The Land We Explore

The City We Share

Discover Outdoor Adventure & Natural Wonder

As one of the province's oldest cities, Wetaskiwin's historic charm delights visitors as much as our easygoing nature.  Explore a region steeped in true frontier spirit from the comfort and convivence of our welcoming city. 

The City of Wetaskiwin is only 35-minutes from Edmonton, with a growing population of over 13,000 residents, it's a great place for daytripping, a getaway or a planned vacation.  Wetaskiwin and area is host to a number of parks and recreational trails for walking, hiking, bird watching .  Discover new creeks, rivers and lakes for boating or fishing experiences, take a swing at one of the local golf courses.  We are proud to share and it's in our nature to welcome you to Wetaskiwin, come discover the beauty that surrounds us.

Local Parks & Recreation

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By-the-Lake Park is a superb day-use facility featuring a 17-acre constructed lake surrounded by a 2.5 kilometre paved trail for all to enjoy. A large picnic area, playground, and public washrooms make this an ideal spot to spend some time amongst the trees. 

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Peace Hills Park is a 2.7km loop trail located in the County of Wetaskiwin featuring beautiful wild flowers, trails, disc golf course, children's playground and a covered picnic area. Dogs are able to use the trail if kept on leash.

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Recently revitalized and featuring a newly-constructed community amphitheatre, Diamond Jubilee Park is a perfect pit stop on your way to Wetaskiwin's downtown core. Paved trails guide you around this gorgeous green-space, and connect at the park's center where our cenotaph (a memorial to Fallen Comrades in the Canadian Forces) proudly stands.

Fishing Destinations

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Fishermen will find a number of fish at Coal Lake including pike, perch and walleye. There are north and south access points including boat launch and a campground at the southside.

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By-the-Lake Park is a man-made park and lake which is stocked with fish every spring and attracts anglers of all ages.

Bear Hills

Bearhills Lake is a shallow lake, with a maximum depth of 15 to 20 feet, and has a small buffer of aspen around the perimeter. The lake is fed by Maskwa Creek at the south end, and is drained by Bigstone Creek at the north end


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Chickadee Trail is located in the Gwynn Valley minutes from Wetaskiwin.  The 3.1 KM trail features a river and chickadee birdhouses made just for them!

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Pipestone Creek Conservation is a 3.9KM loop trail located close to Millet and bordering on the Pipestone Creek.  Featuring a lake, an array of vegetation and variety of wildlife.

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Coyote Lake is located in one of the richest biological areas of Alberta.  Featuring 7-8KM trails of mixed boreal forest, wetlands and a variety of plants, mammals and species of birds.

Golf Courses

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Montgomery Glens Golf & Country Club is a championship and full-service golf course, driving range and putting green with a friendly clubhouse and home to The Glens Grill.

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Loon's Golf Course is a 9-Hole public course, family friendly and a great course to get out and take a swing.

Pipestone Links

Pipestone Links is an 18-hole Golf Course located minutes from Millet, Alberta.  The course incorporates the natural contours of the landscape including majestic spruce and popular trees and is suitable for all ages and abilities.



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Westview RV Park has large spacious and level pull-thrus that make us big rig friendly.  Clean hot (free) showers in the newly remodelled washrooms that have been AWARDED WINNER OF CINTAS CANADA'S BEST RESTROOM CONTEST 2020. Westview RV Park also has a brand-new playground and zip-line.

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Coal Lake South Campground offers 25 un-serviced sites and day-use area with access to boating and fishing at Coal Lake.

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Wetaskiwin Lions Club operates a 52 site RV Campground 1.5 miles East of Highway 2A and13E located only minutes from Wetaskiwin. All sites have 30amp electrical service. 27 sites are fully serviced and 25 sites have electrical and water services only. Amenities include: Playground, 2 Camp Kitchens, Fish Pond, Toilets and Showers, Firewood, Laundry Facilities, Horse Shoe Pits, and Dumping Station.