Capital City

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

Gender: N/A

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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