Visitors, born-and-raised Calgarians, and the many new residents will find this friendly and informative book a great addition to a summer reading list-all year long! --Calgary's Child Magazine
From a perfectly split glacial rock at West Nose Creek Park to the mirror-like oxbow pools of Griffith Woods, this book is your guide to one of the comprehensive urban outdoor networks in North America.
On the twentieth anniversary of the Parks Foundation, Calgary, Terry Bullick has updated her best-selling 1990s book to capture the dynamic growth-and the growing appreciation-of the city's parks, pathways, open spaces and natural areas. Calgary Parks and Pathways: A City's Treasures visits more than thirty parks and highlights the 750 kilometers of pedestrian and cycling trails that radiate from the city's rivers, creeks and canals. Details 'at a glance' will prepare park users to get the most out of their very first visit, with current transit access, information on where to park, and what facilities and activities are available and supported. Whether on foot, bike, rollerblades or skis, Calgarians and visitors will find this friendly guide a must-have, any season of the year.