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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.
For more information on picnic site reservations including rates, cancellations and rescheduling, please see Picnic Sites.
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|
|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.|
(Additional fees apply)
(Additional fees apply)
|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
Some sites offer additional services or permissions, you can request and pay for these at the time of booking.
Power Access*: $46.80/site (Not currently available)
Vehicle Access*: $46.80/site (Not currently available)
Inflatable permission* (Not currently available)
*Additional terms and conditions apply. Please inquire at time of booking.
Locations marked with an asterisk (*) have winterized picnic sites available for reservation during the off season.
Please note: parking in Emily Murphy Park is limited due to ongoing construction on Groat Road.
Emily Murphy Park Picnic Sites
Reservable Sites: currently not available
Drop-in Use: 12 picnic tables
Jackie Parker Park Picnic Sites
Reservable Sites: sites 3,5 and 6
Drop-in Use: 31 picnic sites
New building construction starting March 2020. Washrooms will not be accessible. Portable toilets will be available during construction.
Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Picnic Sites
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