Elk Island Winter Adventure Week

Event at Elk Island National Park

Time Price
Every day, 12am - 11:30pm

Winter Adventure Week

Monday February 19, 2018 to Sunday, February 25, 2018

Enjoy all things winter at Elk Island National Park! Kick things off on Family Day, February 19, with live music, snow games, and treats roasted over the fire in the Astotin Lake Recreation Area!

Fun continues through the week with snowshoeing, skating, wildlife viewing, and drop-in programs. Join in the fun with friends and family all week long!

Family Day - Monday February 19, 2018
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Astotin Lake Recreation Area

Live music
Friends of Elk Island Society
Winter birding
Guided hikes
Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club
Learn about map reading and use your skills to travel from checkpoint to checkpoint
Roast apples around a fire and learn about winter safety with the Parks Canada Learn to Camp Team
Astotin Theatre
View eco-artifacts
Watch a documentary about Elk Island National Park
Snow Games
Snowshoe rentals available on site
Adult sizes - $14.00
Children's sizes - Free
All week long - Monday, February 19 to Sunday, February 25, 2018

Bison don't hibernate and neither should you; get outside and embrace winter with a number of outdoor activities all week!

All day

Stop by the Visitor Centre between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm to pick-up a park map, rent snowshoes, or borrow a geocaching kit
Count all the wildlife you see while driving the Bison Loop and Elk Island Parkway
Bring your skates and enjoy a game of shinny or skate around Archer Island on Astotin Lake
Be sure to bring your skates
Find fresh snowfall identify wildlife tracks in the snow
Catch an early sunset and explore the starry night sky
Hike, snowshoe, or fat-bike over 80 km of trails
1:00 to 3:00 pm
Astotin Lake Recreation Area

Wildlife in winter - Learn about how bison, North America's largest land mammal, and other wildlife adapt to survive frigid prairie winters
Warm up around a roaring fire
Astotin Theatre
View eco-artifacts
Watch a documentary about Elk Island National Park
Learn how to read a map and put your skills to use by traveling between checkpoints set-up by the Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club
Snow Games

Elk Island National Park, 54401 Range Road 203, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
February 19 2018 to February 25 2018

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