Guide to Snowshoeing in Edmonton

Jan 17, 2021

It's true what they say, the best shoe is a snowshoe. Snowshoeing was a traditional mode of transportation for Indigenous people in Canada, and it's still a practical way to explore Edmonton. This guide will help you find where to rent your snowshoeing gear and which trails to cruise through! Now is the time to dash through the snow and embark on an epic winter adventure or physically distant tour!


Some of the experiences listed here may be offering modified services at this time. Be sure to check the individual business' website for the latest updates! No matter how you explore, continue to practice safe physical distancing, frequent handwashing, and following the guidelines put in place to keep everyone safe.

Where to Rent Snowshoes

Snowshoe Tours

To get the most of our your snowshoeing adventure, River Valley Adventure Co. will be your knowledgeable physically-distant tour guides. They know the best routes and will provide you with fun, historical and insightful information about the area. Don't be surprised if you discover some of Edmonton's locally famous hidden gems. Contact them through their website to make a booking!

Elk Island National Park

More to Explore

Edmonton's river valley is 22x the size of New York's Central Park and looks the most magical in winter. Here are some of the best areas to snowshoe in Edmonton.:

John Janzen Nature Centre - Beside Fort Edmonton (corner of Fox and Whitemud Dr. )
Rundle Park
- 29 St and 113 Ave
Borden Park
- 75 St and 112 Ave
Terwillegar Park
- West end of Rabbit Hill Road
Victoria Park
- 12130 River Valley Rd
William Hawrelak Park - 9930 Groat Road