Place Name: Capital City Recreation Park
Feature Type (Year Approved): Park (1974)
Name Origins: Commemorative
See below. Named for Edmonton as the Capital City of Alberta.
Cultural Affiliation: Canadian
Naming Edmonton: From Ada to Zoie
This park in the river valley is actually a 16-kilometre network, officially opened on July 9, 1978, which stretches from below the Provincial Legislature to Hermitage Park. Capital City Recreation Park has 55 kilometres of hiking and biking trails and includes four wooden bridges and a number of steel bridges and overpasses. The total area of the park, including both land and water, is approximately 1,215 hectares.
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