Whitemud and Blackmud Creeks

Edmonton Ecological AreasThis encompasses southwest Edmonton from the river valley down to the southern most boundary.  Here are links to our posts from this area:

See a photo essay of the Mactaggart Sanctuary here…

If you have never visited Mactaggart Sanctuary you have been missing out on a real gem in our city. After you cross the bridge over Whitemud Creek, it doesn’t take long before you are completely immersed in nature. To read more on one hiker’s rainy day walk, click here…

To view Blue-winged Teal, and learn more about this bird seen in Mactaggart Sanctuary, click here…

Learn more about the North Saskatchewan River on two popular hiking trails. Park near the John Janzen Nature Centre to enjoy both the River Loop Trail and the Birch Tree Trail. You may see waterfowl, beavers, song birds and a wide variety of flowering understory plants. Read on here…


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