Red Deer, Alberta : Kiwanis Park
Canada travel, tourism
The Kiwanis Park is popular for picnic and group activities in the community of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. The park is part of a larger park and trail network in Red Deer called Waskasoo Park.
Kiwanis Park is one of the more busier parks for picnicking in Red Deer. There is a picnic day use area with picnic tables, a picnic shelter and some fire pits.
Like many of the Waskasoo Parks in Red Deer there is a recreation trail which runs through the park. The trail is a popular route for walking, jogging, roller blading, biking and sightseeing when visiting in the community of Red Deer, Alberta.
The recreation trail is paved and connects to the Great Chief Park and to Bower Ponds. The trail connecting the parks is the 9 kilometre Waskasoo Park North Bank Trail which follows the Red Deer River from Heritage Ranch to Discovery Canyon.
Near the picnic area is a washroom, a playground and a boat launch for canoers and boaters which provides access to the Red Deer River.
How to Get to the Kiwanis Picnic Park:
Travel to Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. From the main street of Gaetz Avenue (50th Ave) in downtown Red Deer travel south to Taylor Drive and take a right traveling west. Continue on Taylor Drive, crossing over the Red River before taking a left on Kerry Wood Drive. Continue on Kerry Wood Drive to Fountain Drive and take a left. Proceed to the parking lot on Fountain Drive.