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Nose Hill Park

5620 14 St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4C9, Canada (Northwest Calgary)
+1 403 269 8289
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Ranked #17 of 228 Attractions in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Activities: Jogging, Viewing foliage
Traveler Description: Nose Hill Park is a Natural Environment park that covers  2,784 acres (11,267 hectacres) of mostly grassland, and wasn't protected until the 1980's... more »
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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place to walk in the middle of the city and feel like you are away from it all.. Great views lots of dogs being walked. Close easy access and great walks! Recommend to all.

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Banff National Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Amazing views on the trails at Nose Hill Park, strolling with the dogs, and the grandchildren studying Nature and importance of these wonderful green areas in the City!

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a great place to walk for 1 - 2 hours if you like solitude and not a lot of people. It is also a nice place to bike or walk a dog. Love it!

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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Not many trees or interesting trails. City views are nice and the location is good - it's nice having a green space in the middle of the city.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It's close to home so we go up to Nose Hill for long walks several times per year. Once you're out of sight of the city, you could be in the country: no traffic noise or city intrusion. Sometimes there's too many dogs and their droppings, but usually OK.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Great place for a run and hike. You know spring has arrived when you see crocuses. Careful you don't step on these light purple flowers. From up here you will have a view of the airport runways and down town.

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Calgary, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We really enjoy coming here in the evenings for a walk with our kids. If you walk far enough you feel like you have left the city. It is so refreshing. The park is so large there are not crowds of people and that solitariness, added to the feel that you are no longer in the city, is very relaxing.... More

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Peace River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Good place to take your dog for a walk or just go for a stroll and lose yourself a bit. Mostly prairie grass, so not too interesting that way, but the pathways are solid and it's unspoiled, which has to be appreciated. There are some good MTB spots around too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a good effort for conservation purposes and wildlife preservation, which I think many of us can agree upon is valuable to set aside space for. Calgary certainly has plenty of it. What I don't agree on is calling this some sort of tourist destination. Barren, brown, windy, mosquito-plagued and dull with only few walking trails and little else... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This place is awful. Never ever go here. Gigantic waste of time. This was all sarcasm but hopefully it keeps people away so I can continue to have this magnificent and quiet section of Calgary to myself.

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