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Dawson Park is located on the north bank of the river, between 84 Street and 92 Street. The park extends north from the river bank to Jasper Avenue. A unique feature to the park is a gravel path specifically designed to accommodate visually impaired visitors and includes raised wooden edges that can be tapped with a person’s white cane and 7 Braille signs. Other features include multi-use trails, picnic sites and a boat launch.

Hours

Park Hours 5am-11pm
Washroom 9am-9pm

Trail/Park Cautions & Closures

Notifications

Location

Map of 10298 89 Street
10298 89 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

Accessibility

  • Curb cuts in parking area
  • Designated parking
  • Paved pathways
  • Picnic areas
  • Safe drop-off/pick up area
  • Washrooms

Amenities

Find your way around the river valley with this selection of comprehensive, seasonal trail maps.
City of Edmonton off-leash areas in neighbourhoods and the river valley. Tips for use, Edmonton animal bylaws and fines for misuse.

Picnic Sites

Reserve a Picnic Site

Dawson Park has 1 picnic site available for reservation during the summer. The park also has 8 picnic tables available for drop-in (no fee) use. Additionally, reservation site tables that aren't reserved in advance can be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Picnic Site Site #1
Capacity 64
Canopied Yes
Tables 8 (6 moveable)
BBQ Pits* Sheltered Grill
Wood Camp Stoves* 0
Washrooms Onsite
Parking 1/2 block
Power
(Additional fees apply)
Yes
Vehicle Access
(Additional fees apply)
No
Inflatable Play Equipment Permitted No

* You must supply your own wood

Rates

We accept cash, debit, credit (Visa, Mastercard or American Express), or cheque (payable to the City of Edmonton). Minimum 4 hour reservation is required.

Canopied Picnic Sites: $38.95/hr

Non-canopied Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

Borden Park Picnic Sites: $29.85/hr

  • All sites canopied, no fire pits or grills onsite

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park Sites 1 and 9: $38.95/hr

  • All sites non-canopied, reservation includes ball diamond

Additional Fees

Some sites offer additional services or permissions, you can request and pay for these at the time of booking.

Power Access*: $46.80/site

  • Extension cords are required

Vehicle Access*: $46.80/site

  • Maximum 3 vehicles for pick up/drop off use only
  • Parking not permitted on parkland

Inflatable permission*

  • $2 million liability insurance required

Sport Field Usage

*Additional terms and conditions apply. Please inquire at time of booking.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online
Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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