ISBN 978-0-9731066-7-1

Publication date 2008


Pages 214

Size 152.4 x 228.6 x 13

Price $19.95

In Southwest Calgary there are many excellent parks and green spaces. This book describes one hundred and six of these locations. Park visitors can discover river bank parks and pathways, natural areas, wetlands, escarpments, city centre parks and older community parks.

If you are seeking a quiet spot to relax on a hectic day, a new bird watching site, a path you have never explored or somewhere different for a picnic, you might just find the perfect place in Southwest Calgary.

In Southwest Calgary you can discover:

– An excellent skateboard park

– A forest trail close to downtown

– Natural areas beside the Bow River

–  Parks honouring Canada’s military

– An inner city park in a former railway yard

– Parks developed after streets were closed.

This guidebook is part of a three book series of Calgary’s Parks and Green Spaces. Discover North Calgary’s Parks and Green Spaces has ninety one parks and green spaces. There are sixty parks and green spaces in Discover Southeast Calgary’s Parks and Green Spaces.

Photos – clockwise from upper left (Somerset Square, a bridge in Strathcona, a boardwalk at Bridlewood Wetlands and an environmental reserve in Aspen Woods)


This book is now out of print.