Edmonton's Best Photo Spots - Winter Edition

Turn your Instagram feed into a winter wonderland and make your followers jealous by filling up your itinerary with some of Edmonton's most picture-worthy spots, from the Alberta Legislature Grounds to the 100 Street Funicular!

The 100 Street Funicular

If you're looking to get some serious river valley shots, you won't want to miss out on visiting Edmonton's Funicular! Located in the heart of downtown, there are many unique viewpoints of the city and river that will have your notifications going off!

Located on 10065 100 Street

Terwillegar Dog Park

On the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River is a nature lovers paradise! Take a stroll down one of the multiple snow covered trails and explore the impressive 262-metre-long footbridge. Bonus points: precious pooches livin' their best lives!

Located on 10 Rabbit Hill Rd

Victoria Promenade

This beautiful walkway is perched on the edge of downtown and provides you with spectacular views of the river valley. With historic street lamps and plenty of benches to sip a hot chocolate on, this promenade is best visited on a snowy winters day!

Located between 117 street and 121 Street

The Alberta Legislature Grounds

These historical Alberta Legislature Grounds are the perfect backdrop for a winter photo shoot. Wander the grounds by day, or explore the grounds by night when the gorgeous Christmas lights are shining brightly throughout the trees.

Located on 10800 97 Avenue

The Walterdale Bridge

This one doesn't even need an explanation. Just look at that view.

Accessible via Queen Elizabeth Park Road, the Walterdale Hill and 105 street

Muttart Conservatory

Give the gram some Paris vibes with these Louvre-esque pyramids. Inside lies different biomes to be discovered, and outside you'll find great geometric eye-candy. Note: the Muttart is closed for renovations and is scheduled to reopen in 2021 (but you can still snap a pic of the exterior!).

Located on 9626 96a Street

The Pichiavo Mural

One of the newest murals to hit the streets of Edmonton. Hot tip: check out Rust Magic for even more wall inspiration.

Located on 106 Street and 103 Avenue.

Ice Castles

Feel like you've conquered Westeros as ruler of the North during the giant Ice Castle pop up in Hawrelak Park. This is estimated to open at the end of December and shuts down (weather depending) in March.

Located in William Hawrelak Park, 9330 Groat Road

The ICE District

Want some shiny architecture and the bright lights of the big city? Head down to the ICE district around 104 Street and 104 Avenue to find some modern angles.

Located on 10340 102 Street

Rice Howard Way

This area is a beautiful mix of early 20th-century brick architecture and sparkly new plazas. Plus, there are lots of great food options nearby - gramming the day away is sure to drum up an appetite.

Located on 101 Avenue between 100 Street and 101 Street