Nose Hill Park Mountains and City Vista deTour

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Nose Hill Park Mountains and City Vista deTour

$0 per person

Soak up the expansive Rocky Mountain vistas, City Skyline views and fresh air while exploring Calgary’s biggest park.

DeTourists, please take note …
  • This self-guided deTour covers ~9km of easy walking on unpaved, gravel pathways in Nose Hill Park
  • Walking is suitable for accompanied children of all ages
  • This deTour is well-suited to cycling
  • The park is an off-leash area so this location is frequented by dog walkers
  • Pack suitable clothing as weather can change at short notice
  • Exercise extreme caution on walkways during winter months
  • Wildlife alert: be on the lookout and keep your cameras at the ready!
  • Health-awareness information is available for this deTour on the “Wellness” tab

Key DeTour Destinations

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Click here to view a detailed downloadable deTour route in Google Maps

Click thumbnail photos for a high-speed virtual deTour

Nose Hill Park GoPro Cycle with Gary

Nose Hill Park Virtual deTour









  • Departure
    This detour circuit starts / ends at the parking lot at 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
  • Dress Code
  • Included
    Day backpack
    Outdoor clothing
    Own transportation
    Public washrooms
    Refreshment stops en route
    Suitable footwear
    Sun glasses
    Winter walking hazards
  • Not Included
    Change of clothing
    Dangerous activity
    Entrance fees
    Identification required
    Indoor clothing
    Reservations may be required
    Safety equipment
    Souvenir shopping
2888 Shaganappi Trail NW Parking Lot
Park your vehicle at the public parking lot located at 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW. For a more detailed outline of our recommended walking route refer to the Google Map walking route provided here and in this deTour's "Location" tab.  
Rocky Mountain vista views
Soak up the vast Rocky Mountain vistas from the Park
Downtown birds-eye views
Enjoy the birds-eye Downtown skyline views from the southern ridge of the Park.
"Friends" Cappuccino Bar and Bake Shop
You will want to drop in at this local gem to "fuel up" with a take-out or dine-in snack before or after your scenic Nose Hill Park detour. The destination is within easy walking or driving distance from the Nose Hill car park.

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Heath-awareness information for this deTour
Your body weight  
lb. kg est. calories burnt
131-145 60-66 362
146-160 67-73 403
161-175 74-80 446
176-190 81-86 482
191-205 87-93 522
206-220 94-100 560
221-235 101-107 601
236-285 108-130 684
286-335 131-152 817