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Strathcona Science Provincial Park is a local park that offers plethora of activities like cross country skiing, hiking, mountain biking, cycling and so forth.
The Saskatchewan River flows south and east of Rundle Park, which is located in the northeastern sector of Edmonton. You can hire a paddle-boat, go skating, or try your hand on the 18-hole executive par three golf course. You can also try out the cult appeal of Frisbee golf (sometimes known as "frolf"). Pre-booking is a good idea. Rundle Park is part of Edmonton's group of river valley parks, which form the largest area of urban parkland in North America.
Hermitage Park is located in the northeastern section of the city, near the Yellowhead Trail. It is part of Edmonton's group of river valley parks, which form the largest area of parkland in North America today. The park is a mixture of trees and open grassland as it follows the line of the river. There is a pond stocked with trout if you fancy some fishing, as well as numerous trails for hikers and bikers. The trails transform for skiing and snowshoe jaunts in the wintertime. Call the tourist office for more details.
Northlands Park, located just minutes northeast of downtown Edmonton, is second only to West Edmonton Mall in visitor numbers. On average, over 3.5 million people come through the gates annually. The park primarily consists of three main components: the Skyreach Centre (a multi-sport spectator facility), Northlands Agricom (one of the largest exhibition centres in Canada), and the Spectrum (a top horse-racing stadium). Northlands Park plays host to three top annual Edmonton events: Farmfair International, Canadian Finals Rodeo, and Edmonton's Klondike Days Exposition. For more information, check website or call toll free at +1888 800 7275.
Gallagher Park is a lush green park located a short drive from the North Saskatchewan river. Famous for the annual Edmonton Folk Music Festival, a visit here during the festivities offers travelers and music lovers a unique opportunity to enjoy folk music. It also has an amphitheater that is utilized for a variety of events.
This library is nestled within the sprawling campus of University of Alberta. It serves as an academic as well as research library, and has an extensive collection of books and reference materials. For more details, check website.
The Muttart Conservatory is one of Edmonton's most famous attractions. A botanical garden consisting of three greenhouses, public gardens, and four pyramids, if you love plant life, then you will have a blast gazing at the different plant species in various climates: arid, temperate, and tropical. This space can be used for school visits, business conferences, weddings and other special events.
The Mill Creek Ravine Park is a well-known place for hikers, with its selection of chipped and paved trails. The park is mostly wooded and is located just across the river from Edmonton's downtown district. Like all the valley parks, you will find plenty of barbecue facilities. You can cool off during the summer in the park's outdoor swimming pool. It is part of Edmonton's group of River Valley parks, which form the largest area of parkland in North America today.
The Alberta Avenue Park is a welcoming patch of green in the city. A local favorite, the park is ideal for a bit of recreation as well as sports such as skating etc. For more information, do call ahead.
The railroad (railway) bridge called the Low Level Bridge is a bridge that stretches across the Saskatchewan River. Post the construction of a higher level bridge, the bridge was named as Low Level Bridge.
Opened in 1967, the Stanley A. Milner Library has the biggest collection of books in Edmonton. Apart from books, it also stocks CDs, paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction books. It also has four rooms, which it rents for meetings and theater events. For further details, check the website.
There's plenty to do at Edmonton's Churchill Square. There are eateries, fountains, and events that happen here regularly. It's a welcome retreat from the activity of downtown. For information about upcoming events, check the website.