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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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Playgrounds, picnic areas, a beach, and many kinds of trails

You can get here from south Calgary via the tricky to find Bow Trail / 45 Street access, or from the north, via the Memorial Trail / Bowness Road route, just off of the Trans... read more

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

You can get here from south Calgary via the tricky to find Bow Trail / 45 Street access, or from the north, via the Memorial Trail / Bowness Road route, just off of the Trans Canada. The park, however, is on the north side of the Bow River. The gravel beach is a great way to get close to the... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I refer to the Edworthy Park and Douglas Fir Trail, I refer to the ENTIRE length of them both. The reason I recommend them is from a Marathon Trainer point of view they are the perfect running mate. There is no better way to work on your long distance endurance then via the Edworthy trail system. WHY? 1) Depending... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For easy strolls, or challanging hike, this park is the best. Love the location, love meeting friends, and I would go more often than any other park.

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Thank Jehad A
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...for many years I am regularly visiting this park and there is always something new and fresh and exciting. Mostly I walk my dog here but I was running here, too and had some great BBQ family parties. So, give it a try! Welcome, friend!

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Thank Vladimir K
Ponoka, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Was at the Edworthy Park for the June 4th Brain Cancer Walk. The cause was amazing and the walk along the river was wonderful!

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Thank Kahla A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Many don't know that Edworthy Park has an extensive past. It was the location of a famous brick plant that built structures like Calgary City Hall, The Calgary Herald building and many others with it's unique sandstone bricks up until 1931. This is a fabulous place to take the family on outings, bbq's, large scale events, hiking, playing frisbee and... More 

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1 Thank Michael B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

If you want to run a hill, this is the toughest in Calgary. It is long, steep and nasty. Come here for a challenge.

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Calgary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

I love this park upper side and the river side. The top park where the dog park is has such amazing views of the city and river valley. I love going in the summer but most especially in the fall to see the colors all over the city. Our dog loves it because there are little wooded thickets to explore.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

A phenomenal walk/hike within the City limits. It can be as tough as you want it so be prepared if you are going to ascend the stairway's and if you have a dog, do be careful and keep them close by as there are reports of coyote's in the area.

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Calgary, Ab
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Great for walking, I love to park up top and take the stairs down into the park....its a great hike back up! There are lots of dogs in this park which doesn't bother me , but good to know if you are not a dog fan.

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