Inline skating path in Bow River, Calgary, Alberta. A skate trail and scenic rollerblading place with asphalt lanes to blade on smooth surfaces.
Skating Places

Stats for Bow River Greenway
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Entrance: You can catch the path in many places from beyond Bowness Park in the Northwest, past Shouldice and Edworthy, to the center of town at Prince's Island, and then east to Fort Calgary, past the Inglewood Wildlife Park, and then south to Fish Creek Park.
Length: 10 or 18 km loop
Terrain: Generally flat with minor hills
Description: A beautiful wilderness area where you can also go fly fishing or take a gentle raft float down the river. The Bow River Valley is one of the most developed landscapes in the world where grizzly bears still roam free, so be informed.
Directions: For the expert 15-18 km loop start from the parking lots on the southwest side of the Calgary Zoo. Take the path north of Memorial Drive over the Baines Bridge, then turn east. You'll see the Prehistoric parks and the North American section of the zoo. Cross Nose Creek, go east and you'll find the Western Headworks Irrigation Canal pathway, and follow it to Deerfoot Trail and Max Bell Arena. Keep going south along Deerfoot Trail, cross the road at the entrance to the Inglewood Golf Course and continue along the canal to 50th Avenue SE. Cross the traffic light and pick up the Bow River pathway system there. Go north, past the C.P.R. yards, and Fort Calgary. Cross the suspension bridge onto St. Patrick's Island just west of the Fort, go through Centenary Park and back to the parking lot.
  For an easier route at about about 10 km, reverse your direction starting at Centenary Park, across the bridge to Fort Calgary, then east around the Dean house, past the Pearce Estate and over to 17th Avenue SE. Go north alongside the Deerfoot, past the start of the canal system, to the Nose Creek Pathway. Continue west through the Zoo and prehistoric park. Turn left at the Baines Bridge and back into the parking lot.

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Smooth Paths
A Minor Hill
Next to
Memorial Drive
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Fort Calgary and
Wildlife Park
Bowness Park
(Where Memorial Dr. meets Deerfoot Trail)
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