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Calgary Sandy Beach Park

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Good picnic spot

Remember to book your spot thru Calgary Recreation website Good for small and large groups. Only... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Calgary, Canada
Park by the ELBOW

This is a beautiful park in the elite community of BRITANNICA.There is a point that offers great... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Calgary, Canada
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4500 14A St. S.W. | North Glenmore, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2V8, Canada
+1 403-268-2489
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Remember to book your spot thru Calgary Recreation website Good for small and large groups. Only thing did not see a pathway for disabled people to the river

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful park in the elite community of BRITANNICA.There is a point that offers great view of calgary. make it a point to enjoy park by the ELBOW .The residential pathways are also well maintained and love the evening or morning quick stroll....More

Thank Gaucalgary
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Not sure how it got its name, but it's still a great family place to visit. They have gobs of picnic tables, a picnic shelter, and children's playground. But we're not saying there's no water access, in fact, it's the best place to launch onto...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed June 8, 2018

This is a great spot to launch your inner tubes for a float down the Elbow on a hot day. The only thing I dislike is all of the dogs running around off leash doing whatever they do.

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed May 27, 2018

A peaceful oasis with a rocky beach and lots of tubers floating by - small parking lot so best to get there early or go on a weekday - not exciting but calm corner of nature if that is what you seek

Thank Westerner222
Reviewed January 15, 2018

I hadn't thought about visiting Sandy Beach Park in the winter until recently, but I'm very glad I did do so. Like most City parks, they do a good job of keeping parking lots clear of snow, and Sandy Beach is on the maintained City...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed December 14, 2017

This park is great for - Families, even with smaller children, as the river is shallow and fun to play in - Picnic Parties! - Chillaxing - Reading a Book - Staying in the Shade - Playing Outside Games - People Watching I ride my...More

Thank his88keys
Reviewed October 1, 2017

The other day I visited there,had a picnic with my friends and hanged around.I could see a squirrel or other small creature every once in a while.You can just sit and watch the boats floating by to spend a peaceful afternoon.It is easy to find...More

Thank 43,416
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Lots of trees and scenery. Wonderful place to spend a day with the family. Lots of activities nearby. A place to visit if you are new to Calgary. Watch for upcoming festivals as they are a ton of fun.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We visited the Sandy Beach Park this Saturday for barbeque with friends. The park is a wonderful place within the city with varying terrain and the Elbow river flowing through the park. The park has a large playground with a small play area for children...More

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Todd S
June 11, 2017|
Response from Verna L | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and they love it! There are lots of areas along the shoreline for dogs to share the water if some aren't sharing well. Enjoy!