Calgary  Alberta

 Calgary is a very special place. Inside and outside the city you'll find so many things to do that you'll never get bored.

About Calgary

  Welcome to Calgary, Alberta, Canada, introduce Calgary and list information on museums, local publications, the arts and other attractions. These sites are not extensive but will give you an idea of various activities happening around Calgary. If you are planning to move to Calgary have a look at Moving Publications from Canada's only publisher of guides for people relocating to Canadian cities or areas.  Information and pictures of Calgary Skyscrapers.

 

Parks

Calgary is home to a large number of Parks and expansive green areas. With over 1200 kilometers of walking and cycling paths, you'll find yourself often beside the Bow or Elbow River. In south Calgary you can visit Fish Creek Provincial Park where you often spot deer or elk grazing on the grassland. Nose Hill Park in north Calgary has been left untouched so you can imagine what the homesteaders must have seen when Calgary was first settled.

 

Calgary Exhibition

& Stampede

Yahoo! The Calgary Exhibition and Stampede brings the wild west into the big city. Labeled as "The Greatest Outdoor Show On Earth", the Calgary Stampede creates a down home country party atmosphere that permeates the city for the entire 10 days of the Stampede. From the first Stampede in 1912, the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede has grown from a rodeo to a huge exhibition, featuring artists from around the world, free flapjack breakfasts throughout the city, and lots of country dancing.

 

Cultural Events

There are a number of cultural events happening throughout the year. Check out our Culture page to get an idea of what Calgary has to offer.

 

Sports

Check out the various sports and sport teams available to you in Calgary.

 

Golf Courses

Calgary is a young city. This has created the opportunity for the city to develop, in its overall plan, a number of great public golf courses. As well, community developers have been able to develop communities that boast a golf course. Our golf page will provide you with information on golf courses in and around Calgary.

 

Libraries

Calgarians love their public libraries and borrow the highest number of books per person annually in all of North America. We have a great library system here. This page includes locations and hours.

 

Gardening

If you are interested in gardening and want to find out the challenges of a short Calgary growing season, you will want to take a look at our gardening page.

 

Post-Secondary

Schools

If you or anyone in your family is planning to attend a post-secondary school this page describes your options.

Outside Calgary

National Parks

& Clubs

Surrounding Calgary there are many places to enjoy nature. The Discover Alberta website has information on national parks, hiking, and many other Alberta attractions

 

Rail Tours

If you love watching the scenery whiz by and the clickity clackity sounds of rails, don't miss out on Heartland Rail Tours . Stettler, a three hour drive from Calgary, is the starting point to an adventure. From mid May to October you can spend an exciting a day (4 - 8 hours) aboard a real steam-powered train. Different themes are enacted throughout the season.

 

Royal Tyrrell

Museum

Or maybe dinosaurs are up your alley. Alberta has some of the most extensive dinosaur fossil deposits in the world. The Royal Tyrrell Museum, located two hours east of Calgary.

 

Calgary's Radio and Television Stations

 

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