for all ages and all levels of mobility. It is also a great place for a picnic, walk or to watch a festival. It is also...

Terwilligar Park
Terwilligar Park

Terwillegar Park is a park undergoing a transformation. After a lengthy public consultation, the park will be maintained in a natural state with improved parking and trails. The River Valley Alliance...

Rundle Park Riverside Walk
Rundle Park Riverside Walk

Rundle Park is the ideal place for recreational activities throughout the year. Situated in the northeast part of Edmonton’s scenic river valley, the park is filled with beautiful rolling hills, lush...

Gold Bar Riverside Loop
Gold Bar Riverside Loop

This very pleasant walk can start from Gold Bar Park parking lot or from the pedestrian bridge. This is a mixed paved/gravel trail, but there is very little elevation change and the trails are wide...

Government House Park Walk
Government House Park Walk

Just below Alberta Government House and the Royal Provincial Museum is a ribbon of green that takes people into Government House Park and the river's edge.

Government House was built in 1913, and was...