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Bowness Park

8900 48 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 2B2, Canada
+1 403-268-2300
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BEAUTIFUL WELL TREED PARK WITH RIVER

Perfect location for all ages. The park is great for picnics, walks, family outings, marriages and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joe C
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Calgary, Alberta
Great place for a stroll!

Great for dog walking or a Sunday stroll! Take a picnic or a snack or a coffee and go for a stroll... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mpcrozier
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Red Deer, Canada
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“paddle boats” (14 reviews)
“bow river” (30 reviews)
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8900 48 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 2B2, Canada
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+1 403-268-2300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Perfect location for all ages. The park is great for picnics, walks, family outings, marriages and generally just messing around. You and your family could easily spend a whole day here.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great for dog walking or a Sunday stroll! Take a picnic or a snack or a coffee and go for a stroll along the river!

Thank mpcrozier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They renoveted very well They have a New restaurant Good menue,the train/little one/ functioning ágain the canal full with diferent birds Good place for picnik and relax

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bowness is my favorite Park in Calgary. Very relaxing atmosphere. My grandkids love the park. Whether take the mini train, walk or go to the water park. There is also restaurant. We keep on coming back to these Park.

Thank CanadaCristy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the floods it was nice to see the park bounce back. The new water park is a huge success, way better than Riley Park or Glenmore. Catch the train to the park to avoid walking and then hope back on it to the parking...More

Thank SJCPat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For kids there is a train that goes around the park with a little history lesson . Afterward you can take out the paddle boat and share the water with 3-5 types of ducks hanging out . You'll need a drink to soak it all...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This time our trip was all about the wading pool. The new wading pool at Bowness Park is finally open. It was worth the wait. The pool is smaller and shallower than the one at Riley Park. A plus or minus depending on your needs....More

1  Thank JR E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is car-free , so riding is perfect, plus the paths used to be narrow roads so super easy to use. It all connects to other pathways as well.

Thank Paddy E
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Lovely park with well maintained paths. Easy to reach and a nice place to spend a couple of quiet hours.

Thank NICOLA H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We visited Bowness Park on a Friday evening at the height of the summer season..what an enjoyable experience for all..old and young!!..there was ample parking space and even if there isn't you can park in a nearby designated area and use the free shuttle service...More

Thank glendjoachim
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Stephanie P
9 July 2015|
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Response from PapaJohn100 | Reviewed this property |
Not only is the boat rental not open yet, but as the beginning got July the Cafe is still closed. It has been rebuilt and according to The City website is expected to be open sometime this summer.
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