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

Mayor congratulates community organizers

January 16, 2018

“On behalf of Red Deer City Council and The City of Red Deer, I congratulate the leadership, staff and volunteers of Westerner Park and the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce on their successful bid for the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR)."

The Servus Arena officially opens

January 13, 2018

Blades, not scissors, cut the ribbon today to officially open the Servus Arena, ushering in the start of a new era for Red Deer’s downtown arena.