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Kinnaird Park/Highlands Hiking Trail

Come explore Kinnaird Park and the river valley

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Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 2.734 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This hike takes begins by Concordia University College of Alberta, down the connecting trail system to the western side of the... more »

Tips:  -Bring some water
-Bring a camera to capture downtown shots as it comes into view

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Points of Interest

1. Down the 1st set of stairs

There is a junction point here at the bottom of the stairs. You can keep climbing down the stairs to get to the Highlands Hiking Trail or head right and go into Kinnaird Park.

2. Heading down

The stairs heading down to the path behind the golf course

3. Highlands Golf Club looking west

A quick look at the Highlands Golf Club

4. Golf Course road under the bridge

Cross the road and pass through the gates to access the trail

5. Under the bridge

The view from under the Capilano Bridge. To the right is the continuation of the Highlands Hiking Trail

6. The Capilano Bridge

Looking south from the trail

7. Walking along the trail

This riverside trail is in great condition.

8. Downtown Edmonton around the corner

A good shot of downtown, thunderstorm moving in.

9. Trail gates into Kinnaird

Here is the entrance into Kinnaird. The City closes these gates and the trail in high water conditions.

10. A City of Edmonton Emergency Phone

One of the 19 Emergency Phone locations in Edmonton's parks

11. Braile trail sign

There are braille trail signs scattered in this park and Dawson park.

12. A shot of downtown from Kinnaird Park

Lots of great shots of the city from Kinnaird Park

13. Taken from the trail

Downtown and the gravel paths with the raised wooden rails fro the blind.

14. Construction!

Trail is closed at this point due to major construction. It will reopen soon!

15. The climb up and out of the park

It is a nice slow upward climb out of Kinnaird Park on paved trails