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William Hawrelak Park

9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K1, Canada
+1 780-496-4000
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Good for what it is

A lovely park bordering the North Saskatchewan River and close to downtown, when they have... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Tony S
too crowded

This park is allright, in a nice location. Fall time: GO ! Wear something warm and comfortable and... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Chanel R
Edmonton, Canada
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9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K1, Canada
+1 780-496-4000
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

A lovely park bordering the North Saskatchewan River and close to downtown, when they have festivals or events there, its a great meeting spot

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This park is allright, in a nice location. Fall time: GO ! Wear something warm and comfortable and go take a walk with your kids, partner, friends, it is nice and romantic and the leaves change to those amazing orange, brown and red tones. It...More

Thank Chanel R
Reviewed 21 September 2016

A great park, really well maintained, small lake with ducks and geese as well as lots of picnic lots. A great place for an afternoon outdoors!

1  Thank joshkrimberg
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's not a very large park, but with a lot of charm! It has a little lake, a playground for kids and is excellent for walking and cycling! Just watch out for the geese, there tend to be a lot of them. They have great...More

Thank Marion J
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's huge park in the river valley with a good size lake with huge open grassy areas. The park has several major festivals & activities throughout the year. It has indoor washrooms, lots of picnic areas, you can't swim in the lake or bring your...More

1  Thank Dj M
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great outdoor park for bikking, skiing in winter, great place for a family picnic or just go for a walk.

Thank Benoit1329
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Wonderful park to have a picnic , bike , walk , tan . Skating in the winter or paddle boats in the summer and also offers different summer venues like rock in the park. The Heritage festival. Interstellar rodeo ( rockfest ) pets in the...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a great park - if you want activity - this is the place to be - tons of place to run - play sports - do photography - hike around - skate in the winter. If you want to picnic - there are large...More

Thank Gomeba
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Symphony under the sky is a wonderful event featuring the Edmonton symphony. The main problem at the park is parking. Get there very early and be prepared for a traffic jam after the event. There is park and ride at the U of A Windsor...More

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Excellent venue that hosts many events every year. This is a very large park and it is rare that a single event uses everything. I do wish that it had more disperse drink offerings in the heat. Bring your own food and water. When there...More

Thank Julie M
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Tanner Y
Can I walk my dog in the park ?
6 May 2017|
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Response from Nadine G | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely if the dog is kept on a leash
What's the parking like at the park during the Silver Skate Festival? We're from out of town.
11 February 2017|
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Response from jay170 | Reviewed this property |
Welcome!! :) Parking can be a problem, but you might get lucky. Alternatively, edmonton transit routes 128 and 130 run past the gates to Hawrelak park. You can also park at the Windsor parking lot ($5) at the university and... More
Can you park overnight here?
5 September 2016|
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Response from Rod R | Reviewed this property |
No you can't