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No smoking or vaping tobacco and cannabis.
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Located on the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River, at the end of 50 Street. Take a moment to explore Edmonton’s River Valley and connect to the largest urban park in Canada.

Features and Facilities

Accessibility

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

Connecting Parks and Green Spaces

To the east you will find Goldstick Park and a footbridge across the river to Rundle Park

To the west you will find Capilano Park

The Goldbar hiking trail that runs alongside the River is an off leash area.

Nearby Facilities and Attractions

Fees

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

Regular Fees

Canopied Picnic Sites

$38.95/hr

Non-canopied Picnic Sites

$29.85/hr

Borden Park Picnic Sites

(all sites canopied, no fire pits or grills onsite)
$29.85/hr

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Sites (link) #1, #9

(all sites non-canopied, reservation includes ball diamond)
$38.95/hr

Additional Fees

Some sites may also offer additional services or permissions which will need to be requested and paid for at the time of booking:

Power Access* 

(Extension cords are recommended for all sites and required at some)
$46.80/site

Vehicle Access* 

(Maximum of 3 vehicles for pick up/drop off use only- parking on Parkland is not permitted)
$46.80/site

Inflatable permission*

$2 million liability insurance required

Sport Field Usage

Varies

*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
Email 311@edmonton.ca

Picnic Site and Event Booking

Telephone

Picnic Site and Gazebo Reservations
780-423-7428

Event Bookings
In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email picnicbookings@edmonton.ca

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