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Address: 8900 48 Ave NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 2B2, Canada
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+1 403-268-2300

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Always nice either to walk, run, bike or run/walk with the dog. A hidden gem in the NW. Avoid it on weekends since it is too crowded. Since the overall renovation it looks and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always nice either to walk, run, bike or run/walk with the dog. A hidden gem in the NW. Avoid it on weekends since it is too crowded. Since the overall renovation it looks and feels even better.

Thank armourbreaker
Calgary, Canada
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for walking, skating, cross country skiing, cycling, boating, barbecues or watching the kids have fun at the playground. If you're looking for a place to spend some time during any season, this park is situated right next to the Bow River with tasty eateries nearby.

Thank ghryan
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32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing walk along the river and up the river bank. Really scared too many people will discover how much fun it is and it will get over crowded.

Thank Brad K
Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a great park Since the renovation the park is a park for all ages Great for picnic's or just for a nice walk The skating is great in winter

Thank Sharon G
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57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Ideally located, this park is great for walking, skating, rafting and picnicking. It is populated w/ mature trees and offers many outdoor opportunities. Take your dogs and children and enjoy the day!

Thank Kathy L
Calgary, Canada
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514 reviews
285 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Some parks are dead during the winter, but Bowness Park is very much alive at this time of year. The lagoon has always been the centre piece of the park, and City crews meticulously make a wonderful skating rink from it once it's cold enough. And the ice has been staying perfectly, even though we've in a bit of heat... More 

Thank BenLar137
Olds, Canada
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Once a year we plan a get together of the small group of people I use to work with. Pot luck picnic, and good conversation. Lovely paths to walk after eating too much.

Thank canadianmouselady
Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you are looking for a quick escape without leaving the city of Calgary, try a visit to Bowness Park. It is truly an enjoyable escape in the city. It is a lovely place to go for a walk or run; enjoy a picnic with the family; try your hand at plein-air art; or simply breathe, and relax.

Thank rwolf8
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

salut to the city for revamping and reconstructing nicely after the big flood in calgary. nice place skate in winter

Thank Hideaki H
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235 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Good location to spend time with family, friends and colleagues. Kids enjoy the green spaces to play as well.

Thank SundarDelhi

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