Strathcona County trails and parks
Trail mapThis guide shows the trail system parks within Strathcona County. Use the map features below to plan your route and filter by trail surface type, park amenities and subdivisions.
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Cycle mapThis guide provides information on featured routes along with 287 km of trails in Sherwood Park. Explore new routes and make your bike ride a little more interesting by visiting points of interest along the way.
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Cycle Map featured routes
1. Bee’s Knees Permanent link to Bee’s Knees
Route Distance: 3.9 km
Single loop trail that will take you through Centennial Park, past the legacy forest and pollinator habitat. As you ride past Lakeland and Sherwood Drive, you are also on part of the TransCanada trail. Stop at the benches and lookout points along the wetlands to watch for waterfowl. Check out the video of Trina and Megan from Hodges and Mohr Realty Group as they experience the trail.
2. Emerald Hills Escapade Permanent link to Emerald Hills Escapade
Distance: 5.4 km
A looped trail that passes green space, water and more, including the Emerald Hills Leisure Centre and Regional Park. Cycle to the pool for a fun recreational swim. Stop and admire the public art in front of the Emerald Hills Sport Pavilion.
3. East West is Best Permanent link to East West is Best
Distance: 5.0 km
A fun trail that will take you to the BMX Bike Skills Park, featuring dirt ramps, rock boulders and logs. Enjoyable for all ages and skill levels. View public art at the Fire Station 6 and RCMP station. Take a side trip to the Clover Bar Ranch Spray Park.
4. Swan Sentry Permanent link to Swan Sentry
Distance: 5.1 km (Gentle Hills)
This point-to-point trail takes you through the quiet neighbourhoods of Summerwood to Regency Park. The trail will take you past the Something Fishy loop. You will pass playgrounds, fields and wetlands. Just off this route is the Heritage Hills Children’s Pump Track.
5. Something Fishy Permanent link to Something Fishy
Distance: 2.4 km (Gravel Sections)
This unique looped trail features some gravel and boardwalk terrain. Interpretative signage, benches and lookout points along the route make for a fun family learning experience for all ages. Look close along the trail to spot the fish ladder!
6. Muskrat Marvel Permanent link to Muskrat Marvel
Distance: 2.0. km
This short looped trail is serene and boasts a large green space for a picnic or place to enjoy a quiet book on your travels. Interpretative signage provides an educational experience.
7. Greengrove Groove Permanent link to Greengrove Groove
Distance: 4.1 km
This looped route features parking and washrooms at the Glen Allan Recreation Complex. Along the route you will find four playgrounds, shale trails through forested areas and many picnic tables and benches. Stop and use the outdoor fitness behind the Glen Allan Elementary School.
8. Island Adventure Permanent link to Island Adventure
Distance: 5.3 km (Gravel Sections)
This trail incorporates Nottingham Blvd and loops back around to Strathcona Athletic Park. The island, which was constructed in the 1980’s, features a fun playground and outdoor fitness equipment, as well as a gravel trail circling around the island.
9. Heritage Mile Permanent link to Heritage Mile
Distance: 2.5 km
Cycle through Strathcona County’s humble past including Lord Strathcona, Smeltzer House interpreative signage and public art, the Ottewell homestead, the Lendrum Sisters, and memorial trees. Jaunt across Broadmoor Blvd to see the covered bridge in Woodbridge Lake Park.
10. Broadmoor Lake Park Permanent link to Broadmoor Lake Park
Distance: 3.0 km
Start at Broadmoor Lake Park and make your way to Herb Belcourt Park. This scenic trail includes interpretative signage and several pieces of public art. Let the kids cool down in the RE/MAX Spray Park and Playground. Pedal down to the Prairie Walk to Community Centre, Gallery@501, and Library. Check out the video of Broadmoor Lake Park's trail!
Strathcona County Regional Trail
This 22 kilometer section of trail in Strathcona County is part of the regional trail system along the North Saskatchewan River. The entire regional trail system is 88 kilometres, connecting Devon to Sturgeon County.
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