Category Archives: Get Back To Nature

Get Back to Nature: Gold Bar Park Stream

While Gold Bar Park is an amazing place to explore (largest urban park in Canada!), our favorite spot within it is a shallow stream that empties out into the North Saskatchewan River.   We first discovered this fun spot while … Continue reading

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Get Back to Nature: Whitney Lakes Provincial Park

A few weeks ago the girls and I headed out on our first camping trip of the season.  I wanted to go to an area I hadn’t been before, but also one with a place for the girls to splash … Continue reading

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Get Back to Nature: Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park

Named after a former politician and Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, the Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park is a nature escape NW of Edmonton / west edge of St. Albert. Take the short dirt road across from LeClair Way into the parking … Continue reading

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Get Back To Nature: Braeside & Forest Lawn Ravines, St. Albert

We came across the Ravines while on our way to swim class last fall.  A barely noticeable sign and a path down into the woods caught our attention as we drove by, and we made a note to come back … Continue reading

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Get Back to Nature: Kinnaird Ravine, Edmonton

I have lived in Edmonton for over 10 years now and I only heard of Kinnaird Ravine (also known as Rat Creek Ravine) for the first time last fall.  Tucked into the residential neighbourhood of Cromdale, just off 82 Street … Continue reading

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Get Back to Nature: 142 Street and 153 Avenue Edmonton

Edmonton has had beautiful weather so far this February, and the girls and I have had a chance to get out exploring in the sunshine a few times. I’m more of a summer person than winter, but if the temperature is … Continue reading

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31 Days to Get Outside and Explore!

I am taking part in the 31 Days writing challenge where bloggers all over the world will write every day in October about topics that are close to their hearts!  I love the outdoors!  Nature is amazing – we can learn so … Continue reading

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Get Back To Nature: Dunluce Forest

Tucked away in Northern Edmonton, is small but secluded Dunluce Forest with dirt paths that intertwine and lead to a greenbelt with a paved walkway. The entrance of the forest is right around 158 Avenue and 121 Street.  Go off the main … Continue reading

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Get Back to Nature: Griesbach, Edmonton

Growing up in rural Nova Scotia, I was surrounded with nature.  A walk through the woods or fishing adventure in a nearby brook was common place.  Now that I have my own children, I want them to be exposed to … Continue reading

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