Calgary is blessed with so many beautiful parks, and Glenmore Park (South) is one of the best. Picnic areas & walking paths galore. The view of the Rockies is spectacular.
There is a great playground area for kids, it's worth even a 20 or 25 minute drive to get there. It features a lovely dock area, boat launch, rentals are available. It's free, it's fun, it's something different if you just want to get the kids somewhere for an hour.
If you are looking for something to do without spending a lot of money then pack a picnic and enjoy a day strolling around Glenmore Reservoir. There is a great pathway system with good parks along the way and lots of boats in the water to look at. Bring a frisbee.
My walk on a Chinook warm day began at Heritage Park where we parked for free and began in the Railway Cafe for coffee and a bathroom break. The walk from there to the Park at South Glenmore took me about 45 minutes. Though it is closed in winter, there is a path around this part of the reservoir down... 更多