While some natural areas may still be accessible to people to enjoy and find some respite in during the pandemic, please remember to follow the Government of Alberta’s requirements and restrictions for mandatory isolation, gathering restrictions and how you can help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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Stroll through boreal forest on the Beaver Hills Biodiversity trail

Beaver Hills Biodiversity Trail

Stroll this Strathcona County trail and experience boreal woodlands, wildlife and wetlands; the best the Biosphere has to offer.

Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area

Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area

With approximately 170 km of trails, this area provides a multitude of year-round, day-use, recreational opportunities for visitors.

A natural wonderland at the heart of the Beaver Hills Biosphere.

Elk Island National Park

Less than an hour east of Edmonton, view wildlife, hike, cross-country ski, picnic or camp overnight. There is something for everyone at the Park.

Ministik Game Bird Sanctuary

Ministik Lake Game Bird Sanctuary

View a variety of songbirds and waterfowl, deer and moose on the area’s formal and informal trail systems at Alberta's first bird sanctuary.

Miquelon Lake Provincial Park

Miquelon Lake Provincial Park

A wide variety of activities are available in the park including picnicking, camping, hiking, skiing and wildlife viewing.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

This four-season outdoor adventure centre offers activities and programs, trails for hiking and skiing, camping and so much more.

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