Urban Hike: Beltline murals walk – Sunalta, Connaught and 17 Ave SW

Scarboro Community Centre 1737 14 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0W5

Description: The walls have become canvases in Connaught, Sunalta and, 17 Ave SW. We'll search out the colourful artwork down back alleys and along sidestreets. We'll loop back along the Elbow River to hidden stairways and big views from Mount Royal. Meet Place: Meet in Scarboro at the Scarboro Community Centre on 14 Ave at […]

Calgary Walk- Nose Hill Park, Behind Winter Club, NW

Nose Hill Park, Winter Club, NW 51.092734, -114.098340

Description: Load up your backpack and join us on this hiking training session where we'll climb the stairs to the Nose Hill Plateau, Calgary's highest point where panoramic views are your reward, and then continue on single-track trails that dip into aspen-filled coulees, past spring wildflowers to Rockies views. Want to join us? Scroll down […]

Horsethief Canyon Badlands with paleonologist, Drumheller

Nose Hill 64th Avenue 6465 14 St NW, Calgary, AB T2K 5R2

Description: Horsethief Canyon is the rarely marvelled gem in this prehistoric playground. It's a 10-kilometre jaunt up quiet Highway 838 (the North Dinosaur Trail), northwest of the region's Royal Tyrrell Museum. A descent in the canyon leads us into the land of strange outcrops of rock that are a kaleidoscope of geology and history, a […]

Urban Hike: Valley Ridge West and Browser Valley, NW

Valley Ridge Parking lot, NW 51.10030286021264, -114.26680826330526

Description: We’ll hike 10+ km along some rolling and some steep single-track trails with views of the Bow River. Looping back we'll follow the ravines into Browser Valley before climbing to Valley Ridge paved paths and neighbourhood trails. Want to join us? Scroll down to the bottom for the options Meet Place: Meet at the […]

LIBRARY WALK from Signal Hill Library

Signal Hill Library 5994 Signal Hill Centre SW, Calgary, AB T3H 3P8

Walk with Lori! Join Lori Beattie, best-selling author of Calgary’s Best Walks for a guided 6-7 km city walk with hills. You’ll connect neighbourhoods, parks, pathways, and hidden stairways while chatting with interesting people from around the city and the world. Grab signed copies of Lori's guidebooks Calgary's Best Walks and Calgary's Best Bike Rides. […]

Urban Hike: Bowmont Park, Waterfall Valley, Dale Hodges Park & Bowness, NW

Bowmont EAST End, NW 3RJM+5P Calgary, Alberta

Description: We’ll hike 10+ km along a mix of paved pathways into the rolling single-track trails and boardwalks of Bowmont Natural Environment Park and Dale Hodegs Park. Waterfall Valley is a highlight on this hilly trek that offers amazing views of the Bow View and the Rockies. Want to join us? Scroll down to the […]

Calgary Walk: Cambrian Heights- Highland park- Queens Park, NW

Confederation Park 30 Ave and 7 St NW 3WHC+R4 Calgary, Alberta

Description: We’ll walk along a mix of neighbourhood side-streets to the spectacular views from the Cambrian Heights followed by green space walking in Highland Parkj. Meet Place: Park in the official parking lot for Confederation Park at 30 Ave and 7 St NW Bathrooms: YES Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Ola Luna bakery café

LIBRARY WALK from Nicholls Family Library

Nicholls Family Library 1421 33 St SW, Calgary, AB T3C 1P2

Walk with Lori! Join Lori Beattie, best-selling author of Calgary’s Best Walks for a guided 6-7 km city walk with hills. You’ll connect neighbourhoods, parks, pathways, and hidden stairways while chatting with interesting people from around the city and the world. Grab signed copies of Lori's guidebooks Calgary's Best Walks and Calgary's Best Bike Rides. […]

Calgary Walk: Marda Loop, Altadore, Elbow River Pathway, SW

South Calgary Community Association 3130 16 St SW, Calgary, AB T2T 4G7

Description: We'll navigate side stress through Altador to the Glenmore Dam, followed by a tour through Bel Aire and Elboya before connecting the Elbow River Pathway and looping back for a big views finish from Britannia and River Park. Meet Place: South Calgary Community Association Bathroom: port-a-potty Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Le Comptoir by Francois

City Walk: Patterson, Cougar Ridge, Paskapoo Slopes, SW

Cougar Ridge Meet place 3R92+4M Calgary, Alberta

Description: Offering unobstructed views of the Bow River Valley and the prairies beyond, this urban walkabout offers the perfect vantage point to get the lay of the land in Calgary. Navigating a mix of forested single-track trails, quiet side streets, and paved pathways, walkers soak up spectacular vistas and we'll check out the Buddist Stuppa. […]

Canmore Policeman’s Creek, neighbourhoods, Highline Trail Café Loop

Malcolm Hotel Canmore 3JPW+PW Canmore, Alberta

Description: We'll hike the neighbourhoods, river trails, and the High Line Trail trail in Canmore. We'll walk along the Bow River towards the Three Sisters mountain ranges before walking the Highline Trail. We'll stop in downtown Canmore for a coffee post-hike if you have time. Bring lunch for the hike and we will eat along […]

Urban Hike: Roxboro, Stanley Park, Mount Royal, SW

Roxboro Park 2WGP+V2 Calgary, Alberta

Description: Hidden pathways, stairs and hills, river trails, interesting architecture, and some tasty post-hike treats to warm us up! Want to join us? Scroll down to the bottom for the options Meet Place: Meet in the park at the corner of 30 Avenue and Roxboro Glen Road, SW. Free, no restrictions, parking on 30 Avenue […]