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Gold Bar Riverside Loop

Walk along the river in beautiful Gold Bar Park

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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.994 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  This very pleasant walk can start from Gold Bar Park parking lot or from the pedestrian bridge. This is a mixed paved/gravel trail,... more »

Tips:  -The gravel path by the river is an off leash area for dogs.

-The paths in Gold Bar Park are also a favourite for bikers, so please ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Entering the park from the Ainsworth Dyer Pedestrian Bridge

The nicest way to enter Gold Bar Park is from the bridge side.

2. Gold Bar Landmark

Plaques describing the creation of the parks system

3. Paved paths

The paved paths in Gold Bar Park are very popular and are shared by walkers, runners and bikers alike.

4. One of many picnic areas

There are more then 30 picnic sites in Gold Bar park.

5. Entering the riverside trail

This gate marks the beginning of the riverside trails. These hard packed gravel trails are in good shape. The City of Edmonton closes the gates in high water conditions. This area by the river is also pet friendly so be aware.

6. Beautiful walk

The trees and the river provide a great spot to relax and take pictures.

7. Hidden picnic spots

There are a few hidden picnic spots along the river trail

8. A view down the path

The trees make for a peaceful walk

9. Water!

The mighty North Saskatchewan flowing past

10. A glimpse of the pedestrian bridge

You can just make out the bridge in the distance

11. Nice picture

Back into the trees

12. Slight climb back up

The trail back to the paved path and the bridge

13. Dog info and the all important poop bags

This is how you know the trail is pet friendly!