Pack a lunch, explore natural beauty, and make memories with your family this summer
The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, kids are laughing – some of the best summer memories come from family day trips to the park. With multiple spots ideal for a picnic, parks in the Leduc Region offer a perfect escape from your daily routine.
So, dig out the picnic blanket, pack a tasty lunch, and read on to learn about the top pick picnic spots in the Leduc Region…
Fred John’s Park
If you haven’t had a picnic in Fred John’s Park in the summer…why not? The kids will have fun on the playground on the south end of the park, while you’ll enjoy scenic views of the Leduc Reservoir and fountains. Bring a frisbee and try out the disc golf course on the northeast side of the lake!
Address: 4 Bienert Ct, Leduc, AB, T9E 5K8
Mission Beach Community Park
Located on the north shore of beautiful Pigeon Lake, Mission Beach Community Park is one of the Leduc Region’s hidden gems. With green space for a picnic lunch, nearby trails, and beach access, the park offers peace and serenity for visitors and locals alike.
Address: Leduc, AB, T9E 0P1
Telford Lake is one of the Leduc Region’s most picturesque spots. Use the (newly expanded) Multiway Trail System to take your family on a nature walk around the lake after you’ve finished your picnic. Did you know the lake is named after Robert Taylor Telford, the founder of what became the City of Leduc? Telford first settled by the lake in 1889!
Address: Leduc, AB, T9E 4C4
Sunnybrook Creek Park
Located along Highway 39, west of Sunnybrook, Sunnybrook Creek Park is an awesome spot for a family day trip. The park displays the natural beauty of surrounding forests; you’ll enjoy scenic views and some rest and relaxation during your picnic outing.
Address: AB-39, Leduc County, AB, T0C 2M0
With 12 acres of green space and scenic views of the Civic Centre, Alexandra Park is an excellent choice for your next summer picnic. Be sure to pack a bathing suit, because the park is beside the Alexandra Outdoor Pool and the Spray Park.
Address: 50 St, Leduc, AB, T9E 4C4
Genesee Heritage Park
Located 22km north of Warburg, Genesee Heritage Park is another great spot for your next family day trip. Take your rods for a day of fishing in the fully-stocked fish pond or enjoy shade in the park’s signature gazebo while you learn about the history of Genesee and surrounding area.
Address: 3051 Township Road 510A, Leduc County, AB, T9G 0H8
William F. Lede Park
Last, but certainly not least, William F. Lede Park is yet another fantastic choice for your summer picnic. Bring your favorite furry friend along, and let them run free at the K9 Off-Leash Dog Park located on the east side of the park.
Address: 4524 47 Ave, Leduc, AB
With so many great spots for a family day trip, your next visit to any park in the Leduc Region is sure to memorable one. Let us know where your go-to spot for a summer picnic is by leaving a comment below!