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Government House Park Walk

A stroll through a riverside park

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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.621 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  Just below Alberta Government House and the Royal Provincial Museum is a ribbon of green that takes people into Government House Park ... more »

Tips:  -The paved trails are gently sloped, so it is a nice place to bring small kids in strollers
-The hillsides along the path are a great... more »

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Points of Interest

1. The paved trails leading into Government House Park

The gentle slope and paved trail makes it easy for famililes to enjoy this park

2. Lookout point, Government House Park

The first of three lookout points in this park

3. Looking west

Looking west from the lookout at the Groat Bridge

4. The North Saskatchewan River

You are right in the river valley in this park

5. Picnic read overlooking the river

Nice elevated spot for a picnic.

6. Looping back

You can see right into downtown

7. Construction is cutting off part of the park right now

Improved access, parking and amenities soon!

8. Looking down from the hillside

One nice feature of this park are the hillsides just up from the main trail.