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Prince's Island Park

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Address: 1st Ave & 4th St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4R5, Canada
Phone Number: 403-268-3888
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Activities: Fishing, Biking
Description: This recreational island is located in the Bow River, providing...
This recreational island is located in the Bow River, providing stressed-out urbanites opportunities to bike, hike and fish.
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Great Peaceful Area Of Downtown Calgary

Well worth a visit anytime of the year, this quiet backwater offers a peaceful stroll around the riverfront and nature and excellent dining at the River House restaurant. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit anytime of the year, this quiet backwater offers a peaceful stroll around the riverfront and nature and excellent dining at the River House restaurant. The island is large enough for a quick exercise strooling or jogging along the paths, and in summer there are often music festivals and cultural events held here. The kids enjoyed cycling... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Princess island is a very quiet place good place for so peaceful in the middle of the Bow River lots of space for picnics or frisbee any other outdoor activity un place on a nice sunny day

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a very quiet small island off of downtown. A lovely Cafe is situated at the edge. It's a little pricey but well worth it. Romantic and quaint!

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Its a small island in the middle of the river that cross the city. Its beautiful and hosts lost of events on summer time. It has an open auditorium, children playground, parks, green spaces, bike lanes and a restaurant

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Prince's Island park is a beautiful inner city park. Working downtown it is a favorite place for people to enjoy there lunch. With water play, playgrounds and beautiful walking paths by the bow river it is sure to be enjoyed. Right in the heart of downtown Calgary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I live in Calgary and on my days off I like to take advantage of outdoor activities. This place in the summer always has some sort of festival or events going on outside. Just amazing! the park is beautiful and there is a River Side cafe where you can enjoy a meal. Nice place to have a picnic or to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A beautiful haven in the centre of Calgary, I spent many Summer days lounging in the sun reading, enjoying the smells and light music from the River Cafe.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Lots of interesting parts to this park, with masses of colour from many types of flowers and shrubs. Beautifully tended, we liked the mixture of some parts being left to nature and others of being more organised - great mixture! Lovely little cafe in the middle too...

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Ardrossan, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Loving visiting this place an the beautiful scenery. In the summer lots of things to do an even a great place to have a picnic!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Not huge like Central Park, but a lovely area at the edge of the city centre, easily reached from Downtown Calgary, as the city is not on the same scale size wise as many other Canadian or US cities we have visited. There are several bridges connecting the Island across the Bow River to the walkways around the park, lots... More 

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Address: Address: 1st Ave & 4th St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4R5, Canada
Phone Number: 403-268-3888
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary

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