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Henderson Lake Park - Lethbridge Alberta Park
Alberta parks for picnicking and sightseeing
Making the best of a road trip with family for sport and sightseeing
Henderson Lake Park
- Just over 2 hours south of Calgary is the City of Lethbridge, Alberta
. Also known as the windy city Lethbridge is home to many cool sights to see and home to the picnic-worthy Henderson Lake Park
. My son had his first Ju-Jitsu Tournament at the Canadian Martial Arts Centre in Lethbridge so l was excited for this road trip to watch him compete, and do some area sightseeing. Located on Mayor Magrath Drive the family-friendly Henderson Lake Park was an absolute gem of a find!
- Picnic Shelter - Photo Credit Cary Horning
Picnic at Henderson Lake Park
Henderson Lake Park has Picnic shelters both big & small, some are no cost first come first serve and the others can be booked May 1st to September 30th. Perfect for reunions, birthdays or family get togethers.
There is also plenty of beautiful mature trees throughout Henderson Lake Park with shady areas to relax under on a hot day.
- Paved Walkways - Photo Credit Cary Horning
Trails, Wildlife & Gardens
For the outdoor exercise enthusiasts there is a lovely 2.5 km trail around the lake and another 4.3 km trail around the perimeter of the park. Take a stroll and check out the local wildlife, and beautiful gardens.
Trails are for walking, running, roller blading for the most part. There are plenty of sightseeing benches as well in this Lethbridge Alberta park.
- Historical Tank - Photo Credit Cary Horning
History Buff Attractions
There are many monument dedications to various ethnic groups and War Veterans. You will also find plaques commemorating 100 years of irrigation in southern Alberta, and the redevelopment of the park itself in 1986.
Sightseeing bench in Henderson Lake Park. Photo Credit Cary Horning
Henderson Lake Park Amenities & Nearby Facilities
Henderson Lake Park has so many amenities such as:
- Boating (non motorized)
- Fishing (licenses apply)
- Horseshoe Pits
- Outdoor Pool
- Paddleboat & Kayak Rentals
- Winter Ice Skating
- Sledding (on the hill near the Rose Garden)
- Public Washrooms
Nearby facilities are:
- SLP Skate Park
- Henderson Lake Golf Course
- Spitz Stadium
- Henderson Park Ice Centre
- Lethbridge Tennis Club
- Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens
Henderson Lake Park
Lethbridge Alberta Canada Parks
© Photos by Cary Horning