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Elk Island National Park

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Address: via Highway 16 East, Edmonton, Alberta T8L 2N7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-922-5790
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Close to Edmonton, a lot of bisons and nature.Really reminded me of my home country Latvia except for bisons

The park is located close to Edmonton and as i happened to stay in east Edmonton it was perfect location for me as it took only around 40 minutes to get there.It's a perfect... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hubby and I decided to go for a drive in the country. We got to elk island park and we were going to just drive through looking at the scenery BUT!..... you have to Pay to drive through... no other provincial park do you have to pay just to drive through... ridiculous! I'm not paying just to drive through the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is located close to Edmonton and as i happened to stay in east Edmonton it was perfect location for me as it took only around 40 minutes to get there.It's a perfect escape from urban areas, with gravel roads,lakes,forests and animals.It didn't took long to spot the first bisons and one of them started to cross the road... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was amazed yo see bisons. I expected to have to look for a couple hours to see one bison, but I was wrong. Hundreds of bisons grazing. Awesome thing to do less than an hour from Edmonton

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't think people realize what a great place Elk Island is. It can be so much fun, there's hiking, camping, canoeing, biking, golfing oh and don't forget to visit the bison.

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Thank Brett K
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

40 minute drive from Edmonton. This place is pretty cool! There are lots of wildlife to see from bisons, beavers, deer, etc. Lots of hiking/biking trails and picnic areas. Its a really cool place. There is a national park fee to get in. For two adults was $15. Just be careful where you are stepping. Lots of "patties" Remember to... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just don't go there. Nothing to do in this place. No food available in summer worst place to take your family unless you hate them. This place should be eased from the map hahaha. But if you don't believe me go there and enjoy wasting gas, time and money and getting nothing in return. Good place to get high and... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got to see some bisons and a fox. Good to take a walk. Beautiful lakes. Would visit the park again in a future.

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Killarney, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While driving across the country you end up in really random places from time to time...especially when needing to pee! We saw a sign for Elk Island National Park and although not on our plan to stop we were making good time while on route from Llyodminster to Edmonton so we decided to take a quick drive to try and... More 

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Thank Krystle M
Curitiba, PR
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to go with kids, nature, information and fun for them. There is a camping there too and you can spend the night.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

If you need a place to take the family for walk or hike. Elk island is a fun stop and it is relaxing.

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