St. Thomas’ Anglican Church is located 18 kms east of Edmonton in the City of Sherwood Park. St. Thomas’ is a gathering of followers of Jesus worshipping God in the Anglican tradition and serving our community out of love for Christ.
You’ll find St. Thomas’ at 4A Raven Drive. Stop by the church when you arrive in town and take a selfie out front before checking out some favourite attractions recommended by local community members.
In and around Sherwood Park is an abundance of green space, walking trails and natural areas.
Beaver Hills Biosphere, a large area just east of Sherwood Park, is globally recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Within the Beaver Hills Biosphere you will find a number of trails differing in length and intensity. The Beaver Hills Biodiversity trail is a 1.9-km loop that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking and nature trips.
Strathcona Wilderness Centre provides year-round, outdoor adventures within the Beaver Hills Biosphere. There are trails for hiking, as well as campsites, day picnic areas, a frisbee golf course and more.
Head south of town on RR 231, just south of the township road 522, and enjoy a hike in the Sherwood Park Natural Area. This 68-hectare site is a gently rolling landscape of aspen forest and willow sedge wetlands surrounded by agricultural land and residential developments. The trail is a 2.7-km loop from the parking lot. When visiting this area bring a bag of bird seed and take your time stopping along the way to feed the chickadees. They are very friendly and will happily land in your hand or head to feast on the seed!
Strathcona County Museum is a great museum for visiting and understanding the past. There are exhibits showing what life was like for settlers, and an Indigenous People's gallery. Step inside an old jail cell and visit the Natural History Gallery.
Sherwood Park is also home to a number of playgrounds, spray parks and paved walking trails that connect to sub-divisions and restaurants. Before you leave, be sure to stop in at the Ice Cream Shack located just off of Broadmoor Blvd and Athabascan Ave for some delicious Foothills Ice Cream!
**Please Note: When visiting Sherwood Park and area, please adhere to the guidelines mandated in Alberta. Stay 6ft apart. Wear a mask. Stay home if you are sick.