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Gold Bar Park is located on the south bank of the river at the end of 50 Street. The park is named after the Gold Bar community it is adjacent to. The community was named after the gravel bars that extend into the North Saskatchewan River where prospectors would pan for gold in the late 1800s. Along with an off-leash area and picnic sites, the park might be best known for its numerous cross-country ski trails in the winter.

Hours

Park Hours 5am-11pm
Pavilion  9am-10pm

Trail/Park Cautions & Closures

Notifications

Location

Map of 10955 50 Street
10955 50 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

Accessibility

  • Limited wheelchair access to washrooms, pathways, and picnic sites including:
    • Curb cuts in the parking area
    • Partially accessible picnic areas, fountains, playgrounds and washrooms 
    • Pathways
    • Safe drop-off and pick-up area

Amenities

City of Edmonton off-leash areas in neighbourhoods and the river valley. Tips for use, Edmonton animal bylaws and fines for misuse.
Information about reserving picnic sites in the city.

Picnic Sites

Reserve a Picnic Site

Site Map

Gold Bar Park has 4 picnic sites available for reservation during the summer. The park has 17 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 Site #2 Site #3 Site #4
Capacity 96 96 48 48
Canopied Yes Yes No No
Tables 12 12 6 6
BBQ Pits* 1 1 1 1
Wood Camp Stoves* 2 1 1 1
Washrooms Pavilion
(1 Block)
Pavilion
(3/4 Block)
Pavilion
(3/4 Blocks)
Pavilion
(1 Block)
Parking 1/2 Block 1 Block 1 1/2 Blocks 1 3/4 Blocks
Power
(Additional fees apply)
No No No No
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
No No No No
Inflatable Play Equipment Permitted No No No No

* You must supply your own wood

Rates

We accept cash, debit, credit (Visa, Mastercard or American Express), or cheque (payable to the City of Edmonton). Minimum 4 hour reservation is required.

Canopied Picnic Sites: $38.95/hr

Non-canopied Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

Borden Park Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

  • All sites canopied, no fire pits or grills onsite

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Sites 1 and 9: $38.95/hr

  • All sites non-canopied, reservation includes ball diamond

Additional Fees

Some sites offer additional services or permissions, you can request and pay for these at the time of booking.

Power Access*: $46.80/site

  • Extension cords are required

Vehicle Access*: $46.80/site

  • Maximum 3 vehicles for pick up/drop off use only
  • Parking not permitted on parkland

Inflatable permission*

  • $2 million liability insurance required

Sport Field Usage

*Additional terms and conditions apply. Please inquire at time of booking.

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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