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Strathcona Science Park

Park centre loop walk

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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 0.994 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  The Strathcona Science Park is the only Provincial park in the River Valley Alliance park system. Over the past century, this area has... more »

Tips:  -Camera
-No garbage collection, so please carry your garbage out

Stay up to date with the River Valley Alliance and our plans to... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Main walkway from parking lot

The view of the Science Park from the parking lot. Four building and a large picnic area are nearby.

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3. Picnic Area

The very large picnic area. Very pleasant and quiet.

4. Paved paths

There are a number of paved trails in the park

5. Valley View

Due to the elevation of the Science Park, you get fantastic views of Rundle Park, Edmonton and the river valley.

6. Downtown

Another shot from the Science Park

7. Elevation change

You start heading down at this point in the trail. You can still head back tot he main buildings to avoid this.

8. North Sask River

So many sights!

9. Old staircase and trail

These stairs take you to a lookout point which is overgrown currently, but it also offers an alternate path through the trees before connecting back to the main trail.

10. View from gravel trail

You can still get a view of the valley if you try

11. Gravel path

The alternate path

12. Paved trail

This paved trail starts to loop back to the starting point, but you can see some additional picnic sites and viewpoints up the hill.