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Sherwood Park - Hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Sherwood Park Statistics

What are the activities at Sherwood Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Sherwood Park?

Sherwood Park is a large hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County that is recognized as an urban service area. It is located adjacent to the City of Edmonton's eastern boundary, generally south of Highway 16 (Yellowhead Trail), west of Highway 21 and north of Highway 630 (Wye Road). Other portions of Sherwood Park extend beyond Yellowhead Trail and Wye Road, while Highway 216 (Anthony Henday Drive) separates Refinery Row to the west from the balance of the hamlet to the east. Sherwood Park was established in 1955 on farmland of the Smeltzer family, east of Edmonton. With a population of 68,782 in 2015, Sherwood Park has enough people to be Alberta's seventh largest city, but technically retains the status of a hamlet. The Government of Alberta recognizes the Sherwood Park Urban Service Area as equivalent to a city.

Sherwood Park is a beautiful and unique park located in the heart of Alberta. The park is home to a variety of different wildlife, including deer, coyotes, and rabbits. Visitors can enjoy a number of activities in the park, including hiking, biking, and fishing. The park also features a number of beautiful lakes, which make for a perfect spot to relax and take in the natural beauty of the area.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-113.2957355
53.5411916

What are the coordinates and address of Sherwood Park?

Sherwood Park
Sherwood Park, AB, Canada

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Starting Point

The trails at the Sherwood Park in Alberta can be accessed from the parking lot on Wye Road.

Why visit Sherwood Park

The Sherwood Park in Alberta is a great place to visit because it has a lot of different activities to do. There are trails for hiking and biking, a golf course, a playground, and a lake where you can go fishing or swimming. The park is also close to the city of Edmonton, so you can visit the city's attractions too.

Is Sherwood Park in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

Sherwood Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities and events to keep everyone entertained, and the community is welcoming and friendly.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Sherwood Park in Alberta are hiking and biking on the trails in the park, fishing in the many lakes and ponds, and playing disc golf. A bref description not to be missed would be the beautiful scenery and nature that can be found in the park.

-Visit the Strathcona County Museum and Archives for a glimpse into the area's history.

-Explore the Sherwood Park Farmer's Market for fresh produce, baked goods, and local crafts.

-Take a walk or bike ride through the parklands at Fort Edmonton Park.

-Visit the Elk Island National Park for wildlife viewing opportunities.

-Check out the Art Gallery of Strathcona County for exhibitions by local and international artists.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Chair - This hidden cafe is located in a restored heritage home in Sherwood Park. They serve up fresh, made-from-scratch breakfast and lunch items.

2. The Local Eatery - This funky little cafe is located in a renovated gas station in Sherwood Park. They serve up fresh, made-from-scratch breakfast, lunch, and dinner items.

3. The Grille at Broadmoor Golf Club - This hidden gem is located on the grounds of the Broadmoor Golf Club in Sherwood Park. They serve up fresh, made-from-scratch breakfast, lunch, and dinner items.

4. The Boiler House Bistro - This hidden bistro is located in an old boiler house in Sherwood Park. They serve up fresh, made-from-scratch breakfast and lunch items.

5. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - This popular steakhouse chain has a location in Sherwood Park. They serve up fresh, made-from-scratch steakhouse classics.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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