Edmonton, Quesnell Bridge to Buena Vista Footbridge

You can walk from the westside to the eastside of Edmonton along both sides of the Saskatchewan River.  There are frequent vehicular and pedestrian bridges allowing you to break up the distance into short 1-2 hour loops.  The following walk starts at the Quesnell Bridge and follows the south bank of the river to the Buena Vista Footbridge and then returns along the north side of the river by the Edmonton Valley Zoo. The City of Edmonton provides excellent online River Valley Trail Maps which can be downloaded onto portable devices.

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Edmonton, Quesnell Bridge to Fort Edmonton Footbridge

You can walk from the westside to the eastside of Edmonton along both side of the Saskatchewan River.  There are frequent vehicular and pedestrian bridges allowing you to break up the distance into short 1-2 hour loops.  The following walk starts on the westside near Fort Edmonton and crosses the newly built Fort Edmonton Footbridge. The City of Edmonton provides excellent online River Valley Trail Maps which can be downloaded onto portable devices.

 

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Oyster River to Salmon Point

DSC02250.jpgAnother excellent walk from Pacific Playgrounds is the trail along the ocean from Oyster River to Salmon Point Resort.  Cross the river on the bridge by the Fisherman’s Pub and take the trail that starts in the Oyster River Nature Park.  The return walk is a little under 8 Km. and takes a little less than 2 hours.  There are pubs at both ends of the trail.

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Saratoga to Miracle Beach

We store our trailer at Pacific Playgound over the winter. The basic storage rate provides for full hookups and includes 2 free nights per month. There are two excellent walks from the campground, both spectacular on a crisp fall day. It takes a little over 2 hours to walk from the campgound to the end of Miracle Beach Provincial Park and back.

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