Calgary has the largest number of off leash parks as well as the largest amount of park space at 1,280 hectares, in North America.
Edworthy Park is bordered by the Bow River and Sarcee Trail in the South West Community of Wildwood, Edworthy is a large activity diverse park. The terrain is hilly in some areas but so well protected from the wind within the well treed trails.
Beauty beyond belief is the best way to describe River Park. It has breathtaking views of downtown Calgary to the south.
To the East, the gorgeous valley view of the River and Sandy Beach is unforgettable.
Nose Hill Park covers an area of 1,129 hectares. The terrain is not level, but consists of many hills and valleys. Distant views of down town, Canada Olympic Park and the Mountains can be seen from various points in this park.
The walk along the pathways of West Nose Creek Park is so relaxing; you wouldn't know you are in a major city, other than the view of Deerfoot Trail and the sound of airplanes above.
What a beautiful place to be. This is a fabulous dog park that is fully fenced. Sue Higgins Park, formerly Southland Park, is sprawled out over 62 hectares of city land.
Tom Campbell's Hill Park is hilly with a beautiful tree line walking path. The top of the Hill provides a nice gentle breeze. There are also hiking trails within this 18 hectares park.
Rotary Park offers a beautiful mixture of park activities. While dogs are permitted off leash in most areas, there is a playground for small children where dogs are not permitted.
There are long, winding trails that run down the side of McHugh Bluff. There is a staircase, and at the top is a platform where the view of the city and river are incredible.