Fish Creek Provincial Park

Calgary

Although not as spectacular as the Rockies, there are still plenty of painting opportunities in one of Canada’s largest urban wilderness parks. Surrounded by the southern part of Calgary, it has over 80 km of paved bike paths and trails, and 13 km2 of protected parkland.

You’ll have to explore the area a little, and I’d recommend getting off the bike paths and follow the gravel trails along either the creek (western arm of the park) or the Bow River (eastern arm).

For more information visit:
https://albertaparks.ca/parks/kananaskis/fish-creek-pp/

Overall Rating
Good
Access Rating
Easy
Pros
  • Never crowded, even on holidays and weekends
  • Very easy walking along well maintained bike-paths and trails
  • Several park entrances to different areas of the park
  • Loads of parking areas throughout the park
  • Some parking areas include picnic areas and public bathrooms nearby
Cons
  • Watch out for cyclists on the bike paths


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