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William Hawrelak Park

9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K1, Canada
+1 780-496-4000
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Beautiful river valley park in Edmonton

Hawrelak Park is one of my favourite weekend spots. Almost every weekend in the summer I can be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrea W
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Edmonton, Canada
Excellent park

Picnic sites, walking trails, water, paddle boats. Lots to do. Plenty of parking. This park is host... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jilc2012
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Edmonton, Canada
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9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K1, Canada
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"heritage days"
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"heritage festival"
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"ice castles"
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"paddle boats"
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"different cultures"
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"ducks and geese"
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"fly a kite"
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"frozen lake"
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"paved road"
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"ethnic groups"
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"august long weekend"
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"cross country skiing"
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"summer or winter"
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"ice skate"
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"green space"
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"walking trails"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hawrelak Park is one of my favourite weekend spots. Almost every weekend in the summer I can be found walking the trails in the river valley and Hawrelak park is my usual starting point. It's so peaceful down there that you almost forget that you...More

Thank Andrea W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picnic sites, walking trails, water, paddle boats. Lots to do. Plenty of parking. This park is host to festivals and events. It also has washrooms and a boat house. We enjoy this park year round. Lots of trails.

Thank jilc2012
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Lovely Spring day even with snow on the ground. Had a long walk around part of the park (it is huge). Great views of the North Saskatchewan River from many places including the bridge. Lots of people jogging and walking. Beautiful trees too.

Thank invue
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The two of us had a wonderful time here on a crisp clear full moon evening. Didn't know the park was open till 11pm; we thoroughly enjoyed going for a walk, sitting on a bench and viewing a beautiful moon and clear sky. Truly amazing...More

Thank patecake
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

William Hawrelek Park is situated in the middle of Edmonton, accessible from all directions, especially from the University of Alberta. It is open early in the morning until late at night. It offers many bike and walk paths and areas to rent and plan a...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

great place to spend a few hours , we love going there summer or winter there is always something fun to do

Thank larisaguiffe
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very natural setting for a skating pond that is a figure of eight and goes on forever. Building allows you to come inside to warm up and get coffee/hot chocolate and a snack and seats to sit and put on your skates. Also has washrooms....More

Thank judy R
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful experience together with my family and friends! Just make sure to bring your jacket and some heat patches. Specially if you are like me that find it hard to stay in a very cold place. We just stay there for like 15 mins. While...More

Thank Marylou P
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

biggest drawback is inability to park. Public transit is the way to go but it is time consuming. This is particularly difficult in winter months.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I always enjoyed coming to this park and whatever event that is hosted here. There is plenty of fresh air space and lots of places to walk, cycle, play ball, and run around, and to enjoy nature at its finest.

Thank ACDSee
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mshipley2018
19 January 2018|
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Response from Salman S | Reviewed this property |
Dogs and pets are welcome but have to remain on the leash. There is an off-leach area to the south of the park. Please google "Edmonton Off Leash" for a map of off-leash locations in Edmonton.
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cawsey79
30 July 2017|
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Response from Jenn H | Reviewed this property |
No bike rentals. They often do 5 km charity walks within the park which are two laps of the park so to go around once is approximately 2.5 kms
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hotneon96
24 June 2017|
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Response from 17KAG | Reviewed this property |
No. There are horse shoe pits in Sir Wilfred Laurier, Victoria and Rundle Parks
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