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Forum: Parks and Recreation

Edmonton is a city of parks, including the longest urban park in North America threading through the North Saskatchewan river valley. There are hundreds of parks and recreation areas in the metro region, and this forum offers the opportunity to discuss them, suggest improvements, raise concerns and spread the word.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Handy tips for getting the most of out YOUR River Valley!

    Started by DanC, 11-08-2006 01:17 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,322
    11-08-2006, 01:17 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why is there a River Valley Forum?

    Started by RichardS, 01-08-2006 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,239
    01-08-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Outdoor Running Tracks

    Started by TheGreatestX, 15-08-2017 10:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 140
    16-08-2017, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  2. Nicest roads to take to Drumheller?

    Started by alkeli, 02-08-2017 01:33 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 529
    14-08-2017, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  3. Alex Decoteau Park - 105st and 102ave

    Started by IanO, 30-09-2010 10:48 AM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 724
    • Views: 58,712
    08-08-2017, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  4. River Valley Mechanized Access/Funicular | Under Construction

    Started by Barry N, 07-04-2015 12:14 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 702
    • Views: 33,214
    08-08-2017, 02:35 PM Go to last post
  5. Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

    Started by The_Cat, 03-08-2017 11:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 245
    04-08-2017, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  6. Riverfest 2017 - Sept 15/17

    Started by IanO, 09-05-2017 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 710
    26-07-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  7. Norquest Quad | 102 And 107 St

    Started by Stevey_G, 14-07-2017 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 225
    14-07-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  8. Outdoor Workout Area

    Started by EdmontonDenizen, 16-05-2013 01:39 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 7,827
    04-07-2017, 09:43 PM Go to last post
  9. End of the World | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 20-06-2017 08:55 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 662
    27-06-2017, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  10. Kinistin‚w Park - Quarters

    Started by IanO, 03-01-2017 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,613
    23-06-2017, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  11. Naturalizing non-native plants

    Started by KC, 03-03-2016 06:59 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,778
    28-05-2017, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  12. Best backyard plants to attract birds

    Started by KC, 07-06-2016 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,062
    25-05-2017, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  13. Louise McKinney Park

    Started by booster, 28-02-2008 08:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 21,736
    23-05-2017, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  14. My "backyard"

    Started by IanO, 16-05-2017 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 1,839
    18-05-2017, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  15. Red panda at zoo

    Started by booster, 19-09-2011 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,140
    12-05-2017, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  16. Borden Park- Natural Swimming Experience

    Started by 240GLT, 09-09-2013 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 3,919
    14-04-2017, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  17. University of Alberta Botanic Gardens

    Started by tkoe, 07-04-2017 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 570
    08-04-2017, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  18. Feds to put $47.8 million into Ft. Edmonton Park

    Started by ralph60, 04-03-2017 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 899
    06-03-2017, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Edmonton Central Park

    Started by Stevey_G, 27-11-2015 10:01 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 218
    • Views: 15,961
    23-02-2017, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  20. Elk Island Park

    Started by Jasper, 21-12-2010 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,310
    07-02-2017, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  21. Share your vision for the future of Dawson Park

    Started by IanO, 16-01-2017 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 502
    16-01-2017, 05:57 PM Go to last post
  22. Mill Creek restoration

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 28-03-2015 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,062
    09-01-2017, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  23. Boat Docks and Launches

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 23-06-2015 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,326
    01-11-2016, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  24. Illegal removal of trees

    Started by B.ike, 22-10-2016 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 514
    22-10-2016, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  25. Edmonton Ski Club Master Plan

    Started by seamusmcduffs, 21-05-2015 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 4,332
    05-10-2016, 12:51 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,332
    18-08-2016, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  26. Laurier Park Redo

    Started by IanO, 30-04-2014 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,501
    27-07-2016, 09:49 AM Go to last post
  27. Fort Edmonton to close for two years

    Started by ralph60, 03-07-2015 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,565
    08-07-2016, 11:52 PM Go to last post
  28. The Future of Queen Elizabeth Park

    Started by IanO, 17-04-2012 08:54 AM
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 6,021
    13-06-2016, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  29. 104 Street pocket park - opens Dec 18/15

    Started by IanO, 04-12-2014 10:17 AM
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 3,032
    30-05-2016, 08:32 PM Go to last post
  30. Slide The City coming to Edmonton Jul 18

    Started by nobleea, 19-01-2015 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 3,289
    18-05-2016, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  31. Pedestrian ferry | Proposed

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 24-04-2016 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 1,803
    03-05-2016, 01:03 PM Go to last post
  32. Sherp atv

    Started by KC, 25-03-2016 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,180
    26-03-2016, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  33. New beach and wading area - Hawrelak park

    Started by kkozoriz, 21-02-2013 01:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 9,716
    01-03-2016, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  34. Smoking ban in parks?

    Started by KC, 28-04-2010 11:25 PM
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 6,840
    19-02-2016, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  35. Cross Country Skiing

    Started by Bodmanza, 24-11-2015 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,351
    09-12-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  36. COE - Recreation Network Meeting - Oct 28, 2015

    Started by IanO, 13-10-2015 02:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,200
    13-10-2015, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  37. Opening of Clareview arena delayed to 2014

    Started by TerryH, 31-03-2013 11:59 PM
    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 4,836
    02-09-2015, 07:55 AM Go to last post
  38. Nicest Picnic Locations Centrally Located

    Started by Bodmanza, 23-06-2015 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,994
    09-07-2015, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  39. Black Bear Spotted in River Valley

    Started by The_Cat, 25-06-2015 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,199
    30-06-2015, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  40. Coronation Park aerial view

    Started by KC, 20-10-2010 08:29 AM
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,727
    18-06-2015, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  41. The Edmonton Urban Coyote Project

    Started by Paul Turnbull, 28-10-2014 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,831
    16-04-2015, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  42. Abandoned Strathcona Science Park

    Started by cnr67, 15-03-2010 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 44
    • Views: 11,221
    19-03-2015, 04:39 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,532
    13-01-2015, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  43. Central McDougall - New park space

    Started by IanO, 04-09-2014 02:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,474
    05-09-2014, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  44. Top 10 Edmonton Playgrounds

    Started by LanceB, 20-06-2014 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,973
    26-06-2014, 12:02 PM Go to last post
  45. Build a large artificial "beach" in the River Valley

    Started by KC, 27-07-2007 12:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 130
    • Views: 21,572
    16-06-2014, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  46. River Access Strategy Survey

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 01-05-2014 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 4,521
    04-06-2014, 10:52 AM Go to last post
  47. Edmonton tree map

    Started by 24karat, 13-05-2014 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,710
    14-05-2014, 06:22 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,644
    06-05-2014, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  48. Park revitalizations. What would you do?

    Started by KC, 13-06-2012 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,558
    26-04-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  49. Pull-Up Bars in Edmonton

    Started by Ray, 15-01-2014 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,287
    26-01-2014, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  50. Green spaces boosts wellbeing

    Started by KC, 26-04-2013 11:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,539
    14-01-2014, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  51. Great city walks, hikes & bikes

    Started by 240GLT, 13-01-2014 09:38 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,661
    14-01-2014, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  52. Viewpoint Park upgrades

    Started by 240GLT, 08-11-2013 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 2,968
    25-11-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  53. Future Parks - rethinking design, etc

    Started by KC, 15-11-2013 03:59 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,459
    15-11-2013, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  54. Poll Poll: river-valley tours by cable car

    Started by grish, 05-07-2006 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 6,885
    29-10-2013, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  55. Riverbanks need protection, says city report

    Started by DebraW, 30-08-2007 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,315
    08-10-2013, 12:38 AM Go to last post
  56. EFCL Centennial Project

    Started by IanO, 07-10-2013 09:48 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,515
    07-10-2013, 09:53 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,667
    30-09-2013, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  57. Small creek in Govt. House park

    Started by newtocan, 21-09-2013 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,955
    23-09-2013, 01:45 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,713
    20-09-2013, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  58. Gold prospectors try their luck in... Edmonton?

    Started by TerryH, 17-09-2013 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,507
    17-09-2013, 07:54 PM Go to last post
  59. River Valley Trails Signage

    Started by newfangled, 29-09-2011 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,070
    29-08-2013, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  60. Sandless Parks in Edmonton...

    Started by can.dis, 24-04-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,604
    11-08-2013, 05:41 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 75
    • Views: 8,250
    10-08-2013, 06:05 PM Go to last post
  61. Rundle Park Boat Dock

    Started by dnproulx, 19-07-2013 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,953
    25-07-2013, 01:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,895
    15-07-2013, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  62. Push on to build river valley canal

    Started by Sonic Death Monkey, 09-07-2013 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,369
    13-07-2013, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  63. Wet weather and erosion close some Edmonton trails

    Started by TerryH, 12-07-2013 02:50 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,539
    12-07-2013, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  64. Lost Creeks and Wetlands of Edmonton

    Started by Foolworm, 10-05-2013 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,497
    17-05-2013, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  65. Mayor wants more boats on river

    Started by IanO, 07-07-2006 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 95
    • Views: 16,430
    12-05-2013, 11:45 AM Go to last post
  66. Inflatable boats

    Started by KC, 02-05-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,030
    07-05-2013, 12:33 AM Go to last post
  67. Big Island-Woodbend Wilderness

    Started by ralph60, 15-04-2013 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,785
    23-04-2013, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,543
    08-04-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  68. River Valley Zip Line///////

    Started by cnr67, 13-02-2013 05:19 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,725
    14-02-2013, 11:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,774
    21-12-2012, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  69. RIP Ghost glacier.

    Started by Replacement, 02-09-2012 12:38 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 6,740
    05-10-2012, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  70. Extending that summer feeling - street trees, etc.

    Started by KC, 22-09-2012 05:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,475
    22-09-2012, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  71. Moved: Beach on the North Saskatchewan

    Started by RichardS, 18-09-2012 10:21 AM
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  72. Edmonton hiking trails?

    Started by thrghbred<3, 23-08-2012 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,197
    27-08-2012, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  73. Best Beach???

    Started by TheGreatestX, 05-08-2012 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,906
    21-08-2012, 09:13 AM Go to last post

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