Britannia, Elboya, Stanley Park, and Riverdale, SW

Britannia Plaza, SW Owl's Nest Books, 815a 49 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 1G8

Description: We’ll walk about through Britannia to the Elbow River Pathway to Stanley Park before soaking up big mountain and river views from Parkhill. Meet Place: Meet outside Owl's Nest Books. Park anywhere in Britannia Plaza, off Elbow Drive, SW or take Bus #3. Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Lina's Italian Market and café

City Walk: Montgomery, University District & Bow River Pathway

Montgomery street parking 4624 Montalban Dr NW, Calgary, AB T3B 1E4

Description: We’ll walk through Montgomery, to the Bow River Pathway and then finish exploring the University District. Meet Place: Meet in Montgomery at the intersection of Montablan Dr and Montablan Cres., NW in the park. Free street parking Bathrooms: No Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Monogram in University District

City Walk: Altadore, Sandy Beach, Stanley Park, the Elbow River Pathway & Parkhill, SW

Bell's Café 1515 34 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 2B1

Description: We follow the Elbow River through Sandy Beach Park along Riverdale Avenue to Stanley park before climbing to views from Parkhill. We'll loop back across the river through the community of Elbow Park. Meet Place: Meet outside Bell's cafe, free street parking in the area Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Bell's café or Comptoir by Francois

Calgary Walk: Bridgeland & Nose Creek & Bow River Pathway, NE

Bridgeland Market, NE 3X37+82 Calgary, Alberta

Description: Traveling quiet tree-lined side streets past pop-bottle stucco homes we’ll climb to escarpment trails and enjoy fantastic city centre views from Tom Campbell’s Hill. You can expect a mix of narrow side trails, stairs, hills, and sidewalk trekking. Meet Place: Meet outside Bridgeland Market. Lots of free parking on side streets or take transit - […]

Calgary Walk: Jackrabbit Trail, SW

South Glenmore Park, Jackrabbit Trail 24 St SW, Calgary, AB T2V 3N8

Description: We’ll follow the Jackrabbit Trail as it skirts the Glenmore reservoir along a hidden wooded pathway with rolling hills. We'll continue along a mix of paved paths and Weaselhead wilderness trails along the Elbow River. Meet Place: Park in the large official parking lot for South Glenmore Park at the intersection of 90th Avenue […]

Calgary Walk: Glenmore Reservoir & Weaslehead, SW

Weaselhead parking Weaselhead, North Glenmore Park,6615 37 St SW, Calgary, AB T3E 5M9

Description: This walk starts in North Glenmore Park and follows the paved path along the top of the escarpment, looking west to the Rockies. We'll soon enter the Weaselhead trail network, a mix of dirt trails and boardwalks. This is a full-on nature immersion.  Meet Place: Meet at the Weaselhead Parking Lot, 37 St. and […]

Calgary Walk: Sue Higgins, Carburn Park, Beaverdam Flats, SE

Sue Higgins Park, SE XX8C+VC Calgary, Alberta

Description: We'll cross the Bow River and walk through Carburn Park to Beaverdam Flats Park and spectacular views from Lynnwood Ridge. Expect lots of wildlife, most notably deer in Carburn Park, pelicans in the spring, and abundant birdlife year-round. Meet Place: Sue Higgins Park, Deerfoot Trail, and Southland Drive official parking. Bathrooms: Yes, at the […]

Calgary Walk: Bowmont Park WEST END and Waterfall Valley, NW

Bowmont WEST End, NW 5550 51 Avenue Northwest, Calgary, AB, Canada

Description: We’ll hike 6-7 km along a mix of paved pathways into the rolling trails of Bowmont Natural Environment Park into Waterfall Valley. Meet Place: Meet at Bowmont Park WEST parking lot, 87 St, NW Bathrooms: No Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Cadence Café

City Walk: Nose Hill Park, Brisbois, NW

Nose Hill Park, Brisbois and John Laurie Blvd. Parking Brisbois Drive and John Laurie Blvd

Description: This hill trek leads to panoramic views of the entire city of Calgary. Wildlife, wildflowers, and sweeping green grasses make it hard to believe all this is in the heart of the city. Meet Place: Park in an official Nose Hill Parking lot on John Laurie Boulevard at Brisbois Dr, NW Bathroom: Seasonal bathroom […]

Briar Hill, West Hillhurst, Hounsfield Heights, Bow River, NW

Made by Marcus, Hillhurst Made by Marcus, 221 19 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2H9

Description: We’ll walk about 6-7 km through green spaces mixed with escarpment viewpoints alongside impressive homes. Creativity and quirkiness provide interest! Meet Place: Meet outside Made by Marcus Ice cream shop. Bathroom: None at the walk start. Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Pocket Coffee

Calgary Walk: West Nose Creek / Confluence Park, NW

West Nose Creek 300 Beddington Blvd NE, Calgary, AB

Description: We'll follow the pathways alongside the creek meanders through multiple curves in the valley bottom. The valley where we'll walk was forged by runoff from the last glaciation and is therefore considerably younger than the Bow and Elbow river valleys. In certain areas, the creek has been carved through the bedrock. Outcroppings of the […]

Calgary Walk: Glenmore Reservoir & Weaslehead, SW

Weaselhead parking Weaselhead, North Glenmore Park,6615 37 St SW, Calgary, AB T3E 5M9

Description: This walk starts in North Glenmore Park and follows the paved path along the top of the escarpment, looking west to the Rockies. We'll soon enter the Weaselhead trail network, a mix of dirt trails and boardwalks. This is a full-on nature immersion.  Meet Place: Meet at the Weaselhead Parking Lot, 37 St. and […]