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Elk Island National Park

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New Elk Island Trail Information

A couple enjoys a fall hike in Elk Island National Park.
© Parks Canada

You are only a click away from some of the best hiking in the Edmonton area!

At Elk Island National Park, we have updated our hiking page and trail descriptions. New maps, images and trail information will make it easy to choose your next hike at Elk Island. Trail distances, average completion times, level of difficulty and significant features allow you to choose the best trail option based on your interest, available time and skill level. New maps and trail head coordinates will even make finding the trail head easy and hassle free.

Visit the  hiking pages now and plan your next adventure in Elk Island National Park!

“You think you Know…” Elk Island National Park?

Autumn Canoeing on Astotin Lake.
© Parks Canada / K. Hogarth

On September 28, 2015 Explore Edmonton released the latest video in their “You Think You Know Edmonton” YouTube video series. This breathtaking video explores Elk Island National Park as seen by local amateur photographer Jeff Wallace. Beautiful lakescapes, wildlife and northern lights are waiting to be discovered! Experience them by video or come and visit us at Elk Island National Park.