Riverside Park is a small downtown waterfront park located on the high banks of the South Saskatchewan River in the community of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.
The park is one of the earliest community parks in the community - first established in 1910. It is within easy walking distance to downtown shops, boutiques and services... it is a good place for a break when shopping.
Riverside Park is a veterans memorial park easily located next to the Medicine Hat, Alberta City Hall. The park includes a cenotaph, monuments, some art work and a water fountain.
This Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada park is decorated in flower gardens, a mural by James Marshall, art statues and artifacts including a tank and locomotives. For a small city park it is colorful, artsy and well maintained.
In the corner of Riverside Park is a large band shell for entertaining and for staging events.
There are some sitting benches and patches of green grass lawns for relaxing.
The paved trail located next to Riverside Park is part of the Heritage Trail System of Medicine Hat, Alberta. Follow the paved trail east and it connects to Lions Park and Strathcona Island Park.