February 4, 2015 is Winter Walk Day in Canada, a nationwide initiative that encourages Canadians to get outside and walk, even for 15 minutes.
If you want to enjoy some beautiful scenery tomorrow, here’s some places to check out:
Bragg Creek Provincial Park
Located 44 km west of Calgary in the hamlet of Bragg Creek. Features of the park include:
- Picnic space
- Hiking trails
- Free parking
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park
Located between Calgary and Cochrane along the north shore of the Bow River. This park contains over 1,300 hectares of parkland. Features include:
- Natural features, including endangered ecosystems and rare species
- Showcase the rich history of ranching and the historic Glenbow townsite
- Managed through a formal partnership with the Glenbow Ranch Park Foundation
Big Hill Springs Provincial Park
This park has a series of waterfalls, and a historic fish hatchery, not to mention Alberta’s first commercial creamery. This park is located 10 kilometres east of Cochrane. Features of the park include:
- Free Parking
For more information on these parks and many more in the County, check out the Rocky View County website.