Fish Creek Provincial Park

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15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE

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Free

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Parks and Gardens, Recreation, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
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This large park south of downtown offers lots of opportunities to hike, swim, fish, cycle, ski and simply enjoy nature. What's more, the park's visitor center has a theater and exhibit area showcasing artifacts found in the park.

Recent visitors praised the park for its beauty, the variety of outdoor pursuits available and the opportunities to see wildlife. Others enjoyed the numerous walking and cycling paths.

The park is located about 15 miles south of downtown Calgary. It is open from 8 a.m. to 6, 8 or 10 p.m., depending on the season, and free to access. The visitor center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit the park's website.

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