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Prince's Island Park

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Address: 1st Ave & 4th St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 4R5, Canada
Phone Number: 403-268-3888
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This recreational island is located in the Bow River, providing...

This recreational island is located in the Bow River, providing stressed-out urbanites opportunities to bike, hike and fish.

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Nice for a Walk

Great place for a walk and bike ride! We rented bikes at the Eau Claire mall and used the tandem bike! Lots of space to lay around and great for dogs (on leash) too. Would highly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Slams87
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tranquil nice walk......beautiful river views.... eateries and shopping close by. Any time of year.....duck....geese....trees....nice paths and walk bridges

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place for a walk and bike ride! We rented bikes at the Eau Claire mall and used the tandem bike! Lots of space to lay around and great for dogs (on leash) too. Would highly recommend River Café on the Island itself

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Thank Slams87
Irricana, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not really see too much here. It was ok but probably is much nicer in the spring and summer. A variety of walkways but ok.

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Thank Kate S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's such a good place to go anytime of the year. We are really lucky that it grew back after the floods so well. great place to skate in the winter or look at wildlife all year round

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Thank Pat M
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has walking and bike paths that go for miles and flank both sides of the Bow River.You can even bike or walk to the Calgary Zoo or down to the funky area of Kensington. There is bridges that connect the park to the downtown area and more shopping and restaurants . There is also a wonderful restaurant (The... More 

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Raymond, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely time walking the Prince's Island Park after running the stairs across the river where the flames workout. While walking in the park you forget that you're right in the heart of the city. Sculptures, scenery, nature, water, wild life...what more do you need to breathe.

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Thank KEAH67
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like to go around 5PM. Hardly anyone is there and the Christmas lights are on. We made great holiday memories there this year.

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Thank Dltbst
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We love coming here, there is so much space for the children and it is so nice for a stole in most weathers. The play areas are well equipped and modern however, there is not a washroom/toilet close by. There are geese that are extremely friendly .....

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Thank Veronica C
Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Nice spot on the bow for a walk along the river. Summer time may find most grass area has a lot of goose droppings so be careful where you sit or let your kids run

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Thank PeddlerJoe
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Located in downtown. Convenient and easy to access! Spring? Perfect place for a nice walk and observation of nature ( birds having their babies there!) Summer? great for roller blading and party! ( lots of festival are celebrated here). Autumn? Go and enjoy the beautiful colours of the trees and have fun watching people taking their beautiful dogs for a... More 

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