Fish Creek Park, Bow Valley Ranch- Douglasdale escarpment, SE

Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Park 15975 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2J 6T5

Description: We'll walk from Fish Creek park across the Bow River to big views from the Douglasdale escarpment. A drop back to the river valley leads to Mallard Point and a flat walk along the Bow River through Fish Creek Park. Meet Place: Park in an official Bow Valley Ranch Fish Creek Park parking lot […]

Winston Heights, Mount Pleasant and Confederation Park, NE/ NW

Winston Heights Community Association 3WGX+W5 Calgary, Alberta

Description: We'll travel alongside side streets through the Communities of Tuxedo and Mount Pleasant before soaking up some big nature in Confederation Park. Our return route leads us to Lina's Café for a cold or hot drink (and tasty food!) Meet Place: Meet at the Winston Heights community association Bathrooms: None at the start Post-Walk […]

Urban Hike: Scarboro, Bow River, Quarry Road Trail & Edworthy Park, SW

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

Description: We'll connect four neighbourhoods on this urban walkabout. From Scarboro, along the Bow River Pathway to the Quarry Road Trail. We'll loop back through Kilarney, Bankview, and Mount Royal. Meet Place: Outside the Scarboro Community Centre, 14 Ave and 16 St, SW. Street parking. Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Caffe Beano  

Urban Hike: Bowmont Park East, Dale Hodges Weltands & Bowness, NW

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

Description: We’ll hike 10-12 km along a mix of paved pathways into the rolling trails of Bowmont Natural Environment Park and along Bow Crescent in Bowness. Meet Place: Bowmont park East End official parking lot Bathrooms: No Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Cadence Café

Urban Hike: Riley Park, Sunnyside, McHugh Bluffs & the Peace Bridge, NW

Riley Park official parking lot, NW 30 8 Ave NW, Calgary, AB T2N

Description: We’ll zigzag our way from parkland to ridge-top, past Sunnyside garage art to big views from Crescent Heights. Views of the Rockies, Calgary’s downtown core, and the Bow River are the treats on this outing. We'll loop back along the Bow River Pathway and over the Peace Bridge. Meet Place: Meet at the official […]

Urban Hike: Roxboro, Ramsay, East Village, Beltline, SE/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 […]

Fish Creek Park, Bow Valley Ranch- Douglasdale escarpment, SE

Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Park 15975 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2J 6T5

Description: We'll walk from Fish Creek park across the Bow River to big views from the Douglasdale escarpment. A drop back to the river valley leads to Mallard Point and a flat walk along the Bow River through Fish Creek Park. Meet Place: Park in an official Bow Valley Ranch Fish Creek Park parking lot […]

Urban Hike: Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, NW

Glenbow Ranch, NW Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, 255001 Glenbow Rd, Cochrane, AB T4C 0B7

Description: Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park is one of Canada’s newest Provincial Parks, protecting over 1300 hectares of foothills fescue parkland along the Bow River Valley, between Calgary and Cochrane. The Park preserves and protects significant natural and cultural features, including examples of endangered ecosystems and rare species, First Nations and early ranching and industrial settlements, […]

Urban Hike: Sandy Beach, North Glenmore, Garrison, Altadore, SW

Sandy Beach park 1125 50 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2T 2V8

Description: We'll follow the Elbow River Pathway past the Glenmore Reservoir Dam, through North Glenmore sidestreets before looping back through the neighbourhoods of Garrison and Altadore and a big view finish from River Park. Meet Place: Sandy Beach Park official parking Bathroom: port-a-potty Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Aroma Café

Urban hike: South Calgary, Bankview, Scarboro, Connaught, Mount Royal, SW

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

Description: We'll connect four neighbourhoods on this urban walkabout. From South Calgary to hilly Bankview into Scarboro and up and over Crowchild Trail into Killarney. Want to join us? Scroll down to the bottom for the options Meet Place: South Calgary Community Association Post-Walk Coffee Stop (Optional): Aroma Café on 33rd and 18 St, SW

Urban Hike: Pearce Estates, Inglewood, Ramsay, Bow River RiverWalk,SE

Inglewood, SE 2XV5+G5 Calgary, Alberta

Description: Explore Calgary’s eclectic neighbourhood! The hike starts along the Bow River Pathway and travels past the Harvie Passage watercourse. We'll connect to the RiverWalk and travel the eclectic Ramsay side-streets, to big Rockies views atop Scotsman's Hill with a final stop at one of the many coffee shops for those who have time for […]

Urban hike: Lynnwood, Ogden, Beaverdam Flats & Bow River pathway loop, SE

Ogden, George Moss Park, SE XXPW+VF Calgary, Alberta

Description: We'll explore the neighbourhoods of Ogden and Lynnwood before walking along the escarpment that offers up Rockies views and overlooks the Bow River and downtown. Single track trails behind stunning homes lead to hidden pathways that we'll follow to the Bow River Pathway, before we cross to the west side of the river and […]