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The Douglas Fir Trail - Wandering through Calgary's Past - Calgary provided by Earth & Pine Outdoor Inc.

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The Douglas Fir Trail - Wandering through Calgary's Past - Calgary

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An ecological wonder hidden in the city. Don’t forget your hiking shoes and prepare yourself for a wonderful 2.5 hours among gurgling natural springs, wild stands of Douglas Fir and epic views of a glacier scoured landscape. Wandering through Calgary's past, from the Ice Age to modern times, we will inhabit our imaginations to understand how the past has influenced the picturesque setting of Calgary. Not far from civilization but truly a world apart, this tour will give you a taste for Canada’s natural beauty and its amazing history. Great for families and those with a spirit of curiosity!
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You'll start at
Edworthy Park South Parking Lot
Bow River Pathway, Calgary, AB T3C 3B2, CanadaDirections to the Edworthy Park South Parking Lot The Edworthy Park south parking lot (on the south side of the Bow River) is located near to the major intersection of Sarcee Trail SW and Bow Trail SW. Along Bow Trail, turn north along 45th St and then left onto Spruce Dr. At the fork, keep right and head down the ravine until you come to the Edworthy Park parking lot. There will be a playground to the west. Please meet your guide on the east side of the parking lot.
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    Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail
    Stop: 3 hours -
    Trip Itinerary 9 am: Meet your guide at the Edworthy Park South parking lot. Please bring your day pack with water, snack, sturdy footwear, personal medications and appropriate outerwear. Receive a brief introduction to your day and sign waivers. 9:15 am: Hit the Trail! 9:15 am-11:30 pm: Wildflowers, songbirds, fossils, geology, cultural history, and a rest stop at a stunning viewpoint overlooking the Bow River. 11:45pm: Return to meeting place along the lower paved river pathway. *Times and duration are approximate based on the fitness and interests of the group. We will strive to please everyone but be prepared to go at the pace of the slowest person. Participants must stay with the group but there will be so much to see that we will definitely keep your eyes busy!
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Edworthy Park South Parking Lot
Bow River Pathway, Calgary, AB T3C 3B2, CanadaDirections to the Edworthy Park South Parking Lot The Edworthy Park south parking lot (on the south side of the Bow River) is located near to the major intersection of Sarcee Trail SW and Bow Trail SW. Along Bow Trail, turn north along 45th St and then left onto Spruce Dr. At the fork, keep right and head down the ravine until you come to the Edworthy Park parking lot. There will be a playground to the west. Please meet your guide on the east side of the parking lot.
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Departure Point
Edworthy Park South Parking Lot, Bow River Pathway, Calgary, AB T3C 3B2, Canada
Duration
2–3 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children unable to walk the whole distance can be carried in an approved backpack.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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  • Duration: 2–3 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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