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Prince's Island Park, Calgary

(4.7/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Head out of town without actually leaving it at Prince's Island Park, an urban park and the green lung of Calgary. Developed on a 20 ha (49 acre) island, the park can be accessed by three separate bridges, linking it with urban areas. Take a walk across the island, admiring the mix of landscaped and wild environment, with wetlands and flower gardens to explore. The island offers plenty of space for recreational activities and relaxation, including picnic benches and playgrounds, as well as benefitting from onsite amenities, such as a restaurant and restrooms. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Calgary holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Prince's Island Park and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A lot of people came to work mostly true where magic shows or anything like that many people came to see the dancing and so most people who exercise and family picnic Oh! This saw the beaver is the Otter!!!
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  • This park is great for a walk in the summer and a short skate in the winter. There is a restaurant in the middle and great play structures for small children. It is beside the river so you can sit and...  more »
  • I been there for the restaurant "the River Cafe"... That place is so nice ... lovely outdoor Terrasse... and amazing quality food :)  more »
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  • An urban park, excellent location for leisurely walks or runs. Nice views, lots of greenery, plenty of flowerbeds. Located in north downtown directly on the Bow River. A nice place to spend some time holding hands.
  • Such a gem. It is a beautiful park and is often pleasantly populated. That is, the park is well-used but it's rarely (national holidays and concerts/events being the exceptions), over crowded. The pathways are maintained well and the proximity to a variety of spots to go for a bite to eat or a drink to quaff make it even more of a hotspot. Parking can be a nightmare but if you don't mind a bit of a walk to get to your walk, the parking lot at the curling rink is a good, inexpensive option.
  • Great place for Pokémon hunting , dont come here on a nice weekend unless your stocked up with pokeballs, usually all the stops in the "loop" are lured up.
  • Great place for family walks. It does tend to get crowded but overall the pathways are clean and well maintained. And the park itself is a beautiful green space.
  • Beautiful park with the café, and tons of space for running and playing games. Plus there's tons of space for kids to run around as well (including the playground). The pokemon stampedes are a thing to get used to, but after a few minutes it becomes part of the atmosphere! Definitely come and enjoy a day at the park.