Just 35 minutes east of Edmonton lies a natural wonderland open all year long! Spread a blanket and gaze at a starry sky free from city lights or follow the footprints of a bison and learn how this magnificent animal was brought back from near extinction. In addition to being an important refuge for bison, elk and more than 250 bird species, Elk Island National Park is also an oasis of calm for day picnickers and overnight campers alike.

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Hours of operation

Elk Island National Park is open daily all year round. Some services and facilities are open only during the summer season.
Full list of hours of operation

Fees

Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 780-922-5790
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Email: elk.island@pc.gc.ca

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