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What to do in the Winter in High River

Take some time to get outdoors and play in nature. It’s free!
Here are some suggestions on where to play and enjoy outdoor activities this time of year in High River: 
Playgrounds 

  • Spitzee Elementary School – 409 Macleod Trail 
  • École Joe Clark School – 1208 9th Ave SE 
  • École Senator Riley School – 338 1st Ave SE 
  • Notre Dame Collegiate – 1500 High Country Dr NW 
  • École Secondaire Highwood High School – Hwy 2A and 12th Ave 
  • Sunshine Lake – 9th Ave SE 
  • Montrose Lake – Monteith Dr. SE 
  • Charles Clark Park – 9th Ave SW 
  • George Lane Memorial Park – 323 Macleod Trail SW 
  • Kinettes Water Tower Park – 3rd St and 8th Ave SE 
  • Birchwood Natural Playground 

Dog Parks

  • NEW Bishop Family Dog Park – East of 5th St SE 
  • East end of 8th Ave 

Snowshoeing/Cross Country Skiing 

  • Happy Trails – View the Happy Trails map 
  • Sunshine Lake – 9th Ave SE 
  • Montrose Lake – Monteith Dr SE 
  • Emerson Lake – 9th Ave SE
  • École Secondaire Highwood High School – Hwy 2A and 12th Ave 
  • Frank Lake – Located 12km east of High River 
  • Highwood Golf Course – 400-7th Street NW (free with purchase of coffee) 

Outdoor Ice Skating

  • George Lane Park (weather permitting)
  • Outdoor Skating Arena – Highwood Trail SW 
  • Emerson Lake – 9th Ave SE 

Tobogganing Hills

  • Emerson Lake (NW Corner) 
  • Charles Clark Park – 9th Ave SW 
  • 2nd Ave SE 

Ice Fishing 

  • Emerson Lake – 9th Ave SE 

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