Calgary Parks & Gardens

You can picnic in the park, or you can keep moving along the pathways.

Calgary has over 80 square kilometers of parkland and public green spaces, as well as the longest paved urban pathway system in North America. It runs for more than 660 kilometres and can be easily accessed from almost anywhere in the city.

Some of the city’s most popular green spaces include:

  • Fish Creek Provincial Park, which is Canada’s largest urban park, and stretches for 19 kilometres
  • Edworthy Park, which encompasses 1.27 square kilometres in northwest Calgary on the Bow River
  • Nose Hill Park, which features 11.27 square kilometres of prairie grasslands in the north central area of the city
  • Prince’s Island Park, a unique island green space on the Bow River in the heart of the city
  • Stanley Park, a favourite summer picnic spot for Calgary families

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