Life gets busy—we get it! To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of fun things to do in Grande Prairie during the summer so you can make the most of every moment.

Splash Parks Grande Prairie Splash Parks

Splash parks are the perfect way to cool off this summer! Grande Prairie has two different splash parks to enjoy. Did we mention they’re free? Spray parks are open seasonally from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Walking Trails and Loops

Explore Grande Prairie on foot! Our city boasts an excellent trail system with over 100 kilometres of asphalt, gravel and natural trails to explore. Here are 5 trails to explore when accessibility is a consideration. Most are paved and smooth, while a few provide a variety of surfaces.

  1. Muskoseepi Reservoir Trail - 3 km Loop 
  2. Crystal Lake Trail - 4 km Loop
  3. Countryside South Trail - 4 km Loop
  4. Westgate Trail - 3 km Loop
  5. Pinnacle Ridge Trail - 2.5 km Loop

Want to explore more? Take a look at our Trails Maps to find a new walking route and check out our beautiful city!  Click here for more trails.

 

Parks and Picnics

Get back to nature and even pack and enjoy an alfresco lunch for your visit to one of the city’s many parks and green spaces. For a full list of parks, playgrounds and sports fields click here

Bikes Skills

Whether you’re learning the basics or working on your technique, the terrain at the South Bear Creek Bike Skills Park is suitable for riders of all ages and skill levels. The park offers features for anyone, from little striders to seasoned pros and is free to use.  Click here to learn more.

 

Disc Golf 

Grande Prairie Disc Golf Grande Prairie is home to two 18 hole Disc Golf Courses, one located in South Bear Creek Park and the other at Thrill Hill in Swanavon. 

 

Lawn Bowling and Horseshoes 

Test your skills at two of Muskoseepi Park's hidden gems! Located in the heart of Muskoseepi Park are a lawn bowling facility and 12 horseshoe pits. For hours and equipment rentals click here

Fishing in Muskoseepi Pond

You won't need to travel too far to cast a reel. The Muskoseepi Pond, located beside the Ernie Radbourne Pavilion, is stocked seasonally with trout by Alberta Fish and Wildlife. Learn more about fishing in Muskoseepi Park Pond here.  

Sundays in the Park

The City of Grande Prairie introduced Sundays in the Park during the Summer of 2021. The series offered different outdoor activities and programs in Muskoseepi Park on select Sunday afternoons in July and August. All days were family friendly and free to participate in. Check back in summer 2022 for upcoming Sundays in the Park

Saturdays at South Bear Creek Park

New for 2021 was Saturdays at South Bear Creek Park. The series offered different outdoor activities at South Bear Creek Park on select Saturdays throughout the Summer. All activities were family-friendly and free! Check back in summer 2022 for upcoming Saturdays at South Bear Creek Park.