Parks and Trails

Our beautiful parks and natural green spaces are well-known throughout Alberta. Our parks invite both quiet retreats and action-packed getaways.

Bower Ponds - summer scenery

Bower Ponds

Bower Ponds features a playground overlooking the Red Deer River, a serenity garden and a natural amphitheatre with a covered stage.

Great Chief Park - Fastball 1 field from stands

Great Chief Park

The sports fields at Great Chief Park provide top notch facilities for a variety of sports enthusiasts. From summer to winter, we are home base to various sports user groups in Red Deer.

Maskepetoon Park

Maskepetoon Park

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.

REC - Rotaty Recreation Park Sign

Rotary Recreation Park

Rotary Recreation Park, located in downtown Red deer, is a hub for all things recreation, sport, and culture in Red Deer.

Rotary Picnic Park playground

Rotary Picnic Park

Rotary Park, one of the most popular parks in Red Deer, has something for everyone. Enjoy a BBQ at one of the many picnic tables and fire pits or book the Rotary Park Picnic Shelter for your event or function.

Three Mile Bend

Three Mile Bend – Off Leash Park

Three Mile Bend Recreation Area is a 55 hectare natural area that caters to a variety of outdoor activities. It is located on the North Bank Trail near the Red Deer River.

Discovery Canyon

Discovery Canyon

Discovery canyon is the perfect place for cooling down on a hot summer day!

People walking their dogs at Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park

Oxbows Off Leash Park

The Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park, located at the corner of 19 Street and 40 Avenue, is a 16 hectare site designed exclusively for dogs and their owners.

Heritage Ranch - People horseback riding

Heritage Ranch

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.

News & Notices

Register for Green Deer to win

May 22, 2015

With just three weeks left in the campaign, Red Deer residents interested in beautifying their city are invited to officially register for Green Deer.

Timberstone gas leak creates chaos...

May 21, 2015

Red Deer Emergency Services responded to a low-pressure gas line leak in Timberstone yesterday, which created major traffic backups in the northeast.

Transit Route 6 change effective...

May 21, 2015

The Route 6 – Clearview Ridge / Vanier East bus stops on 67 Street at Carleton Avenue and 30 Avenue at Range Road 272 are being removed due to upcoming construction in the area.