Red Deer Boat and Canoe Launches


Enjoy the serenity and splendour of the Red Deer River from the water! Whether paddling a canoe or kayak, power boating or floating the river in a tube or raft, Red Deer and Red Deer County boast beautiful areas in which to enjoy our waterways with a number of publicly accessible boat and canoe launches.

Red Deer

Kiwanis Park 

Boat launch with vehicle access
Open 7 am – 11 pm

Great West Adventure Park –

Canoe launch with vehicle access
Open 7 am – 11 pm

Fort Normandeau –

Canoe launch with vehicle access
Open 8 am – 9 pm

Waskasoo Crescent –

Canoe launch

Mckenzie Trail North –

Canoe launch, no vehicle access
Open 7 am – 11 pm

River Bend –

Boat launch with vehicle access

Lower Heritage Ranch –

Canoe launch, no vehicle access
Open 7 am – 11 pm

Red Deer County

A-Soo-Wuh-Um Day Use Area
Open mid May to end September,
8 am – 9:30 pm
Joffre Bridge Day Use Area
Open mid May to end September,
9 am – 8:30 pm