North Saskatchewan River (Edmonton) - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada[edit]

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The North Saskatchewan River with melting ice in April in Edmonton (Photo 1)


My short words

Just... Just the ice could talk about the beauty of nature.

I was looking at the spectacular winter river scene.

And the spring came here that the melting ice told. :)

The ice crystal on The North Saskatchewan River (Photo 2)


The cracked ice on The North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton (Photo 3)
  • The North Saskatchewan River
    • The North Saskatchewan River is from Canadian Rockies to central Saskatchewan to connect to the Saskatchewan River.
    • Length 1,287 km (800 mi).
    • The river is providing the electricity (by the hydroelectric power plants) and the tap water to the residents.
  • The Saskatchewan River (Cree: kisiskāciwani-sīpiy, Plains Cree Syllabics: ᑭᓯᐢᑳᒋᐘᓂᓰᐱᐩ)
    • The Saskatchewan River is a major river in Canada.
    • The river name is from the Cree word "kisiskāciwani-sīpiy (ᑭᓯᐢᑳᒋᐘᓂᓰᐱᐩ)" that means "swift flowing river".
    • From the Rocky Mountains headwaters to Cedar Lake in central Manitoba.
    • Length 547 km (340 mi). It reaches 1,939 km (1,205 mi) if we think that it includes the Bow River.

(Reference: The Canadian Encyclopedia,


Place name: North Saskatchewan River (River Loop Trail)
Place: North Saskatchewan River beside River Loop Trail, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Date taken: Photo 1: April 18, 2021, 20:30
Photo 2: April 18, 2021, 20:13
Photo 3: April 18, 2021, 20:19


  1. City of Edmonton official page - North Saskatchewan River
  2. EPCOR - From River to Tap: Answering Your Water Questions
  3. The Canadian Encyclopedia Saskatchewan River
  4. - Saskatchewan River
  5. - North Saskatchewan River