Government House Park Walk is a 4.7 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Edmonton, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.7 km
76 m

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running





wild flowers



off trail

Just below Alberta Government House and the Royal Provincial Museum is a ribbon of green that takes people into Government House Park and the river's edge. Government House was built in 1913, and was home to Alberta's Lieutenant Governor. Now it plays host to many high level government guests and events. The historical significance of Government House is fostered by the Government House Foundation, consisting of 12 volunteers appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The Royal Alberta Museum was originally opened in 1967 as the Provincial Museum of Alberta. On May 24, 2005, the name of the museum was changed to the Royal Alberta Museum when Queen Elizabeth II graciously consented to assign the designation 'Royal' to the Museum during her visit for the Alberta Centennial. It is one of the top tourist destinations in the area. It is a beautiful building and there are plans in place to build a new museum downtown, so enjoy the current museum while you can. There is parking right at the park itself and there are lookout points and picnic areas scattered the length of the park. If you carry on down the trail system, you will enter the MacKinnon Ravine Park and Buena Vista Park and trail system. Heading back there is construction happening currently to improve access and amenities in the park. This should be complete by seasons end. Government House Park is a nice park for a visit and is a great place to relax on a hillside overlooking the river.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Great for a beginner. No too long and on the way back there was a little bit of an incline.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

road biking
Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017