Bower Ponds features a playground overlooking the Red Deer River, a serenity garden and a natural amphitheatre with a covered stage.
Walking Trails and Parks
Our beautiful parks and natural green spaces are well-known throughout Alberta. Our parks invite both quiet retreats and action-packed getaways.
McKenzie Trails Recreation Area is a natural oasis in our City. The area offers many outdoor opportunities and is a great place to have fun surrounded by nature.
Maskepetoon Park is an ecological gem tucked away in the west end of Red Deer. Take a stroll along paths and trails that wind through the forest and marshland.
City Hall Park is an ornamental park located directly west of City Hall. The park hosts 100,000 lights in the Christmas season and 40,000 annuals every year in a variation of colours and patterns in the summer.
An equestrian centre is at the heart of the ranch. Enjoy trail and carriage rides in the summer or sleigh rides in the winter. Other activities include playgrounds, trails, a trout pond and picnic shelter.
Set on almost 122 hectares of protected land within Red Deer city limits, Gaetz Lakes Sanctuary is a refuge for native plants and animals.