This time of year, is known for its magnificent display of colours with a palette that sparks a sense of creativity. As temperatures drop and daylight shrinks, the dazzling show of vibrant autumn oranges, yellows, and reds ramp up. The beautiful Leduc Region has several locations that you need to discover before this phenomenal—yet short, season comes to an end. Grab your camera, friends or family, and head out to one of these spots to capture the foliage at its peak.
Devon River Valley Trails in Devon
Experience 24 km of pristine trails running along the North Saskatchewan River. The trails connect Voyageur Park in Devon with Leduc County to the south and offer some amazing views. This stretch will soon become North America’s longest metropolitan park trail system and part of the Trans Canada Trail, spanning over 88 km and covering 7,300 hectares!
Four Seasons Park in Beaumont
Experience Beaumont’s largest park at Four Seasons Park. It covers 51 acres of land, featuring a football field, 3 ball diamonds, day use areas, a trout-stocked fishing pond (Don Sparrow Lake), a plethora of pathways, picnic sites, playground equipment, a sand volleyball court, and more.
Genesee Heritage Park in Leduc County
Genesee Heritage Park is located immediately east of Genesee Park Group Campground, and is a great spot to experience a day trip or weekend getaway with friends. The park’s signature gazebo includes historic information about Genesee and the area—a perfect spot to grab some fall photos!
Fred John’s Park in The City of Leduc
Spanning over 35 acres of land, Fred Johns Park is connected to the City of Leduc’s Multiway Trail. Experience a playground, ball-diamonds, picnic areas, year-round fishing on the Leduc Reservoir, and disc golf all while surrounded by huge changing trees.
Self-guided Walking Tour on Main Street in Calmar
In 2003, a Historical walking Tour was developed by a group of local historians. The walking tour featured heritage signs which were placed on buildings of interest in the heart of the community. The heritage signs included a historical image and overview of the timeline of the specific location. Take some time and enjoy this self-guided tour and read about the history while you make your way down main street under a canopy of yellow leaves!
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