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Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

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Address: Glenbow Road, Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-297-5293
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To be so close to Calgary and Cochrane and yet feel like you are in the wilderness away from everything is wonderful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

To be so close to Calgary and Cochrane and yet feel like you are in the wilderness away from everything is wonderful.

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely place to go for a walk to clear your mind. You can certainl get away from the stresses and strains of life on this walk, nice place to go and gather your thoughts and enjoy some time away from the hustle and bustle and walk the dog.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A most scenic park, with breathtaking river and mountain views. There is a paved pathway so access is very good for most (hills may make it difficult for some). In summer, the display of native parkland flowers is beautiful. In winter, this is a great place to get away from it all. I hesitate talking about this place, I'd like... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We visited the park for the first time this spring when everything is still brown, and yet we already like what we saw. The park is just a few minutes away from the busy areas of the city and offers an unobstructed view of the Rocky Mountains. Great for day picnics, biking, hiking, and even just for stop-overs from long... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Wanted to check out something new for hiking near Calgary and also with some easy geo-caches. We tried to find a cache that was near / at a lookout point without success. Hiking the "easy" trail that circles the lower area through some trees and then open grassy, hilly area was okay. Young son got of the trail and his... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This park is truly a taste of heaven on earth. The views are plentiful, the scenery is breathtaking and the natural environment is totally untouched. If you are looking for a nearby park to walk, run or cycle through... This is the place to come. Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park is located Minutes west of Calgary and a minute East of... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

one of the newest provincial parks in Alberta. Still a working ranch, but land purchased from the Harvie family at less than market value to preserve this area north of the Bow river between Calgary and Cochrane. Gorgeous views, excellent pathways. Some STEEP hills make for a good workout!

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Cochrane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The entrance to this park is just a stone's throw from the Calgary city limits, and only a few kms from the town of Cochrane. It offers beautiful scenery, some interesting trails, a few hills, the Bow River, and a great bike trail. We visit this park year-round. If you are anywhere in the area, don't miss a chance to... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a very beautiful park that is just outside of Cochrane, and close to Calgary. It is great for hikes and bike rides in the foothills. The Park has amazing views of the mountains. You can stay there as long as you want if for a full day hike or just a few hours. It is definitely a worth... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park is a great place to take your family for a day trip. There are lots of trails and interesting information along the pathways, awesome views of the mountains and you will learn history of the ranch and surrounding areas. They also offer programs through out the year so check out their website for something that interests... More 

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Address: Address: Glenbow Road, Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-297-5293
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Cochrane

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