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Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail

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Address: Spruce Drive, Calgary, Alberta T2N 0C0, Canada
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+1 403-268-2300
08:30 - 16:00
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Very beautiful and quiet in the middle of the city. Being upgraded and cleaned by volunteers. Enjoy the walk

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leona M
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful and quiet in the middle of the city. Being upgraded and cleaned by volunteers. Enjoy the walk

Thank Leona M
Red Deer, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are flush toilets and a coffee shop at Edworthy walk. We walked along the river to Eau Claire Market, crossed the river on a pedestrian bridge and walked back to the park to retrieve our vehicle in the free parking lot. There bike trails are available along the same route.

Thank Cindy P
Calgary, Canada
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Quiet, peaceful walkway along the river with a pedestrian bridge. Picnic areas, bike path, free parking.

Thank W W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Situated near the Bow River, this park offers lots of great picnicking options, an outdoor cafe and a beautiful wilderness hiking trail right in the middle of the city, a must do!

Thank Kathy L
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is one of the largest green spaces that is very close to the city centre. Regardless of season, families need to be careful in that there is an active train line in the park, and the Bow River, however beautiful, can be a serious hazard. The ice on the banks may appear thick, but nobody should venture on to... More 

Thank BenLar137
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

As a family we booked part of park for family picnic. The younger kids had fun. Wonderful and relaxing day.

Thank marisa f
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Unbelievable solitude in the heart of a city of over a million. Surrounded by natural wonders of old stand Douglas Firs, little springs, lush native plants. The pathways provide beautiful views of the Bow River and spans of stairs for fitness challenges winding your way up the south cliff of the Bow Valley.

Thank Lorraine O
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

I've lived near Edworthy Park for almost 30 years. Nice park, and the Douglas Fir Trail is a very nice urban trail through large...Douglas Firs. But, the trail is now closed (for the first time in my experience) indefinitely while they do a study on how to stabilize the slope. No idea when it will re-open.

Thank murrayf60
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Convenient parking on both sides of the Bow River. The paved walks extend as for as you want to go (Calgary has the most amazing walkway network) Don't forget to stop in at the little cafe next to the bridge~great ice cream, amongst other things. YumYum!

Thank KootenayGold
Airdrie, Canada
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Overall I was quite surprised that you could find such a shaded tree covered trail in the heart of Calgary. Being from out of town, I wouldn't make the special trip to the park again but it's a good place to go for a long walk if you're in the area

Thank ShleeGreen

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