Winter is here and it's time to get out exploring in the great outdoors. If you're not one for extreme winter sports, maybe a leisurely winter stroll is in order. Here are 6 walking trails in Edmonton for you to take advantage of this season.\nIf you're not quite ready to hibernate away with Netflix for the cold months, you're in luck. Edmonton is filled with gorgeous snowy trails for you to enjoy.\nFrom beautiful paths to ravines and riverside walkways, there is so much beauty to behold in Alberta's capital. Venture out on one of those beautiful bluebird days in Edmonton for a glorious peaceful walk in the great outdoors.\nWalking season might just last all winter long this year. The long term weather forecast in Alberta shows a more mild winter than usual.\nNot only will it be a little warmer, but it'll also be snowier. So, you can expect picturesque landscapes for the backdrop of your winter walk.\nWhether you're looking for a cute and free date idea, a nice activity to catch up with a friend, or a lovely place for a stroll by yourself, this list will help you out. We've rounded up some great winter walks in Edmonton that we think you'll love.\nElk Island National Park\nAddress: 54401 Range Rd 203, Fort Saskatchewan, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This stunning national park is located just 35 kilometres east of Edmonton. Though it’s a bit of a jaunt, it’s absolutely worth it to go for a walk through the sprawling national park. Known as “the island of conservation,” you’re sure to come across some majestic wildlife. \n View this post on Instagram Sundaze A post shared by bobbie (@bobbiejojacobs) on Dec 3, 2019 at 1:51pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nStrathcona Science Provincial Park\nAddress: 8650 17 St. NW, Strathcona County, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This massive provincial park is the perfect place to get some fresh air. With tons of birds to watch, scenery to take in, and places to walk, it'll give you the wilderness fill you've been craving.\n View this post on Instagram A more deviant couple with the same initials left us a nice photo op! A post shared by Chet Matthews (@beddawitchedda) on Nov 18, 2017 at 1:56pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nRiver Valley\nAddress: River Valley Rd. NW, Edmonton, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: Filled with tons of parks, trails, boat launches, and attractions, this beautiful valley is perfect for an afternoon of exploring. There are paved trails as well as more rugged ones for endless wandering possibilities. \n View this post on Instagram ❄️ WelCoMe WinTeR ❄️ #edmonton #alberta #canada🇨🇦 #winteriscoming #winterwonderland 🌨#wintertime ☃️#mytravelshots #picoftheday #leonesesporelmundo #viajartecambia #photooftheday #travelphotography #naturephotography #winter A post shared by Maria Cerecilla (@mariacerecilla) on Nov 10, 2019 at 1:00am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nLouise McKinney Riverfront Park\nAddress: 9999 Grierson Hill NW, Edmonton, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: If you love a good winter walk but you're more of an urban soul, you should take a stroll along Louise McKinney Riverfront Park with beautiful city lights illuminating your path.\n View this post on Instagram There’s snow place like home _______ . . . #yeg #nightlights #longexposure #igyeg #urbanyeg #edmontonrivervalley #exploreedmonton #kindlycanadian #livelovecanada #night_shots #night_gram #edmontonviews #alberta_edmonton #dailyhiveedmonton #cbcedmonton #abshooters #thatcityshot #edmonton_city #raw_longexposure #raw_nightshots #renegade_dark #nightshotzcity #citybestpics #mybestcityshots #night_captures #visualambassadors #myplanet_night #total_longexposure #rebel_longexposure #mcl_cityscapes A post shared by нarмony (@coffee_and_baileys) on Nov 30, 2019 at 8:54am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\n\n\nBuena Vista Park\nAddress: 13210 Buena Vista Rd. NW, Edmonton, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This beautiful park is also an off-leash area for dogs so you can expect to see some adorable pups. There are tons of trails to explore and a whole lot of green space. These views just can’t be beaten. \n View this post on Instagram Hot chocolate and Baileys to warm the heart, beautiful walk with @kay_lizzle to warm the soul 💗 #dogpark #favoriteplace #favgirl A post shared by Catherine (@zefbabe) on Dec 2, 2019 at 4:39pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\n\nMill Creek Ravine\nAddress: 76 Ave. NW & 96 St. NW, Edmonton, AB\nWhy You Need To Go: This lovely trail overlooks Mill Creek Ravine which flows into the North Saskatchewan River. This trail is beloved for dog walks, runs, and scenic walks. \n View this post on Instagram Mill Creek Ravine Love. . . . #walking #flâneuse #ravine #urbanlife #nature #yeg #edmonton #inspiration A post shared by Ann Josée Thibeault (@annjoseethibeault) on Nov 30, 2019 at 3:22pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.