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Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park

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Many reasons to visit

Having lived near here for a number of years, I have explored different areas of the park. If you... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Cory M
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Edmonton, Canada
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Nature at it’s best

Wonderful place to walk in all seasons. The boardwalk is a great place to take kids to. Good for... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2019
snowflake53
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St. Albert, Canada
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Big Lake is shallow and supports a large nesting colony of Franklin's gulls, migrating flocks of tundra swans, and numerous nesting and migrating waterfowl and shorebirds. It has been recognized as a globally significant Important Bird Area. More...more
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Having lived near here for a number of years, I have explored different areas of the park. If you come at the right time of year, over 200 different species of birds migrate through this area. Its pretty neat to see, even if you're not...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cory M
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Wonderful place to walk in all seasons. The boardwalk is a great place to take kids to. Good for bird watchers too

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank snowflake53
Reviewed March 19, 2019

We love going to Lois Hole Centennial Park. It's so quiet and peaceful just to sit and watch all the wildlife in their natural habitat. Birls galore mot times. Muskrat, Beavers etc. Geat to use the trails to get there on bikes is fun.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gregmC284BQ
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Love this park! On a typical day you can view several types of birds from mallards and geese to beavers, muskrats and squirrels. The boardwalk platforms allow you to get up close, even with a stroller. Lots of benches and areas to just sit and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrsjsilver67
Reviewed January 17, 2019

I wasn't aware of this provincial park sitting just outside Edmonton and St. Albert until earlier this year. It is very close to the Anthony Henday highway (take the Ray Gibbons exit toward St. Albert), and is basically on my way to work. Since first...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ErikSveinson
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Since returning to St. Albert some months ago, I was so happy to visit Big Lake through the Lois Hole Park and marsh walk system. We saw cranes flying overhead, various ducks and at the look out (which is sadly not open yet), a multitude...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

My wife and I like to go for walks here in the summer. They have a boardwalk over the water. It's not too busy and you can see a lot of different fowl and such.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Clay54321
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Natural wetland area with views of wetlands, birds and large mammals. Walking only permitted on raised boardwalks.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 3362alant
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Really cool place to take a family, especially young kids. If you can visit in Spring (before mosquito season), even better!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 614kalenj
Reviewed November 9, 2017

A step away from busy roads and city life, this accessible provincial park has boardwalks that place you in "the thick" of the wetland wilderness. Interpretative signs help to locate and name plants, birds and other wildlife you are likely to see. There are enough...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Teresa O
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There is plenty of parking available through the main entrance of the park.
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