McKenzie Trails Recreation Area

McKenzie Trails Recreation Area is a natural oasis in our City. The area, which features some of the oldest trees in Waskasoo Park, offers many outdoor opportunities and is a great place to have fun surrounded by nature.
McKenzie Trails Recreation Area

Location

McKenzie Trails Recreation Area is a part of the Waskasoo Park system in north east Red Deer at the end of 45 Avenue. It can be accessed from 55 Street; travel north on 45 Avenue until the road ends.

The Site

The recreation area includes:

  • McKenzie Trails Picnic Shelter -  you can book a shelter online now
  • Playground
  • Paved walking trails
  • Year-round washroom facilities
  • Canoe launch / access to Red Deer River

The McKenzie Trails Recreation Area gates are open from dawn till dusk.

*Please bring your own firewood. Free firewood is not provided.

News & Notices

Red Deerians come together to clean up

June 15, 2018

This year’s city wide spring cleanup program, Green Deer, was a success with volunteers from businesses, community associations, schools, clubs, churches, families and individuals coming together to clean up garbage in our city.

Red Deer hosts 7 Cities conference to...

June 14, 2018

Over 350 delegates from across the country came together in Red Deer this week as The City hosted the 7 Cities conference on housing first and homelessness.

House fire in Johnstone Crossing caused

June 14, 2018

Twenty-one Red Deer Emergency Services (RDES) personnel responded to a fire on Jenner Crescent last night that caused severe damage to two homes.