Big Island Provincial Park is only accessible via the North Saskatchewan River. There is currently no land access to Big Island Provincial Park
Big Island is a 79-hectare parcel of provincial Crown land along the North Saskatchewan River in southwest Edmonton.
The area has a rich history. It is traditional territory of Indigenous Peoples. In the early 20th century, Big Island became a popular tourist and picnic destination by steamboat.
The area contains abundant wildlife, mature balsam forest and ecologically significant wetlands.