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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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      Open on Nov 7, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #98
      State Ranking
      #7
      Trails
      58
      Trails Mountain Bike
      58
      Trails Hike
      58
      Trails Trail Running
      58
      Total Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent
      3,141 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,195 ft
      Total Vertical
      190 ft
      Reports
      572
      Photos
      161
      Ridden Counter
      8,395

      Photos of Strathcona Science Park Mountain Bike

      73 |
      Jun 29, 2017 @ 9:07pm
      Jun 29, 2017
      Strathcona Science Park Double...
      trail: Wally
      372 |
      Oct 18, 2015 @ 8:56pm
      Oct 18, 2015
      Wally, Edmonton
      trail: Wally
      359 |
      Sep 18, 2015 @ 8:31pm
      Sep 18, 2015
      Wally, Edmonton
      trail: Wally
      455 |
      May 4, 2015 @ 4:16pm
      May 4, 2015
      Wally, Edmonton
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      Videos of Strathcona Science Park Mountain Bike

      Solo Ride Oct 20, 2018
      0:36 | 16 | Oct 23, 2018
      V10 Test: Pot Luck
      trail: Pot Luck
      0:59 | 63 | Jun 28, 2018
      V10 Tests: Pot Luck Access and Pot Luck
      1:51 | 18 | Jun 27, 2018
      V10 Test: Saskatoon Pie
      1:34 | 54 | Jun 26, 2018
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      Strathcona Science Park Mountain Bike Routes

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      H2H (2018) - Black
      26 miles
      H2H (2018) - Green
      17 miles
      H2H (2018) - Blue
      25 miles
      H2H (2018) - Green v40km
      25 miles

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      user #1017178alejandrovtrailPipe DreamThe east side is blocked off by construction...
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      user #8629timsesinktrailPipe DreamFantastic Trail! In good shape. Thanks to...
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      user #979858pedaljunkie2000trailPipe DreamEast to west is definitely the most fun. I...
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      user #1374673MLeiertrailPipe DreamSuper fun trail. One of our favourites. We've...
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