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