Calgary's parks and pathways are an excellent way to relax and enjoy the local outdoors. With over 10,000 hectares of park area and the longest (700km) urban paved pathway system, it is easy to enjoy yourself while exploring the city. Several of the parks offer family friendly picnic sites complete with picnic tables, fire pits, covered cook houses and sporting facilities. Fish Creek Provincial Park, located in South Calgary is one of the largest urban provincial parks in Canada. The provincial park is over 20km wide, running from Calgary’s west side city limits, east to the Bow River. Almost every community in Calgary enjoys a park nearby. The individual parks found on this page contain information and photo galleries.
Fishcreek - BurnsmeadeHull's Wood Parking Area
Burnsmead Fish Creek Provincial Park is located just before Bankside park. Like most places in Fish Creek Provincial Park it is easy to forget you're in a city with a population over 1million people. You may see several bird watchers here in the mornings. Park entrance is located on Bow Bottom Trail near the communities of Parkland and Deer Run. There is a pedestrian bridge located here that leads to the community of Mountain Park Estates.