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One of the most beautiful and historic parks in Calgary. At one time Bowness park served as a vacation get away for Calgarians. A place to swim, relax, socialize and play. It still serves as a beautiful place to engage in wonderful family and romantic events!
Bowness Park is about 6 km away from Valley Ridge. It is a 30-hectare urban park on the Bow River in Bowness, a neighbourhood in the northwest quadrant of the City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is popular in the summer for picnics and boating, and in winter for ice skating on the lagoon and the…
Beautiful Park that you can go to for many reasons. A nice walk (the loop is just under 5km) but really easy to walk. There are lots of picnic areas with BBQs installed to have a nice family picnic. There also is a very nice restaurant to have dinner at (the restaurant is more of a date night…
Paddle boating, mini train, rafting (popular starting point for rafting down the bow), picnic spaces and an ice rink in the winter.
A hidden gem in NW Calgary - rent a canoe or paddle boat, have a picnic or lunch at the restaurant.
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