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William Hawrelak Park

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9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K1, Canada
+1 780-496-4000
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Shakespeare in the park festival

Saw the Merchant of Venice at the Heritage Amphitheater June 20-July 16/17. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Great park to visit in Edmonton

This park is one of the main park in Edmonton's river valley, the park is open year round. In the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Phil M
Edmonton, Canada
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9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K1, Canada
+1 780-496-4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Saw the Merchant of Venice at the Heritage Amphitheater June 20-July 16/17. Excellent performance!!! Was the first time I attended this event and I'm looking forward to going good again next year and seeing more than one of the performances.

Thank YUwanderertherer4
Reviewed 4 days ago

This park is one of the main park in Edmonton's river valley, the park is open year round. In the summer its a great place for family picnics, hiking many trails. In winter there are winter activities such skating, cross country skiing.

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 1 week ago

No matter what the season, you can have fun at Hawrelak Park. I grew up in Edmonton and have spent many hours there picnicking, walking the trails, going to concerts, skating and just hanging out on a warm summer day. Always lots of people everywhere...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Named for Edmonton's zaniest (at least most complicated) twentieth century mayor, Hawrelak is not quite a swimming hole, a sports area, a picnic area, and a festival site. Oh, it has great running opportunities and small groups of athletes toss balls there every week, and...More

Thank bobsolomon
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This park is one of my favorites for marathon training. I run laps around the park on a paved road with gorgeous scenery. Clean bathrooms nearby and plenty of parking.

Thank Roy N
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Very nice park located along the river valley accessible all year round. The park offers a large deal of green space around a pond. The large number of geese that take up residence on the pond make it difficult to sit in the grass because...More

Thank Canadianswhotravel16
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Gorgeous park to watch around in the summer and skate in the winter. Great place for a picnic. Would definitely recommend a walk here and through the river valley.

1  Thank Pam D
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I've been to this park a few time and it really is a oasis in the middle of the city. Beautiful area and lots to explore. Was there today and a large portion the the park was fenced off. I'm not sure if there is...More

Thank Jenn H
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is such a wonderful find. Fantastic place to relax or go for a good walk. There are plenty of trails as off shoots as well where you can go for a very long way. Note: bring your bug spray!!

Thank madelaine c
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park in the centre of Edmonton, host to many festivals and activities throughout the year.

Thank BookGrrl75
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Response from 17KAG | Reviewed this property |
No. There are horse shoe pits in Sir Wilfred Laurier, Victoria and Rundle Parks
Tanner Y
6 May 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
why not just follow the rules
11 February 2017|
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Response from jay170 | Reviewed this property |
Welcome!! :) Parking can be a problem, but you might get lucky. Alternatively, edmonton transit routes 128 and 130 run past the gates to Hawrelak park. You can also park at the Windsor parking lot ($5) at the university and... More