Calgary communities, parks and natural areas are connected by an extensive network of multi-use pathways available for all Calgarians to enjoy, whether for walking, running, in-line skating or cycling. In fact, Calgary has the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.
Read the geological history of Calgary on the "walls" of this park. Bowmont contains a steep cliff face that illustrates several chapters of the city's geological history. You can also see an unusual, spongy-looking, geological formation called "tufa.". Associated with the tufa is a three-metre-high waterfall.
Welcome to the Calgary Zoo, one of Canada's top tourist destinations and home to nearly 1,000 different animals from over 100 unique species. Visit our website to learn more and plan your next visit. Welcome to the Calgary Zoo, one of Canada's top tourist destinations and home to nearly 1,000 different animals from over 100 unique species.
CF Chinook Centre boasts over 250 stores, including top retailers and unique choices you won't find anywhere else in Calgary. Home to major department and flagship stores exclusive to Chinook Centre, we take pride in being Calgary’s premier shopping, dining & entertainment destination.
Cineplex Odeon Crowfoot Crossing Cinemas. 91 Crowfoot Terrace NW, Calgary, AB, T3G 2L5 (403) 547 - 3316 RealD3D. Wheelchair Accessibility Fidelio described video service is available. Look for the DS or CC/DS symbol beside the showtime for films available with this service. This theatre is equipped with assistive listening devices (ALD) in its auditoriums. ALDs are not captioning. They merely ...
Edworthy Park sits in a valley along the Bow River in southwest Calgary and includes the majestic Douglas Fir Trail and historical Lawrey Gardens. Note: Biophysical information is being collected in Edworthy Park to support future design opportunties, and to identify areas that may be suitable for restoration and enhancement.
Considered the birthplace of the city of Calgary, Fort Calgary offers you the chance to learn about its rich history in a scenic, family-friendly setting. The fort, originally built from pine and spruce logs in 1875, was created to flush out whiskey traders in the area and sits at the confluence of two rivers.
Gasoline Alley Museum is a celebration of industrial design illuminated by a storyline that follows the far-reaching social changes that resulted from the introduction and popularization of the automobile. The museum contains thousands of automobile memorabilia items, most dating from before the Second World War.
Improvements to the Glenmore Dam require Glenmore Reservoir to be maintained at lower than normal water levels. This will impact the 2018 boating season but will not have an impact on Calgary’s drinking water supply. In order to maintain a safe environment, all sailboats or boats requiring a trailer launch will not be permitted on the Glenmore Reservoir this season.
The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary in southeast Calgary is a large wildlife reserve with numerous nature trails where over 270 species of birds have been observed. The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary in southeast Calgary is a large wildlife reserve with numerous nature trails where over 270 species of birds have been observed.
Lougheed House, the Beltline's hub of cultural happenings & programs, is a National and Provincial Historic Site, Museum and restaurant, all located on our original 2.8 acres. This 14,000 square-foot sandstone prairie mansion was built in 1891 by Senator James Lougheed and his wife Lady Isabella.
Peace Bridge is a pedestrian bridge, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, that accommodates both pedestrians and cyclists crossing the Bow River in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.The bridge opened for use on March 24, 2012. It has the popular nickname "Finger Trap Bridge" due to its visual similarity to the finger trap puzzle.. The bridge was built by The City of Calgary to connect the ...
Reader Rock Garden Historic Park is one of Calgary's most unique cultural landscapes featuring the restored Reader house (that contains Reader's Garden Café), rock pathways, bridges, benches and beautiful flowers. Reader Rock Garden is the perfect location for group functions and events, including weddings, photography sessions and family gatherings.
About Sikome Lake, Calgary. S ikome Aquatic Facility or Sikome Lake Calgary is a man made lake located within the Fish Creek Provincial Park, and is part of the Bow River basin. It also functions as swimming area, open during the summer as a public beach. The Lake was established in 1978.
Stephen Avenue is a major pedestrian mall in downtown Calgary and is actually the portion of 8 Avenue SW between 4 Street SW and 1 Street SE. It is open to vehicles only from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. The most notable times that I have walked down the Boulevard of Broken Dreams was after a Calgary Flames victory and during a protest when the G8 was meeting in 2002 out in Kananaskis.
Welcome to The Hangar Flight Museum. Formerly the Aero Space Museum of Calgary, The Hangar Flight Museum is a busy and growing museum that fosters the understanding and appreciation of the evolution of flight through stories told about the airplanes, and helicopters in our collection and the men and women who designed and flew them.
T he Military Museums of Calgary, Alberta is the largest tri-service museum in Western Canada and the second largest military museum in the country. It consists of the four founding regimental museums and the Naval, Army and Air Force Museums of Alberta. We are also home to The Founders' Gallery and The Military Museums Library and Archives (University of Calgary).