Starting May 28, 2021, alcohol consumption will be permitted at designated picnic sites in select River Valley parks. Look for signage permitting consumption. edmonton.ca/alcoholinparks
The Capilano Footbridge is now open for public access using a temporary detour. A short term closure will be required toward the end of the project to allow for paving of the trail.
The washroom facilities, parking lot and adjacent trails are currently under construction and will be closed until August 2021.
Capilano Park is located on the south side of the river at the end of 50 Street. Its year-round amenities make it an ideal destination for users including snowshoeing and cross-country ski trails in the winter and and a dock along with a hand and boat launch in the summer. There is also a designate off-leash trail and a picnic site that can be booked in advance.
City of Edmonton off-leash areas in neighbourhoods and the river valley. Tips for use, Edmonton animal bylaws and fines for misuse.
Starting May 28, 2021 until October 11, 2021, responsible alcohol consumption will be permitted at 47 picnic sites across 7 River Valley parks. For a list of sites where consumption is permitted visit edmonton.ca/alcoholinparks.
The Government of Alberta has released a schedule for the reopening of recreation activities, which includes limited outdoor gatherings. At this time, picnic site reservation requests will only be accepted for groups of 20 people or fewer.
Capilano Park has 1 picnic site available for reservation during the summer. The park has 10 picnic tables available for drop-in (no fee) use. Additionally, reservation site tables that aren't reserved in advance can be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis.