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Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail

Spruce Drive, Calgary, Alberta T2N 0C0, Canada
+1 403-268-2300
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stop and smell the pines

great picnic spot, parking can be tough get there early. walk the Douglas fir trail on a hot day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anna T
Great park

A large off leash area makes this a great place to take dogs for the day. The last time my wife... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
wittyname110
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Calgary, Canada
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“bow river” (32 reviews)
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Spruce Drive, Calgary, Alberta T2N 0C0, Canada
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"urban hike"
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"area makes"
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"bbq areas"
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"experience nature"
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"pedestrian bridge"
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"family picnic"
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"inner city"
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"nature walk"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great picnic spot, parking can be tough get there early. walk the Douglas fir trail on a hot day and enjoy the fragrance of the pine trees, slippery spots when wey

Thank Anna T
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

A large off leash area makes this a great place to take dogs for the day. The last time my wife and I were these though a woman walking a very aggressive pitbull made a lot of the other dog owners very uncomfortable .

Thank wittyname110
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

You can enter this lovely city park from either the north or south side of Calgary, which makes it very accessible to everyone. The pathways are wheelchair and stroller friendly as are the washrooms. A beautiful view of the river, also a nice place for...More

Thank iluvalberta
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Playgrounds for the kids, picnic tables for family get-togethers, a beautiful river for just sitting next to, trails for biking, walking, skateboarding, inline skating, etc. Except of the main pathway, there aren't any maps of the abundant informal trails. Caution: on one side is a...More

Thank BenLar137
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

The kids and I enjoyed ourselves so much at this park we returned a few days later while on vacation. Lots of neat little places to stop and enjoy the view

Thank covinhasparadias
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Come check out this lovely piece of Calgary! Its well maintained, and loved by many on a daily basis. I feel pretty safe on this trail, and I have love the scenery every time I walk through here. Worth the trek

Thank Debbie Jo H
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a great urban hike that I have enjoyed for many years. Take the Douglas fir trail up to the lookout and enjoy the view of the Bow River from the cliffs above. Great escape on a hot day. Walking thru the forest is...More

Thank BradsTrip
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Nice place to go for walk or bike ride. Quite busy parking lot though. Good luck finding parking. They could use a newer playground - it's fun for the kids, but has the metal slide that burns the kids legs when the sun is hot(took...More

Thank 35panorama
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went here a lot as it's such a great park to walk the dog it has superb views of Calgary! Car park facility there also

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

I guess the city lets people leave their cars here and bike into downtown. This means the north parking lot is completely full by before 9 am and stays that way all day on weekdays. I'm surprised there isn't dedicated parking for people who actually...More

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blk32
25 March 2017|
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Response from Keir T | Reviewed this property |
The 93 is about a 5 min walk away.
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afawkes
9 September 2015|
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Response from Ariana222 | Reviewed this property |
I hiked a month ago but it could be closed due to the heavy rain we had on the weekend. Hope you can do it later.
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