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Enjoyable part of town

I frequently mountain bike through this park. It's a great thing to have in our town! Only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AaronP929
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Calgary, Canada
So good to have access to such a place

A great place to enjoy the great outdoors. Climb up to the top of the ranch to meet “Malcolm... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
MaryC12345678
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Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

Cochrane Ranche Park doesn’t look like much at first. There’s a big gravel parking lot. There is a small visitor centre next to the parking lot, some toilets, and a large sign about the history of the Cochrane Ranche. Towering above it all, on the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I frequently mountain bike through this park. It's a great thing to have in our town! Only improvements I could think of would be better signage for what trails are on town property and which trails go onto private property.

Thank AaronP929
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A great place to enjoy the great outdoors. Climb up to the top of the ranch to meet “Malcolm Mackenzie” and get a bird’s eye view of the town. Dogs on leashes are welcomed. Stairs will help you mount certain elevations so that a range...More

Thank MaryC12345678
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We had time for a half hour stop. Interesting history of Alberta and ranching. This area of the world has a unique history and geography and it's worth learning about it.

Thank Kitty C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a wonderful Park. We went Saturday morning when the Farmers' market was on. There was a wonderful assortment of 'hippie-type' booths, fresh fruit and vegetables, artisans, and craft type booths. There is plenty of parking, but they do not allow dogs in the...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This gorgeous park is located right in the town of Cochrane. A beautiful hiking trail and also great place to take a picnic along. Lots of room for the kids to run and play and explore. .

Thank audreyyepiz
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Thanks to southern Albert's Harvie family for donating this large tract of rolling hills and grasslands as a provincial park. Located in big-sky country, a few kilometres east of Cochrane, the park is beautiful, wind swept and mighty. It offers a network of well-maintained pathways...More

Thank C. S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This place is worth a stop. There are markers explaining the history of the area and a nice walking trail. Be sure to see the horse and rider statue on top of the hill. There is a small museum but it was closed the day...More

Thank peonygarden
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome park! would go again! great market, nice paths to walk, great historic site to visit.Great place for a picnic

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We had a lovely walk around Cochrane Ranche Park following some of the trails. We especially loved crossing the bridge into the forest area over the creek. It was a nice way to spend some time in Cochrane

Thank justme55555
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Nice place to go for a walk. Accessible from downtown and has many kms of pathways. Good for biking as well.

Thank WestOfTheFifth
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