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Dawson Park is located on the north bank of the river, between 84 Street and 92 Street. The park extends north from the river bank to Jasper Avenue. A unique feature to the park is a gravel path specifically designed to accommodate visually impaired visitors and includes raised wooden edges that can be tapped with a person’s white cane and 7 Braille signs. Other features include multi-use trails, picnic sites and a boat launch.

Hours

Park Hours 5am-11pm
Washroom 9am-9pm

Trail/Park Cautions & Closures

Notifications

Location

Map of 10298 89 Street
10298 89 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

Virtual Tour

Accessibility

  • Curb cuts in parking area
  • Designated parking
  • Paved pathways
  • Picnic areas
  • Safe drop-off/pick up area
  • Washrooms

Amenities

City of Edmonton off-leash areas in neighbourhoods and the river valley. Tips for use, Edmonton animal bylaws and fines for misuse.
Find your way around the river valley with this selection of comprehensive, seasonal trail maps.

Picnic Sites

The Government of Alberta has released a schedule for the reopening of recreation activities, which includes limited outdoor gatherings. But at this time, we will be delaying our March 1st reservation opening date for the River Valley Picnic sites. Until further notice, all picnic sites will remain open only for first-come, first-served use.

Site Map

Picnic Site Details

Dawson Park has 1 picnic site available for reservation during the summer. The park also has 8 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.

Picnic Site Site #1
Capacity 64
Canopied Yes
Tables 8 (6 moveable)
BBQ Pits* Sheltered Grill
Wood Camp Stoves* 0
Washrooms Onsite
Parking 1/2 block
Power
(Additional fees apply)
Yes
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
No
Inflatable Play Equipment Permitted No

* You must supply your own wood

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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