McKenzie Trails Recreation Area

McKenzie Trails Recreation Area is a natural oasis in our City. The area, which features some of the oldest trees in Waskasoo Park, offers many outdoor opportunities and is a great place to have fun surrounded by nature.
McKenzie Trails Recreation Area

Location

McKenzie Trails Recreation Area is a part of the Waskasoo Park system in north east Red Deer at the end of 45 Avenue. It can be accessed from 55 Street; travel north on 45 Avenue until the road ends.

The Site

The recreation area includes:

  • McKenzie Trails Picnic Shelter -  you can book a shelter online now
  • Playground
  • Paved walking trails
  • Year-round washroom facilities
  • Canoe launch / access to Red Deer River

The McKenzie Trails Recreation Area gates are open from dawn till dusk.

*Please bring your own firewood. Free firewood is not provided.

News & Notices

City reviews federal budget...

March 19, 2019

New infrastructure funding, a focus on indigenous relations and affordable housing were all highlighted in today’s federal budget announcement; however, The City awaits further detail on just how much of this funding Red Deer will see in 2019.

48 Avenue to close from 45 to 46 St...

March 19, 2019

Water and sewer service installations will cause a portion of 48 Avenue between 45 Street and 46 Street to close for more than a week starting Wednesday.

Open call for Red Deer musicians

March 18, 2019

The City of Red Deer is holding an open call for musicians from a variety of cultural backgrounds to take the stage on the Ross Street Patio this summer.