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Kinsmen Park

Explore one of Edmonton's premiere parks

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Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 1.491 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  This is actually a walk that takes you into two parks. Walterdale Park along the riverside and Kinsmen Park.

Walterdale Park is named... more »

Tips:  -Bring some water for the uphill section
-Bring some money to buy snacks at the captivity centre.
-Bring the kids to the newly opened... more »

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Points of Interest

1. The main parking area looking south.

The main parking area looking south at the Kinsmen Activity Centre.

2. The Walter Dale Museum

The Walter Dale Museum is owned and operated by the City of Edmonton. This building is one of a few buildings that explain the life of one of Edmonton's top business persons at the turn of the century.

3. Looking back into the past

What a homestead looked like over 100 years ago

4. Walter Dale Signage

Signage explaining the site

5. Alberta's legislature

The Legislature Building peeking out across the river

6. Kinsmen Tennis Courts

There is lots to do in this park!

7. Pit Stop before the climb

A quick washroom break before heading up the trails

There are some great views just by wandering around the park

9. Junction Point to the trail system

This junction point will take you in pretty much every direction. North across the river, west to Emily Murphy Park, East back to Kinsmen and south up the trail!

10. Kinsmen Park open space

There is room at Kinsmen Park for any activity that you can imagine

11. Switchbacks

You climb a few switchbacks and gain some elevation out of the river valley on paved trails

12. Kinsmen Pitch and Putt

Looking up at the 18 Hole Pitch and Putt course

13. Kinsmen Play Area

A nice play area for the kiddies and a good shot of downtown Edmonton in the distance.

14. Heading back

Start heading down around the Kinsmen centre and the parking lot. Watch out for cars at the bottom!