Discovery Canyon is located along the Red Deer River, 3.5 km north of the 30 Avenue and 67 Street roundabout in the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area.
This free play area features:
- natural river-fed bubbling pools of water
- tube floating
- trickling rivulets
- a wading pool
- accessible beach and boardwalk
- picnic tables
- accessible washrooms
- nature themed playground
- RV and large vehicle parking is not permitted
Admission is free and float tubes can be rented at the concession for $5 (please bring photo ID as a deposit). You are welcome to bring your own float tube. Tubes may be no smaller than 30 inches or larger than 50 inches across.
Please note that there are no lifeguards on duty. Children must be supervised by an adult. Life jackets are strongly recommended for non-swimmers.
Dates and Times
Discovery Canyon is open from early June until the September long weekend and operates 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (weather dependent).
View the parking map below to plan your trip.
For more information, please contact the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area at 403-343-6341 ext. 105 or visit the River Bend Golf and Recreation Area website.