Nestled in a cozy bend in the North Saskatchewan River, the Capilano Community boundaries extend from 110th Ave to the North, to 106th Ave in the South and from 43rd Street to the East and 70th Street to the West. The community is located within 10 minutes of the downtown core, and is across the river, following Wayne Gretzky Drive, from Rexall Place - home of the Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team. Capilano is bordered by the communities of Goldbar to the East, Fulton Place to the South and Highlands to the North across the river.
Edmonton’s River Valley is the largest stretch of urban parkland in North America with 7400 hectares. This vast parkland is approximately 21 times larger than Central Park in New York City. Besides 22 different park areas, Edmonton’s river valley has: more than 150 kilometers of trails, 4 lake systems with a total of 11 lakes, 14 ravines, and the North Saskatchewan River Basin. There are endless recreational opportunities when you visit the River Valley. The following two river valley parks are within Capilano Community:
In addition to the river valley parks, Capilano Community has two neighbourhood parks: