Parks & Pathways

Summer Green Shack Programs
Green Shack Programs are Back this Summer for FREE Fun

Looking for fun this summer? Think GREEN! Just find an Edmonton park with that familiar green building and you’ll have an excellent resource for games, crafts, sports and other fun activities. City of Edmonton Summer Green Shack Programs run from July 12 to August 27, 2021. Get active and join
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Fort Saskatchewan Sheep
Visit the Fort Saskatchewan Sheep

The Fort Saskatchewan sheep have returned for 2021! Every year the city of Fort Saskatchewan hosts a herd of sheep throughout city parks to trim the grass. For the city, it’s an eco-friendly way to keep grass trimmed, but for residents and visitors, it’s a fun summer attraction! You can
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Picnic Spots
5 Delightful Picnic Spots in Edmonton

One of the highlights for summer in our family is eating meals outside while enjoying the warm summer breeze. I love picnics because they’re easy meals. Make everyone’s favourite sandwich (peanut butter and jelly is a fave here!). Throw in some snacks veggies, chips, and fruit and off you go.
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Keillor Point
The End of the World is Here in Edmonton

Don’t be alarmed. The actual End of the World isn’t coming — at least not that I’ve been made aware. But you can visit a beautiful lookout in south central Edmonton nicknamed the End of the World. Located in the Belgravia neighbourhood, Keillor Point will be familiar to Edmonton natives
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Beaumaris Lake
5 Great Loop Walking Trails for Families

Before having kids, my husband and I were the epitome of an active couple. We hiked almost every weekend, we trained for a half marathon, we went for long walks and long bike rides. When we had twins a few years ago, we worried it was the end of our
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Dog Off-Leash Parks
Our Top 10 Favourite Off-Leash Dog Parks

Celebrate National Puppy Day with a visit to one of our favourite Edmonton area dog off-leash parks. With all of their cuddly cuteness, we think that every day should be National Puppy Day, but good thing that you don’t need a special reason to visit a dog park. Plus, taking
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Snowshoe Cross Country Ski
Where to Snowshoe and Cross Country Ski in Edmonton: The Ultimate Guide!

With a fresh layer of snow blanketing the ground, it’s a great time to get outside. If you’re looking for places to snowshoe or cross country ski in and around Edmonton, your search stops here. Stretch your legs, enjoy time with your family, and breathe in that fresh winter air.
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Five ways to have an Artful weekend in Edmonton

Who says once you have children, you can’t take in the arts? Festival City, aka Edmonton, has so many great cultural spaces and places for families. Whether you like sampling a rainbow of macaron flavours, a creating art in a major gallery or staying in an arty, design-focused hotel Edmonton
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Tips For Hiking With Kids
5 Tips For Hiking With Kids (And Not Losing Your Mind!)

Ahhhhh, the great outdoors! There’s nothing like it. Fresh air, the sound of birds chirping, seeing the natural beauty. Not to mention, a good walk outdoors provides incredible physical and mental benefits. My husband and I enjoyed hiking as a dating couple, and continue to do so 10 years into
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Explore Lois Hill Provincial Park With Free Nature Tours

Getting outside and exploring is one of the simplest things to do with kids. Kids and adults alike are happier and more balanced when they get their daily dose of sunshine, movement and fresh air. This summer, go explore the Lois Hill Provincial Park with free guided nature tours. Learn
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