town in Alberta, Canada

Redwater (pop. 2,000 in 2016) is a small town in the northern edge of Edmonton Capital Region of Alberta, Canada.


Map of Redwater

Redwater is a small farm town in Sturgeon County, surrounded by outdoor amenities, parklands and recreation opportunities

Get inEdit

By carEdit

Redwater is about 30 minutes north of Edmonton on Highway 28. It is about 15 minutes southwest of the southern terminus of Highway 63, the main route to Fort McMurray.

By busEdit

By planeEdit

The Edmonton International Airport YEG IATA is about an hour away.

Get aroundEdit

You will need a private car as there is no public transit.



  • 1 Redwater Provincial Recreation Area (10 km E of Redwater on Hwy 644), +1 780-922-3293. The Redwater Provincial Recreation Area boasts one of the largest sand dune fields in the region. It can be found in the northeast section of Sturgeon County, straight east of Redwater, near the North Saskatchewan River. Its rolling sand hills are ideally suited for recreational vehicle day use and the area contains numerous natural trails and habitat indicative of the region. It is used extensively by OHV riders but is also environmentally significant and used for both conservation and recreation purposes. This site is run by Alberta Parks.
  • 2 Redwater Community Golf Club, 5325 51 Ave, +1 780-942-3993. A 9-hole golf course.
  • Fishing: the Redwater area offers fishing for pike, walleye, goldeye, and perch on the Redwater and Sturgeon Rivers.


  • Redwater Farmers' Market, 4944 53 St (Pembina Place). Jun-Sep: Tu 4-6:30PM.

Eat & drinkEdit



Go nextEdit

Redwater is a jumping off point to Northeastern Alberta, with the Highway 28/63 intersection being 10 minutes northeast of town. Travelers can either continue east towards Bonnyville and Cold Lake via Highway 28, or north towards Lac La Biche and Fort McMurray via Highway 63.

Routes through Redwater
EdmontonGibbons  S   E  Kalyna CountryCold Lake
END  S   N  → Jct W   EFort McMurray

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