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.
Nosehill5620 14 St NW
This is Calgary's largest park and one of the largest urban parks found in Canada. This park is a natural grass land that seems to go for ever. The park offers outstanding views to the west, south and east. Several trails throughout the park include informative nature plaques. For dog lovers there is a large off leash area. Dress warm, the wind can really blow on top of Nose Hill. Nose Hill Park is surrounded by 12 residential communities and covers 11 square kilometers.