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Fish Creek Provincial Park

Address: 13931 Woodpath Rd SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 5R6, Canada
Phone Number: 403-297-5293
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Ranked #2 of 171 Attractions in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Biking
Owner description: One of the largest urban wildernesses in the world, with over 54 miles of trails for hiking, biking...
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Type: Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Biking
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: One of the largest urban wildernesses in the world, with over 54 miles of trails for hiking, biking and running.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have been going to Fish Creek Park forever, at least 20 years. The best thing about this locale is that it never changes, and you know what to expect. The pathways are serene, even when you encounter other park-goers. Sikome Lake beach is a hot spot for locals; swimming, playing Frisbee/Volleyball, or just soaking up some summer sun! The... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What's not to love about fish creek park... Bike and walking paths connect the south to downtown calgary, bow river with all the birds and wildlife, great fly fishing. We live close to fish creek park so our daily walks consist of choosing what area of the park we want to see that day. Great to see the eagles, owls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fish Creek Park is great. We are lucky that we live close by and get to go there often for walks and sometimes a slow scenic bike ride to Sikome Lake and the Bow River. Certain times of the day like early in the morning or twilight you get to see white tailed deer and all kinds of birds. I've... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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13 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Some of the grounds are lovely and the lease free is well kept and cleaned up. The lake as they call it leaves a lot to be desired, It is more like a large swimming pool filled with river ware. Not my idea of going to the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We only walked a small section of this park, but were happy to see an established trail system right in the city

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A most amazing little oasis at the edge of a giant city. This huge park stretches over 30 kms and has something for everyone. There is a little lake with a beach on one end, jungle gyms for kids, walking paths, bike paths, picnic areas, a fancy dining restaurant and a casual one, ice caves, a marvelous creek, camp kitchens... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Have cycled here a couple of times in the last few weeks, park is vast, trails reasonably well marked and interesting but they really need to get after flood repairs, its been a while now guys, get after it. Rob

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A simple walk in Fish Creek Park is one of the best stress relievers that I know. The park is beautiful, clean, quiet and large enough to come back many times. Very refreshing and relaxing, in all four seasons.

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Calgary
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14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We are lucky to live close to Fish Creek Park, so are able to visit all year. It's beautiful. There are many different entrances, each one showcases a different area of the park. The area by the Ranche (unique restaurant) and Annie's pantry is popular, as is the free Sikome lake (and beach) which opens in the summer. In parts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Fish creek is so large, I feel as though you'll never be able to see it in its entirety. There's always plenty of wildlife to see, from deer to beavers. It's a nice place to take the dog on a walk, to site see, or just relax. Fish Creek has "ice caves" where teenagers go to drink and jump in... More 

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