Beautiful Sherwood Park
Sherwood Park is the residential and shopping center of Strathcona County, located on the eastern edge of Edmonton, alongside the Anthony Henday Trail (Ring Road) Sherood Park lies just south of the Yellowhead Highway #16, and just west of Elk Island National Park.

Sherwood Park has 70,000 residents (which has doubled since 199), and has about 2/3 of all the residents of Strathcona County. The community is leads western Canada in oil refining and is home to more than 1,500 businesses. Strathcona County covers over 480 square miles and has Alberta’s fourth largest population, after only Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge.

Sherwood Park Annual Events

Annual events include: Canadian Birkebeiner Cross County Ski Festival (Early February), Chamber of Commerce Trade Fair (mid April), Kinsmen Festival Days (end May), Canada Day at Broadmoor Lake (July 1), Strathcona County Fair (mid August).

Sherwood Park Attractions

Lake Blackfoot Recreational Area

24 km east of Sherwood Park on Hwy 14 or Wye Rd
(780) 992-3293

This 97 square kilometre area offers 150 km of hiking, mountain biking, or cross country ski trails for day-use access. The park has many species of birds and wildlife to see.

Strathcona Wilderness Centre

52535 Range Rd 212, Ardrossan, AB T8G 2E9

Interpretive and outdoor programs provided at the Centre give a well-rounded out door experience. 16 kilometres of cross-country ski trails are well-groomed in the winter. The 41 bed Lodge may be booked on a group basis. Activities offered include canoeing, kayaking, hiking, cross-country skiing, picnicking and summer camps for children.

Half Moon Lake

19 km southeast of Sherwood Park
(780) 922-3045

Camping, fishing, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, and other recreational activities. Individual and group camping sites are available.

Kawtikh Retreat

51380A Range Rd 205, Sherwood Park, AB T8G 1G3
(on Hastings Lake)
(780) 922-5168

Hastings Lake is along Canada’s second largest migratory bird flyway. Kawtikh Retreat offers boating, camping, cabin rentals,fishing, picnicking, and a sandy beach.

Blackfoot Recreation Area

on Cooking Lake
(780) 922-3293

Home of the Canadian Birkebeiner Cross Country Ski Event there are trails for skiing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and snowmobiling.

Sherwood Park, Alberta Area Map