The heartbeat of Edmonton is our glorious river valley, and it's easy to see why. Stretching right through downtown, this expanse of urban parkland is the largest in North America; and that’s just the beginning. Discover a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts that offers an abundance of activities, whether it's winter, summer or any season in between. Your Edmonton adventure starts here.
Get out to the great outdoors
Skating, snowshoeing, canoeing, helicopter tours and more. Get out there and explore Edmonton's outdoor attractions!
Camp. Kayak. Hike. Snowshoe. Repeat.
Let our blog be your guide for the best ways to connect with nature in Edmonton, whether it's 30 degrees above or below.
Edmonton Explored: Best Hikes & Walks
Nature is calling! Let local adventurer, Connie Smart, be your guide to Edmonton's best hikes and walks. Hear the hoot of a wise old owl, the chitter chatter of a chipmunk or the splash of a beaver in a nearby stream as you explore North America's largest stretch of urban parkland.