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Kinsmen Park is located between the High Level Bridge and Walterdale Road on the south banks of the North Saskatchewan River. The park is adjacent to Queen Elizabeth Park to the east and Emily Murphy to the west, and is home to Kinsmen Sports Centre and Queen Elizabeth Outdoor Pool. The park is named after the Kinsmen Association of Canada, who helped raise money in the community to build the facility in the 1950s and 1960s.


Park Hours 5am-11pm

Trail/Park Cautions & Closures


Map of 9100 Walterdale Hill
9100 Walterdale Hill
Edmonton, Alberta


  • Accessible pathways
  • Curb cuts in parking area
  • Designated parking
  • Partially accessible picnic and playground areas
  • Safe drop-off and pick-up area


There are hundreds of sports fields city-wide ranging from regulation sized fields to school yard rectangular fields.
Find your way around the river valley with this selection of comprehensive, seasonal trail maps.

Picnic Sites

Reserve a Picnic Site

Kinsmen Park has 1 picnic site available for reservation during the summer. 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
BBQ Pits* No
Wood Camp Stoves* No
Washrooms 1 Block at Kinsmen or Queen Elizabeth
Parking 1/2 Block
(Additional fees apply)
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
Inflatable Play Equipment Permitted** Yes

* You must supply your own wood
** Terms and Conditions apply


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

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

TTY 780-944-5555

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