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Parks & nature in Calgary

Zoo
“We all have busy schedules when travelling, but these sightseeings in Calgary are really worth your while to visit”
194 locals recommend
Park
“Prince's Island Park is a very popular tourist spot that is great to scooter, bike, and run around. There is great views and it is close to the Peace Bridge!”
156 locals recommend
Park
“The park features 80 kilometres (50 mi) of trails, of which 30 kilometres (19 mi) are paved,[2] and is home to a large variety of natural wildlife, including deer, coyotes, owls, and beavers. Over 200 bird species have been seen in the park include great blue herons.”
67 locals recommend
Park
“Another great view of Calgary. See the entirety of Calgary in a huge park. Also great for a hike or just exploring!”
75 locals recommend
Park
“Bowness Park is about 6 km away from Valley Ridge. It is a 30-hectare urban park on the Bow River in Bowness, a neighbourhood in the northwest quadrant of the City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is popular in the summer for picnics and boating, and in winter for ice skating on the lagoon and the canal which feeds it”
45 locals recommend
History Museum
“A great Historical Site of Calgary, also hosts large outdoor events. The Wooden Fort operates from 1875-1914 by the North West Mounted Police is a now a historical museum. ”
32 locals recommend
Playground
“Fun, eclectic market, with amazing restaurants and sightseeing spots all around.”
38 locals recommend
Park
“Stunning river and skyline views. If you are feeling adventurous you can ride a bike along the river (About 2 km) from the downtown core to enjoy some peace and quiet in Edworthy Park!”
36 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“In the iconic Inglewood neighborhood. There are tons of unique shops and restaurants in Inglewood as well, so it's easy to make a day of it.”
25 locals recommend
Park
“This is in the centre of Calgary, locates at the top of TD square shopping mall, also called The Core. You can shop and explore the nature at the same time. ”
34 locals recommend
Park
“Riley Park is perfect for the nature get away in the city. It's an easy day trip and a short train ride from Banff Trail Station to Sunny Side Station. Take a walk through the gardens and catch a game of cricket. A great place for families all around as there is a free wading pool, playground and lots of room to run. This is a great place for a family picnic and our families personal favourite.”
27 locals recommend
Stables
“Go see the Calgary Stampede: Friday, July 4th to Sunday, July 14 and have a fun time!”
16 locals recommend
Island
“St Pat's is a great summer place with lots to do and many times there are all kinds venues set up for special occasions. Family and friends can stay the whole day and never be bored. Note try to visit when the special events are on because it is a blast. ”
12 locals recommend
Park
“Enjoy a day at the park whether alone or in groups. Nice trails and great for a picnic. ”
13 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Mchugh Bluff stairs located off Memorial drive offer a fantastic view of the city ( also some good exercise walking up and down the stairs)”
20 locals recommend
Park
“My favourite natural park to explore in Calgary. It's got lots of little trails that go on the ridges and valleys of this riverside area. There is also a beautiful, little waterfall, lots of wildflowers, and several great viewpoints that are breathtaking.”
17 locals recommend