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“beautiful highly used park”
Prince's Island Park is a beautiful highly used park in downtown Calgary that holds many large events throughout the year including the Canada Day celebration and Calgary Folk Festival. Since its development as a park in the 1950s, Prince's Island Park has been recognized as an urban oasis and is an important contributor to the cultural and recreational quality of life for Calgarians. In March 1999, Council approved a renovation of the island, including wetland construction and native plant restoration. The ChevronTexaco Learning Pathway is an environmental educational pathway on the east end of Prince's Island Park. The pathway winds around a constructed wetland designed to treat storm water before entering back into the Bow River. Interesting interpretive signage explains how a wetland works and presents meaningful information about wildlife, habitat and water quality. It is an environmental, educational, and recreational resource that connects people with nature in an interactive way.
This is a great little park that's on the walk between Crescent Heights and downtown. Cutting through the park, rather than taking the Centre Street Bridge, was a nicer, but slightly more... Read more
Happened upon this park while walking around town looking for the Peace Bridge. We had some time to pass so this was the perfect find, and ended up for making a nice morning in Calgary! The park... Read more
This beautiful, 50 acre"urban park" is found on the north side of downtown Calgary by the Eau Claire neighborhood and is a fantastic place to get out in nature - even though it's in such close... Read more
Prince's Island Park
- Sun - Sat: 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
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