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

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

News & Notices

Registration for summer programming

May 12, 2021

The City of Red Deer has been working hard to plan for the eventual return of modified summer programming amid the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

Council approves agreement and...

May 11, 2021

Tonight at their Special Meeting, Council approved a stronger legal agreement as well as short and long-term financial support for Westerner Park.

Temporary trail closure at Three Mile

May 11, 2021

Starting Wednesday, May 12, a portion of the trail at Three Mile Bend will be closed to pedestrians as crews work to repair a damaged power pole.