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Calgary Sandy Beach Park

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Address: 4500 14A St. S.W. | North Glenmore, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2V8, Canada
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This park is a wonderful place to walk, run, ride a bike and let your dog swim. There are lovely picnic tables, well maintained washrooms open in the summer and grounds for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Calgary
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a wonderful place to walk, run, ride a bike and let your dog swim. There are lovely picnic tables, well maintained washrooms open in the summer and grounds for playing sports like football or frizbee. It is a beautiful walk into the park from a number of different neigbourhoods. Parking is FREE if you choose to drive.... More 

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Calgary, Ab
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a great family destination whether you like to picnic or float down the river. It's incredibly busy on the weekends with hard to find parking.

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Thank tkriese
Calgary
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

They redid a lot ; new picnic tables and fire places and across the bridge a new dog park and beautiful pathways . One of my favorite places to go . Nice for walking or a family gathering.

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Thank Katy M
Calgary, Canada
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49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous park with picnic tables, paved trails, and some dirt trails. Off leash dog park area and benches to sit along the way.

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Beersheba, Israel
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

It's a great green peaceful area. A huge off leash area next to the river where dogs can have a great time. Very relaxing place.

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Red Deer, Canada
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36 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Took the dogs for a swim and a run. A great place for people of all ages and an amazing off leash park. Nice place on a sunny day

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Thank Larry H
Sherwood Park, Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Great place to walk, wade in the river or relax with a book! So peaceful and beautiful. Great exercise climbing back up the hill after😉.

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Thank Tamara D
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141 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This little park has a lot to offer. Get in early or book your site as this little gem will fill up fast as parking is at a premium. With the rivers edge accessible it is perfect for dipping your toes or sitting in the swift waters near the bridge. There are many day camp sites for booking and lots... More 

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Thank Michael B
Calgary, Canada
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Enjoyed a beautiful day at Sandy Beach park with the kids this week. It was fairly busy with lots of families and dog owners strolling the beach. The water was cool but refreshing. We packed a picnic and stayed for 3 hours! Highly recommend to everyone.

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Thank Kris395
Toronto, Canada
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154 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We walked this area on a weekend balmy day in February, and it is a peaceful, beautiful spot, for walkers, runners, cyclists, and dog walkers! The trees and blue sky were gorgeous, and photographers would also enjoy it here. There are washrooms, an off leash dog area, a playground, picnic areas, and, the glorious Elbow River to top the scene!... More 

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