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Riverside/Rowland Road Loop

Treat yourself to one of the most peaceful walks in the entire river valley.

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Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 1.926 miles
Duration: Less than 1 hour
Family Friendly

Overview :  One of the best walks in the river valley lies at the end of Rowland Road. You enter the trail by descending a series of stairs which... more »

Tips:  -Bring water for the climb up
-Enjoy the peace and quiet in the trees
-Bring a camera of you want some pictures of under the Capilano ... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Trail access point at the end of Rowland Road

There is good access to this trail head and the staircase down to the trail.

2. The view looking east

The view from the staircase looking east across the Capilano Bridge and down the river valley.

3. Under the Capilano Bridge

Ever wonder what it looks like under the Capilano Bridge? Here it is. The trail under the bridge connects Capilano Park with the Riverside Trail.

4. Emergency Phone

A City of Edmonton emergency phone location.

5. Heading down the trail

Nice paved trail into the trees

6. Overlooking the North Saskatchewan River

This trail is high up the bank, so you get fantastic views as you walk along.

7. Winding through the trees

favorite part of the walk

8. Lookout from the bridge

Nice viewpoints from this bridge.

9. Picnic areas

There are a few quiet spots for lunch

10. The Forest Heights Pedestrian Bridge

All too soon, we are heading back

A garden along the road back.