Parks & Trails East of Edmonton

Explore 1000+ km of trails at 100+ Provincial Parks, Campgrounds & Natural Areas. These trails are full of natural beauty just waiting to be explored. No matter whether you’re out on the trails every weekend or if you’re starting out, you can easily find dozens of hiking trails for every skill and mobility level.
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Morning by the Lake

Peaceful morning in Cold Lake Alberta Marina with beautiful flowers and beautiful views....

Just Waiting on the train

Just waiting on the train in Smoky Lake Alberta; we could be here awhile. -AlbertaAdventurerFamily...

Country Barn

This photo was taken east by Two Hills. Beautiful sky, barn and crop!...

Fly high Vegreville

A remembrance of the time of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 11 flags are half...

Tower of Ba-bales

It’s fun up there! - Lorna Guihawan, Vegreville Corn Maze, Vegreville, Alberta...


Showing the love and joying the nature on the red chair in Elk Island...


Fun Things to Do on a Boating in Elk Island...


Back to history in Ukraine Cultural Heritage Village and respect the status....

Donalda Sticker Station

Zariah and Sumatra collect their stickers and visit the World’s Largest Lamp in Donalda, Ab....

Donalda Irises

Flowers from the garden at the World’s Largest Lamp in Donalda...


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Regional Ski Hills

Long Lake Ski Area

10 am to 4:30 pm Offering 13 downhill & snowboarding runs with a rope tow & T-bar lifts. Ski equipment rentals. Designated tobogganing area. Snowmaking, cafeteria, ski & snowboard lessons. 1-866-576-2161

Valley Ski Hill

Southwest of Alliance, set in the beautiful Battle River Valley come and enjoy the fun with your whole family. All trails are patrolled by qualified Ski Patrol offering excellent terrain for skiers and snowboarders from beginner to expert. 780-879-2106

Kinosoo Ridge Snow Resort

East of Cold Lake. Kinosoo Ridge has served as North Eastern Alberta’s premiere downhill ski facility for 35 years. There are 13 runs of varied skiing ability, tubing and terrain parks.  780-594-5564

Mount Joy Snow Resort

Visit this family friendly ski and snowboard resort only twenty minutes southwest of Lloydminster. New runs added, impressive terrain and affordable prices for the whole family to enjoy. 780-745-2547

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Cooking Lake/Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area
4 staging areas that act as trailheads within the 97 sq km of total trail network for hiking, cycling, equestrian, dog sledding, snowshoeing, skating, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing (100 km groomed trails, 60 km non-groomed). Host site of the Canadian Birkebeiner.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre
Rent complete x-country ski and snowshoe equipment for all ages. Ski lessons are available along with waxing services, food concession and lounge area. 12 km of groomed & track set trails. 16 km E of Sherwood Park.

Vermilion Provincial Park
hometown of x-country skiing Olympic Gold Medalist Beckie Scott. Enjoy 15 km of groomed trails. Contact Vermilion Nordic Ski Club at 780-853-5985.

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