Indian Battle Park, located in the Oldman River Valley, is comprised of the 5.0 km river bottom trail system, several booked and drop in picnic areas, a natural playground, and home to the Fort Whoop Up Interpretive Centre.
Fort Whoop Up was the impetus for the earliest settlement in the area and the Interpretive Centre includes a replica fort, concession, buggy rides, seasonal events and fun for all ages.
The park also features key historical attractions like the Medicine Stone, Coal Banks Kiosk, information on the Incline Railway and a High Level Bridge information plaque.
The hiking trails meander throughout the flood plain and are sheltered by mature trees. The trails are used by exercise and South Side nature enthusiasts alike and are often used for community walks and runs. The trails connect to the river access points for canoeing, tubing and fishing alike. There is also a warm-up station located near Fort Whoop Up for individuals going for a run a cycle.
Indian Battle Park is also home to numerous picnic tables, general drop in picnic sites, the Baroness picnic shelter, tables and fire area (booked), and the fenced Elks Picnic site. The Elks site, which must be booked through Rec and Culture, consists of a fire pit, tables, horseshoe pits, volleyball, and concession.
The newest feature in Indian Battle Park is the playground which consists of the Rattle Snake play area, the climbing wall, the Spider Web and the Beaver Lodge.
Click here for a printable version of the Indian Battle Park features.
Click here to learn about the history of Indian Battle Park.
200 Indian Battle Road South
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