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Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail

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Address: Spruce Drive, Calgary, Alberta T2N 0C0, Canada
Phone Number: 1 403 268 2300
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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This place has it all for outdoor experience in the city!

One of my fav places to come with our dog, Edworthy Pk S. side is great HUGE off leash area and great walking area even for people without dogs... great downtown views. There's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Calgay, Alberta Canada
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Calgay, Alberta Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

One of my fav places to come with our dog, Edworthy Pk S. side is great HUGE off leash area and great walking area even for people without dogs... great downtown views. There's forested areas & open areas... can easily be around lots of dogs or very few if any. Down right on the Bow River (determines N. or S.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I live at Edworthy Park and walk through some of its 70 acres of river paths everyday. It is a wonderful place to walk. There is a mixture of river paths, hill paths, paths through the forests and benches to rest at. There are some beautiful views of the city skyline from atop the hills. You would never know that... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This park is literally a world apart. Right in the middle of west Calgary, bounded by a large hill and the Bow River, this is a wonderful escape from the pressures of the day. Beautifully maintained and clean.

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

If you need to get away from all the hustle & bustle of the city life & want looking for a shorter drive to get there, this is your place to go. Very accessible, whether you live in the North part of the city or the South (it has entrance on both NW & SW side of the park -... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The Douglas fur trail is part of the Calgary pathway system. The natural fur along the trail are fantastic. Iwould recommend the walk to anyone. It is not difficult and well maintained

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48 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

If you go to Edworthy Park you definitely have to hike on Douglas Fir Trail. There are a lot of stairs though. It doesn't feel like you are in the city. It's calm and sometimes you can see the Bow River through the trees. If you like nature - go there!

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5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Fab views, the Bow River, big trees, the railway...and the stunning downtown core in the distance. Really a bird's eye view of the best of Calgary. beautiful all year round . Wear sturdy shoes and in the Spring/Winter/Fall dress warmly. it can be wet or slippery...but is worth jsut even driving to down the road at the dog park for... More 

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Calgary
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34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We love getting over to this park and allowing our dog off leash time, fun going through the trees as well as being out in the open spaces..very dog friendly for the most part..still find the odd owner who does not know how to behave in an off leash area.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I love this place mostly because it got a nice and clean washroom in every corner, a play area for every age, you can reserve a spot for an event even marriage, or get a nice spot under the trees which with my relatives and friends did.Plants and trees are well maintained, surroundings are clean and its huge.

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

This is a great dog off leash area on the top, complete with stone Teepee ring circles. You can take some amazing photos of this grassed and slightly treed park. Along the road going down to the river there are some old sandstone quarries where much of the old buildings were constructed from. If you go down to the park,... More 

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