Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail, Calgary
Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
City-dwellers flock to Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail to enjoy 169 hectares (417 acres) of sprawling greenery and the scenic Bow River. Take a picnic to enjoy along the riverbanks, and explore the well-marked gravel trail through towering Douglas firs, some of them around 500 years in age. Check the park's schedule ahead your visit, as weather-related issues can compromise the safety of the route. Bring a camera to capture dramatic views of the river valley at various lookout points along the trail. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail and many more Calgary attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Calgary vacation builder.
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Great for a family outing! Playground for the little ones, a rocky beach on the bow and plenty of pavilions you can rent to have a barbeque in! Washroom facilities are also provided.
This is a great place to get outside and experience nature in Calgary. There are well marked paths for hiking, paved and dirt bike trails, picnic areas, playgrounds. Access to the river, makes this a ... read more »
Although I have lived in Calgary for about 45 years, I only recently walked around the Douglas Fir Trail along the south side of the Bow River. It was almost like hiking in the foothills or mountains ... read more »
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