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Calgary Pathway System

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Address: PO Box 2100, Station M | Calgary Parks and Recreation, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5, Canada
Phone Number: 1-403-268-3888
Description: A series of paths used for recreational purposes.

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Calgary's pathway system: World Class!

If you are planning to visit Calgary, consider taking your bicycle. Though our streets aren't always the most bike friendly, hundreds of km of paths make up for this. You can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

If you are planning to visit Calgary, consider taking your bicycle. Though our streets aren't always the most bike friendly, hundreds of km of paths make up for this. You can access most hoods this way, or just get close to the fauna and flora Calgary has to offer. Some of my favourite stretches: cycling around the Glenmore reservoir; through... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Love cycling this portion of the Calgary Pathways. It is a lot less congested than many of the pathways around Calgary. And more beautiful especially between Votier's Flat and Bebo Grove.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I have lived in Halifax, Ottawa and, most recently, Calgary. I have to say Calgary by far has the best bike pathway system. There is over 500 kms of pathway and the city is constantly adding more, especially on-street bike lanes. The city becomes more bike friendly each year. I really like the Bow River pathway system which was built... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A beautiful day is made even better by cycling by the Bow River or the Elbow River or if you're feeling energetic both. Clear smooth and well marked an enjoyable afternoon or evening out in the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I am a walker and cycle commuter, and I travel Calgary's pathways daily. Keep your head up, be respectful of others, and you will enjoy your visit tremendously. You can get from one side of downtown to the other without hitting a road. As a matter of fact, you can travel from West central to the Calgary zoo without seeing... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great riverside and other natural pathway choices. Well-maintained, beautiful way to enjoy the city year-round. A real Calgary gem.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I'm on the pathways almost daily. The paths are all mapped out on Google, and you can almost always get from anywhere to anywhere in Calgary. They're in excellent condition, and in winter, they are usually plowed. The paths along the river have lovely vistas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The city of Calgary have outdone themselves with their many beautiful bike and walking paths. Paved paths that run the length of the gorgeous Bow River, and elsewhere, some leading right into the busy and picturesque downtown area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Being a seasoned cyclist having cycled throughout Europe I have issues with calgary's pathway system as far as long rides or serious cycling goes ,The downtown portion of the paths are very impressive , the nose hill area and extremities have poor signage, and require driving on busy roads or residential areas to enjoy a long contiguous ride.I have to... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

great way to walk along the river or from one end of town to the other. easy to get to a chunk chunk of the city without having to deal with cars.

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