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South Glenmore Park

90th Ave & 24 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1J4, Canada
+1 403-268-2489
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Not huge amounts of parking, and only limited picnicking spots, but still a lovely wild space

South Glenmore is a bit the opposite of its cousin North Glenmore Park, which has oodles of parking... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Scenic, Enjoyable Walk

Last week we did the South Glenmore walk by the lake and it was terrific. In total we only walked... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
paula w
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Edmonton, Canada
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90th Ave & 24 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1J4, Canada
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+1 403-268-2489
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Reviewed 4 days ago

South Glenmore is a bit the opposite of its cousin North Glenmore Park, which has oodles of parking and picnicking, but overall, is lacking in wild spaces. The shoreline to the Glenmore Reservoir in South Glenmore Park is beautifully wild, and starts right at 24...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last week we did the South Glenmore walk by the lake and it was terrific. In total we only walked about 7km but there are about 40 km of trail. We have walked it before going from 90 Ave and Jerusalem Road by Heritage Park...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Humans always connect with the nature to find relaxation. We love going to places as a family and this one is one another place to be in Calgary. Winters are for bundled up walks and summers are to soak in sun ! This park offers...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

although the park is very nice in the winter, it is awesome in the summer. So much to do and see. It's normal to see deer in the park. If you drive down 90th Ave on a Sunday morning you will see the herd.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

The 2nd time we have visited South Glenmore Park on visits to Calgary. The visit is August was considerably hotter - a very nice park area with play areas for youngsters and lovely walks along the adjoining lakeside. Our January visit didn’t last very long,...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

The parking lots and main trails are cleared and maintained all year, so it's a great place to get out in the winter. In fact, it's quite popular all year with locals stretching their legs and getting some exercise. On the east side of the...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2017

While once famous/infamous for it's impromptu late night teen parties in the late 70s, it has become a great place to walk or bike for all ages. There is plenty of wildlife to see.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

I try to bike through South Glenmore park on a regular basis as it is an easy getaway to awesome natural boreal forest and secluded wetlands around the Elbow river and a number of small streams in the area. Five minutes from the west parking...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

As you would expect, as it borders on the Weaselhead Natural Area, the west side of South Glenmore is a bit wilder than the east side, and is one of my favourite greenspaces. Access is from the 24 Street parking area, or the west parking...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

All part of the beauty of the connecting North Glenmore Park! Surrounding the important and multi-utilization of the Glenmore Reservoir.----YYC citizens have so many recreational opportunities right on location. This is another Calgary treasure for all families and friends. Recommended!

Thank alan a
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Nathalie F
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Boboy Maya L | Reviewed this property |
Yes . Unless it's an off leash park .
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Ramneek B
August 20, 2016|
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Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I know. The reservoir is limited to kayaks and canoes. You can use your own or rent them from the canoe club.
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