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Calgary has a great reputation for its bike paths and trails around the city, in this blog we will be discussing 5 fun trails in Calgary that you definitely need to try out!
Rotary Mattamy Greenway Bike Trail
The Rotary/Mattamy Greenway Trail is a 145 km long pathway system that loops around the entire city. This trail connects almost 1000 km of existing pathways as well as natural areas, parks, and greenspaces.
This bike trail is a fun way to explore most of Calgary via bike! Check out Parks Foundation’s page on the Trail and how to best navigate it.
Glenmore Reservoir Bike Trail
The Glenmore Reservoir Bike Trail is a 15.3 km biking and hiking loop that is good for all levels of cyclists and even pets! This trail has beautiful views of the reservoir and a nice mix of flat sections and mild inclines.
This trail is very popular and the best times to go to avoid the crowds are first thing in the morning or after dinner.
Fish Creek Park Bike Trails
The Fish Creek Park Bike Trails are a great way to explore South Calgary, Fish Creek’s main Cycling artery stretches 20km in length. These Trails have a scenic woodland surrounding and have access to fire pits and picnic tables if you needed a rest stop.
Due to its woodland nature cyclists are asked to be aware of the wildlife we share the park with.
Edworthy Park to Fort Calgary Bike Trail
The Edworthy Park to Fort Calgary Bike Trail is a family friendly 9.3 km long ride that begins at Edworthy Street and ends at a pedestrian bridge at Fort Calgary on the Bow River’s South Bank.
This is an easy ride that is open year round. Parking for this trail is available at both Fort Calgary and Edworthy Park.
Bowness Park Bike Trails
The Bowness Baker Park Loop is 4.3 km long and suitable for all levels of cyclists. The Trail features a river, and dogs are able to use this trail as long as they are kept on a leash.
This is a quick ride, especially great if you plan on taking the family along with you!
Calgary has so many great biking spots it was hard to choose just 5. We hope you are able to check out some of these spots.