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      Strathcona Science Provincial Park is a provincial park located between Edmonton and Sherwood Park, south of the Yellowhead Highway and west of Highway 216. The park is situated in the North Saskatchewan River valley. It was established on December 12, 1979 to preserve the site from encroaching industrial development. It was the site of archeological excavations in 1978 to 1980.

      The park contains several abandoned interpretive buildings opened by the Alberta government in 1980. Remnants of the park's history as a public science center include tiled triangular obelisks, a boardwalk through the archaeological area, and a few interpretive plaques.

      The Park is mainly used for recreation, including Cross-country skiing & biathlon (5 km skate-groomed trails, and 30-lane biathlon range); and Mountain biking (8 km of paths along the North Saskatchewan River)

      Mountain biking trails also run along the river banks joining Strathcona Science Park and Goldbar Park--below the Northeast Edmonton Industrial Area.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      44
      Total Distance
      12.0 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5.2 miles
      Total Descent
      2,528 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,195 ft
      Total Vertical
      190 ft
      Reports
      193
      Photos
      132
      Ridden Counter
      2,279

      Photos of Strathcona Science Park Mountain Bike

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      trail: Pipe Dream
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      Sep 21, 2015 @ 8:48pm
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      Pipe Dream, My City
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      315 |
      Jul 18, 2015 @ 2:11pm
      Jul 18, 2015
      Pipe Dream, My City
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      328 |
      May 21, 2015 @ 9:54pm
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      Pipe Dream, Edmonton
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      309 |
      May 21, 2015 @ 9:54pm
      May 21, 2015
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      Videos of Strathcona Science Park Mountain Bike

      Garmin Virb with Telemetry, Squeeze my Lemon
      1:40 | 20 | Apr 6, 2017
      Garmin Virb with Telemetry: Pogey Trail
      trail: Pogey
      1:51 | 37 | Mar 9, 2017
      Garmin Virb with Telemetry Wally Trail
      trail: Wally
      0:43 | 40 | Mar 3, 2017
      GoPro' Strathcona Jump Skils park
      2:50 | 25 | Nov 12, 2016
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      Strathcona Science Park Mountain Bike Routes

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      RRVR4 Course race
      4.0 miles
      YEG Epic East featured
      12.2 miles
      Royal River Valley Rumble V Preview race
      5.5 miles
      CC 2017 Tech race
      1.9 miles

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