Area Amenities

Hawks Ridge at Big Lake is located in northwest Edmonton, giving residents easy access to excellent shopping, recreation, and lifestyle amenities in west Edmonton and St. Albert.

A unique feature is the 105-acre natural area (80 football fields!) of mature trees, trails, preserved lands, walking paths, and ponds right at your doorstep.

Gas & Convenience

Get some gas and a bite to eat just two minutes from Hawks Ridge. Take 215 Street south across Yellowhead Trail and you’ll find a Tim Horton’s, a Shell gas station and convenience store, a liquor store, and a café with takeout and delivery.

Coming in 2018, two neighbourhood retail and mixed-use sites will break ground in Hawks Ridge. For more information regarding the shops and services these exciting developments will bring to Big Lake, please visit Hawks Ridge Plaza.

Child Care

Child day care is available five minutes from Hawks Ridge at Between Friends Daycare in Westview Village (on 215 Street, just south of Yellowhead Trail). A daycare in Hawks Ridge is planned with construction to start in 2018.


Students from kindergarten through grade nine are welcome to attend David Thomas King School, just ten minutes south from Hawks Ridge.

Hawks Ridge is home to the area’s first future school site (K-6, pending provincial funding to the Edmonton Public School Board), which will also serve the neighbouring community of Starling at Big Lake, providing future opportunities for growing families in west Edmonton.


Experience endless opportunities to stay fit and have fun, with world-class indoor and outdoor recreation just minutes away!

Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park, nestled at the edge of Hawks Ridge along the boundaries of St. Albert and Edmonton, is home to hundreds of wildlife species as well as Big Lake itself. It’s the perfect setting for all kinds of outdoor adventures: biking, bird-watching, canoeing/kayaking, ice-fishing… even geocaching! If you want to explore even further than the bike paths in Hawks Ridge, check out the Red Willow Trail System along the eastern shore of Big Lake.

Glendale Golf and Country Club, located immediately south of Hawks Ridge, is a premier golf facility that offers private memberships and lessons. Casual golfers can enjoy a round at Dragons Head Golf – a public 18-hole par-3 golf course suitable for all skill levels.

Servus Credit Union Place in St. Albert, about 15 minutes from Hawks Ridge, is a multi-activity rec centre with a leisure pool, indoor skating rinks, fitness and wellness facilities, community programs, and more.

Shopping & Dining 

Enjoy impressive shopping, dining, and entertainment in west Edmonton and St. Albert!

Shop and play at West Edmonton Mall; globally famous for its indoor water park, roller coasters, Bourbon Street restaurants, and hundreds of stores and boutiques.

The Enjoy Centre is a unique destination about ten minutes from Hawks Ridge; it houses a farmer’s market, locally-sourced café and bistro, organic grocery store, health spa, and yoga studio.

Hawks Ridge is connected to convenient routes to downtown Edmonton and other hotspots too, so you never have to miss out on hockey games, concerts, or special events.

For more information regarding the shops and services these exciting developments will bring to Big Lake, please visit:

Hawks Ridge Plaza

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