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Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, more commonly known as Laurier Park, is located in Edmonton's west end. Situated on the north bank of the river, the park extends from Whitemud Drive in the west to Buena Vista Drive in the east. The park is named after Canada’s eighth Prime Minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Numerous picnic sites, a playground and a recently renewed boat launch are just a few of the amenities for users to enjoy.


Park Hours 5am-11pm
Washroom (Summer) 9am-9pm
Washroom (Winter) Closed

Trail/Park Cautions & Closures


Map of 13221 Buena Vista Road
13221 Buena Vista Road
Edmonton, Alberta


  • Parking stalls
  • Picnic sites - Limited accessibility
  • Walking trails - Limited accessibility
  • Washrooms


Information about reserving picnic sites in the city.
The river is a beautifully serene location to explore by watercraft.

Picnic Sites

Reserve a Picnic Site

Site Map

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park has 9 picnic sites available for reservation during the summer. The park also has 31 tables available for drop-in (no fee) use. Additionally, group reservation site tables that are not reserved in advance can be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Picnic Site Site #1 Site #2 Site #3 Site #4 Site #5 Site #6 Site #7 Site #8 Site #9
Capacity 96 64 96 64 96 112 112 112 48
Canopied Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Tables 12 8 12 8 12 14 14 14 6
BBQ Pits* 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Wood Camp Stoves* 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1
Washrooms 2020 New Building Construction - Washroom will not be accessible. Portable toilets will be available during construction.
Baseball Diamonds** Yes No No No No No No No Yes
Parking*** Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
(Additional fees apply)
No No No No No No No Yes No
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Inflatable Play Equipment Permitted**** No No No No No No Yes Yes No

* You must supply your own wood
** Sites #1 and #9 include the use of the baseball diamond located near the site. The fee is $38.95/hour.
*** Some parking onsite, more parking by the main entrance which is shared by the Zoo.
**** 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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