Parks in Alberta, Canada provide travelers an opportunity to explore the wilderness landscapes, eco systems and communities of the province, as well as, discover the history of the province of Alberta.
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The Banff National Park has grown to include over 1,500 kilometres of recreational trails for hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, xc skiing and snowshoeing. There are ski mountains, picnic areas, summit lookouts, camping, mountain resorts, alpine teahouses, lakes, waterfalls, history and more.
The park was created in 2000 and named after Wilbur Griffith who, with his wife Betty, donated a portion of their estate to The City of Calgary to be set aside as a nature preserve. Griffith Woods is classified as a Special Protection Natural Environment Park because of its overall environmental...
An outstanding mountain bike skills park that is fun, safe, free of charge, and accessible for all abilities and ages, thereby facilitating the promotion of skills development, active lifestyles and mountain culture.
Baker Park is the most frequently requested park for outdoor weddings. The park has features which support spectacular wedding photography opportunities. They are: The Sun Bowl, Wildflower Mount, and the Eight Pillar Archway
Carburn Park is a large natural area park nestled along the Bow River featuring three man-made ponds, a regional pathway, and numerous wildlife, waterfowl and wildflowers to experience. The park reflects the preservation of wildlife habitat and ecosystem for everyone to enjoy.
Bordered by the Bow River and the community of Wildwood, Edworthy Park is a large diverse park that makes it a year-round destination. Edworthy Park includes the natural areas of Douglas Fir Trail and Lawrey Gardens.
Pearce Estate Park lies in a curve of the Bow River as it flows through the southeast part of Calgary and contains a 15 hectare reconstructed wetland and is home to the Sam Livingston Fish Hatchery and Bow Habitat Visitor Centre.
Rotary Park is situated on the hill north of Memorial Drive and east of Centre Street in the northeast. At the south end of Rotary Park is a beautiful vantage point called Jim Fish Ridge. Named for Jim Fish, a long-time parks visionary and supporter.