Where are the Parks and Trails in Wood Buffalo?

Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ronsaunders47/3522120526/The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is an area with an emphasis on the outdoors. Plenty of parks and trails are found throughout the area for residents to enjoy. Here's a list of some of the best choices in the Wood Buffalo area for different activities.

Parks and Outdoor Areas for Sports

If you're looking for a park or area with basketball courts, ball diamonds, soccer fields, outdoor boarded rinks and other sports activities these are your best choices.

  • Father Beauregard & Centre Boreal School Sites - Abasand
  • Ecole Dickensfield & Sister Mary Phillips School - Dickinsfield
  • Reidel Street next to Boys & Girls Club - Downtown
  • Father Mercredi Community Field - Thickwood
  • Timberlea & St Anne School Sites - Timberlea
  • Wood Buffalo Park - Wood Buffalo
  • Gregoire Park - Gregoire
  • Ross Hennigar Park - Thickwood
  • Syncrude Athletic Park - Timberlea
  • J. Howard Pew Park - Waterways
  • St. Gabriel School/Hinge Bay - Thickwood
  • Waterways Community Park - Waterways
  • MacDonald Island Park - Downtown
  • Timberlea Community Park - Timberlea

Parks with a Boat Launch

Two parks in the Wood Buffalo area provide boat launches and they are:

  • Snye Park - Downtown
  • Sitskaw Park - Waterways

Skateboard Parks

Three parks in the Wood Buffalo area provide a place for skating fun. They include:

  • Simons & Lucas Park - Abasand
  • Casselman Lush Memorial Skate Park (Borealis Park) - Downtown
  • Syncrude Athletic Park - Timberlea

Spray Parks

When the warmer weather comes around it's nice to know where the spray parks are found. Here are the five choices:

  • Grayling Terrace Park - Greyling Terrace
  • Lakewood Park - Timberlea
  • J. Howard Pew Park - Waterways
  • Wood Buffalo Park - Wood Buffalo
  • Beacon Hill Spray Park - Beacon Hill

Parks with Running Tracks and Area Trails

If you want to enjoy a running track or one of the area trails, the best choices are:

  • Timberlea Community Park - Timberlea (Also includes a Javelin Pitch)
  • Composite High School Site (Corless Field) - Downtown
  • Father Mercedi Community Field - Thickwood
  • Birchwood Trails - Fort McMurray

All of these choices give you plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. The Birchwood Trails provide over 130 kilometres of maintained trails and all of these parks provide plenty of different outdoor activities.

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