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St. Patrick's Island

1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
+1 403-268-2489
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Travellers talk about
“east village” (8 reviews)
“huge hill” (2 reviews)
“great summer” (2 reviews)
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1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6, Canada
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+1 403-268-2489
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"east village"
in 8 reviews
"huge hill"
in 2 reviews
"great summer"
in 2 reviews
"island park"
in 2 reviews
"close to downtown"
in 2 reviews
"bow river"
in 9 reviews
"fort calgary"
in 2 reviews
"playground"
in 8 reviews
"stroll"
in 5 reviews
"benches"
in 3 reviews
"nature"
in 5 reviews
"picnic"
in 6 reviews
"paths"
in 5 reviews
"constructed"
in 2 reviews
"winter"
in 4 reviews
"snow"
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"parks"
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

It's an ISLAND, so there's the setting right in the Bow river. Accessible by footbridges, as traffic is not allowed. Pedestrian heaven, with lots and lots of paved paths ideal for strollers or less-abled folk to use walkers. Stroll a little; stroll a lot: your...More

1  Thank Rick G
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

I was on a cycle tour through downtown and stopped at St. Patrick's Island to take a break. One thing I learned is that the washrooms here (open year-round and are proper flush ones) are big enough for a person plus their bike - that...More

Thank BenLar137
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

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...More

Thank Joe C
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

As part of the Zoo and St Patrick's Island 2013 flood rehab, they have upgraded the parking for this park on the east end. It is pay parking, but Zoo members can park for free somehow. Otherwise to access this little gem, you'd have to...More

Thank BenLar137
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Calgary has so many great outdoor areas and this is one of my favorites. I have not been when there has been snow on the ground but can tell you that it's a great place for a hike, to admire beautifully designed park areas and...More

1  Thank Claudetteth
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

It's great to visit St. Patrick's Island any time of the day. The park has been renovated. Make sure to cross the bridge and stroll in the other side to discover the playground, picnic ground, and a man-made hill to get a higher perspective of...More

Thank PwedePadala
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

went with my wife for a picnic on a recommendation of a coworker. glad that I did. nice little meandering paths, excellent brick work on the ground, toboggan area nicely appointed and lots of overlooks for the river. benches, BBQs, shelters, and bathrooms all included.

Thank dariusjensen
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The pathways are great for walking and biking around St. Patrick's Island. It's a wonderful place for families to have a picnic, kids were splashing in the protected inlet joined to the Bow River, the huge hill had a few people rolling down it and...More

Thank Usia2014
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

One of thevoldest parks in Calgary, St. Patrick's Island Park is a 31-acre public park on an island at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow rivers just northeast of the East Village and downtown. It is easily accessible following the river pathway east. The...More

Thank MarilynandGary
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Stroll from Prince's Island through Chinatown and East Village. Drop by Sidewalk Citizen's Bakery, and take in nature right in the middle of the city.

Thank rommel_lanceta
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