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Posted June 4, 2021 by Rental Advisors

Hiking and Biking Trails Near You

Fresh air can brighten your mood and strengthen your immune system.

Here in Alberta, we have numerous nature trails perfect for hiking, biking, or a leisurely stroll. If you’re new to the area, we’ve put together a short list of the amazing trails near our rentals.

Red Willow Trail System, St. Albert

This trail system covers 99.5km throughout St. Albert connecting its many parks and neighbourhoods. The St. Albert River Pathway, just 6 minutes from our residents of our Sheridan Drive and St. Albert rentals, is a paved trail. This section of the trail system is 16.7km long and connects with a skate park, water park, and other recreational areas. Enter the trail just behind the St. Albert Centre.

Prince’s Island Park Trails, Calgary

For those living in the Downtown West End of Calgary, Prince’s Island Park is a beautiful parkland with picnic areas, playground, and numerous pathways and hiking trails. The Chevron Learning Pathway, found at the east edge of Prince’s Island Park is a mix of pavement, packed gravel, and wood bridges. Perfect for all experience levels, this path provides opportunities to discover nature. 

Elbow River Pathway, Calgary

For our residents in Calgary’s Beltline, the Elbow River Pathway offers 20.9 km trail for all skill levels. Entering at Lindsay Park, this trail winds along the Elbow River. This trail connects with several others throughout the city. 

Mill Creek Ravine Trail, Edmonton

The Mill Creek Ravine Trail is an approximate 5km loop with a mix of dirt path and footbridges. Stick to the dirt path and only use the staircases to reach the nearby neighbourhoods if necessary. For residents in Kiniski Gardens, parking is available along the Mill Creek parkland on Kulawy Drive NW.  This beautiful stretch follows along the ravine through woods, open greenspace, and over footbridges.

River Valley Riverside Trail, Edmonton

Enjoy a nearly 4km trek around the perimeter of the Riverside Golf Course. Residents of our Riverdale rentals can easily access the Rowland Parking lot. From here, you can follow the dirt path under the blue Dawson Bridge and continue in a loop along the North Saskatchewan River. Combining elevation with paved paths, you’ll see breathtaking views of the city.