Mill Creek Ravine Park

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Mill Creek Ravine Park
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ScubaNut099
Edmonton, Canada203 contributions
Jun 2021
The trails through the Mill Creek Ravine are a wonderful hidden gem in the middle of the city. You can get down into the trails and lose yourself in nature to refresh/recharge and the pop back up into the 'city' once done. Surrounded by trees it basically follows the creek from north to south.

Though not technically a loop, you could do this ravine as a loop because it offers both a paved shared pedestrian/bike path AND regular paths. The paved trail generally stays higher up in the ravine as it winds it's way through. The lower paths at the base of the ravine twist and turn throughout with many small bridges involved.
The lower trail is generally a broad, wide open, easily accessible trail.
Everything is open to bicycles and for those with mountain bikes, besides the lower unpaved trails, there are also many single track type paths with weave back and forth an intertwine with the regular lower trails.
As a loop, you could do the lower trails from N to S, say, then going back take the upper paved shared pathway. Or you could even do the lower trails in both directions as there are multiple trails on each side of the creek at many points.
Written June 7, 2021
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judy R
Edmonton, Canada55 contributions
Feb 2020
A great place to walk in the winter or the summer. Be careful in the spring when you can slip slide in mud for most of it. Walk along the creek, see the little waterfall. It is usually mostly local dog walkers to meet and greet you.
Plan for the Canoe Festival in winter!
Written February 11, 2020
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MarkAndCathy
Calgary, Canada696 contributions
Mar 2021
We had a lovely hour long walk along about 1/2 of this trail. A nice mix of cityscapes and a lovely valley with lots of trail options. This would be a great idea on a hot summer day as you would be in the cooler shade.
Written March 24, 2021
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Raelynn D
Edmonton, Canada21 contributions
Sep 2018 • Solo
Mill Creek ravine is one of my favourite spots to run. It's easily accessible if you park at the velodrome off Argyll. There are parts in the ravine that are so quiet, you can forget for a moment that you're in the middle of the city. Bring your bug spray!
Written November 24, 2018
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fiasco001
Edmonton, Canada40 contributions
May 2018 • Friends
I love cycling through here the bike paths are very well maintained and lead to river valley paths so you can continue to explore. I have been going here since I was a kid and now as I near 50, still come to this day. Fantastic place to traverse.
Written May 29, 2018
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Bruce_Raynor
Edmonton, Canada816 contributions
Sep 2013 • Couples
This is ravine has two levels of paths. Those on the west side of the ravine are largely paved and include a wide multiuse thoroughfare (no motorized vehicles) that follows the old railway route from about 73 Ave north. It is paved from 76 Ave north. The east side of the ravine is more rugged with steeper hills and lots of unattended side pathways, particularly north of 82 Ave, just passed the City of Edmonton's Mill Creek Pool. These and some of those on the west side closer to the creek side, are used by casual mountain bikers, kids on adventures and walkers alike. The main paved path is used by pedestrian and bike commuters as well as those out for a break from the noise and sights of the city. There are parking lots at the top of the ravine near the velodrome at about 65 Ave and next to the pool.

This area is periodically patrolled and surrounded on both sides by mature residential developments. It does not seem a favorite of "homeless people" for camping, but is not far from the Youth Emergency Shelter and does offer an easy incline for its resident and others to the south side. Generally it is a "live and let live" atmosphere and there is not a history of assaults in the area greater than other park areas of Edmonton. Most of this ravine is designated an on-leash area for dogs, however no one seems to attend to this much or be concerned about it other than when owners don't clean up after their pets or when dogs chase bikes or are too friendly with kids.
Written September 29, 2013
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Jen
Edmonton, Canada32 contributions
Sep 2018 • Solo
Love mill creek ravine for a leisurely walk or run. Lots of stairs throughout if you want to up your workout. In the core of the ravine there is an offleash dog park so you can let your furry friends get some exercise too! One drawback is that some areas sometimes have dank smells due to manholes.
Written December 11, 2018
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Ivan P
Edmonton, Canada105 contributions
Jul 2018 • Couples
Right off white ave, great place to go for a hike before brunch, bike rides, or just enjoy a bit of nature, love this place.
Written August 7, 2018
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ScotAlberta
Sherwood Park, Canada578 contributions
Jul 2018 • Business
I have lived in Edmonton my whole life and I swam in the pool and driven by it daily for decades. Finally rode my bike through last week! I was in a different world! Incredible! Paths are great, atmosphere serene, and sights beautiful! If you have not walked/biked do it now!
Written July 12, 2018
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CanadianCritique
Alberta123 contributions
Jun 2014 • Friends
This is a great place to go for a stroll in the summer. The scenery is surprisingly beautiful for being so close to the core of Edmonton.
Written March 9, 2015
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