Inglewood Bird Sanctuary - Grab your binoculars and head down to the sanctuary to search for some of the various species of birds, mammals and plants in the 36-hectare area walking the trail in Calgary.
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park- This is a new spectacular getaway if you want to enjoy big-sky and nice views. It's remote, but there are paved paths so it’s still accessible. It’s also got remote shale paths for more romantic moments.
Nose Hill Park, Porcupine Alley and Aspen Grove - If you want to get to the big plateau you can enjoy 360-degree views of the city. With over 150 types of plants, it’s spectacular in the summer. The coolies are full of aspen, so it’s a shady spot with lots of wildlife like deer and coyotes. Best of all, there are lots of off-leash areas, so you can bring along Fido too!
Downtown Art Walk -With over 59 pieces of public art downtown makes your walk a little more interesting. This brochure is your best guide to the various downtown displays for the enjoyment of the public.
Prairie Winds Park- This park has lots to offer for a great date night out. Enjoy a well-paved pathway, basketball courts, cricket pitch, outdoor fitness stations, a zipline, picnic areas and a toboggan gill and skating in the winter.
Coulee Natural Environment Park- This natural area located in northwest Calgary has two off-leash areas and numerous hiking trails. In this park, you can visit a classic prairie coulee.
Stroll along a stream in a manicured park. The trees and aquatic vegetation provide habitat for a variety of wildlife--the most obvious being ducks, geese and gulls. This park also hosts the Lions Festival of Lights in December every year.
Riley Park- Riley Park is a beautiful park within walking distance from the Kensington shopping district. The park contains a cricket pitch, wading pool and the Senator Patrick Burns Memorial Rock Garden.
Fish Creek Provincial Park- More than 200 bird species have been observed in the park making it another great place for bird watching. There is access to the bow where you can launch a raft or boat in the summer months or cast a line to catch a fresh fish. In the winter cross country skiing and snowshoeing are also possible.
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