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Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail

Spruce Drive, Calgary, Alberta T2N 0C0, Canada
+1 403-268-2300
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After much reconstruction, Douglas Fir Trail now open

I had heard the City had finished fixing the Douglas Fir Trail, and that it was open. The trails... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Beautiful walk by Bowness park

What a beautiful and easy walk in the Calgary Woods . This tree sanctuary is right by Bowness park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bohemian_me84
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Calgary, Canada
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“bow river” (32 reviews)
“dog owners” (4 reviews)
“area makes” (2 reviews)
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Spruce Drive, Calgary, Alberta T2N 0C0, Canada
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"pedestrian bridge"
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"beautiful walk"
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"north side"
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"forest"
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"pathway"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard the City had finished fixing the Douglas Fir Trail, and that it was open. The trails are on the north facing escarpments of Edworthy Park, and so were still VERY snowy, even in April. I tried seeing how far I could go...More

Thank BenLar137
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful and easy walk in the Calgary Woods . This tree sanctuary is right by Bowness park and it is beautiful and simple walk . We went with friends and one 8 years old , it was easy for all of us ....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Never seen so versatile yet approachable facility in the heart of the city . easy to access , easy to park and go , not too crowded multifaceted facility !! Just sit and chat , roller skate , jog, run , bike , enjoy icecream...More

Thank Gaucalgary
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

great picnic spot, parking can be tough get there early. walk the Douglas fir trail on a hot day and enjoy the fragrance of the pine trees, slippery spots when wey

Thank Anna T
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

A large off leash area makes this a great place to take dogs for the day. The last time my wife and I were these though a woman walking a very aggressive pitbull made a lot of the other dog owners very uncomfortable .

Thank wittyname110
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

You can enter this lovely city park from either the north or south side of Calgary, which makes it very accessible to everyone. The pathways are wheelchair and stroller friendly as are the washrooms. A beautiful view of the river, also a nice place for...More

Thank iluvalberta
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Playgrounds for the kids, picnic tables for family get-togethers, a beautiful river for just sitting next to, trails for biking, walking, skateboarding, inline skating, etc. Except of the main pathway, there aren't any maps of the abundant informal trails. Caution: on one side is a...More

Thank BenLar137
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The kids and I enjoyed ourselves so much at this park we returned a few days later while on vacation. Lots of neat little places to stop and enjoy the view

Thank covinhasparadias
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Come check out this lovely piece of Calgary! Its well maintained, and loved by many on a daily basis. I feel pretty safe on this trail, and I have love the scenery every time I walk through here. Worth the trek

Thank Debbie Jo H
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a great urban hike that I have enjoyed for many years. Take the Douglas fir trail up to the lookout and enjoy the view of the Bow River from the cliffs above. Great escape on a hot day. Walking thru the forest is...More

Thank BradsTrip
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blk32
24 March 2017|
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Response from Keir T | Reviewed this property |
The 93 is about a 5 min walk away.
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afawkes
8 September 2015|
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Response from Ariana222 | Reviewed this property |
I hiked a month ago but it could be closed due to the heavy rain we had on the weekend. Hope you can do it later.
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