Nose Hill

MODERATE 78 reviews
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Nose Hill is a 12.7 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Calgary, Alberta, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
12.7 km
ELEVATION GAIN
258 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

beach

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

over grown

rocky

washed out

Rippable, Rocky, Rollercoaster-Ride Singletrack

1 month ago

Huge park! I always try to pick a different entrance each time I take my dog. He loves it there. Nice city views from one side of the hill and mountain views from the other side. I prefer it when it's got more colours in the spring and summer. Small dogs seem to go missing in the tall grass a lot here so do be careful. They are often found but lots of coyotes in the area to be aware of as well.

2 months ago

A nice Sunday walk. Trails were snowy and slushy but coming along nicely.

2 months ago

Nice views and a good walk. Still pretty snow covered in most spots and I found the on site maps a bit hard to figure out. The loop I took was about an hour walk :)

snowshoeing
4 months ago

Went yesterday after the snow storm mid week. The snow was deeper than usual. Good option when getting out to the mountains isn't possible. My dog loves it too.

8 months ago

What a great place. From the blvd, it looks like a hill, but from a top: it's so much more ...

hiking
9 months ago

Nice in town hike. We took some of the dirt pathways for a little more adventure/interest. I feel like there are so many routes through the park that every visit could be unique!

10 months ago

Spectacular views of Calgary and surrounding Rocky Mountains and foothills.

hiking
10 months ago

Definately good if your also walking a dog

10 months ago

Only did parts, nice views of city.

walking
11 months ago

Very nice view. Lots of deer.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Sunny spring day (12 degrees) in Nose Hill. Snow is gone but for the shady aspen groves. Dog walkers, hikers, and mountain bikers rejoice.

hiking
Thursday, February 09, 2017

nice park mostly used by dog walkers. many trails

walking
Monday, August 29, 2016

A very accessible park that has some beautiful nature. Plenty of walking paths and separate off leash areas for dogs.

trail running
Monday, July 18, 2016

Good trails to use within Calgary and has a variety of terrain.

walking
Saturday, July 16, 2016

Despite the rain clouds all over the city today, I managed to walk 12.5km here without getting rained on! Was so peaceful and beautiful - such a great place within the city to get away from the city!

Always a great walk here, no matter the weather.

Great for running, biking, walking, dogs, picnics, photography, and birding.

There are so many trails to suit any skill level.

walking
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Nice and peaceful, good place to walk with dogs

walking
Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Great. Peaceful & serene walk

hiking
Monday, May 23, 2016

Safe area for walking. Respectful people who keep their dogs under control and lots of families on the weekend. My favorite stop is the Native prayer circle.

mountain biking
Friday, April 29, 2016

great place

walking
Saturday, April 23, 2016

Whether walking, running, or biking - Nose Hill is a great all season place to keep in shape for the bigger trails.

walking
Friday, June 12, 2015

Great for a weekend walk. You can make it for as long as you want depending on where you start out. I like doing the loop starting at the Shaganappi parking lot best...Watch for porcupine and coyotes though if you have a dog with you.

walking
Monday, March 10, 2014

Fun trek for a day hike if don't feel like going far. Great view of Calgary on all sides of the hill.

hiking
6 days ago

recorded Nose Hill

hiking
15 days ago

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hiking
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mountain biking
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hiking
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