Carburn Park

Carburn-ParkCarburn Park is a large natural area nestled along the Bow River. The park reflects the preservation of wildlife habitat and ecosystem for all Calgarians to enjoy.

The park was created in the 1970s. It was once part of Senator Patrick Burns’ vast prairie empire. The park is named after Carburn Aggregates because the majority of the park’s land was acquired from them.

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49 Douglas Woods Manor SE
49 Douglas Woods Manor SE, Calgary
$979,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 2,757 Sf

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648 Quarry Way SE
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648 Quarry Way SE, Calgary
$869,900 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,828 Sf

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704 Willingdon Boulevard SE
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704 Willingdon Boulevard SE, Calgary
$799,900 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,363 Sf

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314 Douglas Glen Close SE
314 Douglas Glen Close SE, Calgary
$798,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,879 Sf

MLS® # A1045804

1331 Mapleglade Crescent SW
1331 Mapleglade Crescent SW, Calgary
$745,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,704 Sf

MLS® # A1068320

18 Quarry Drive SE
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18 Quarry Drive SE, Calgary
$724,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,354 Sf

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523 Athlone Road SE
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523 Athlone Road SE, Calgary
$638,800 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,223 Sf

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120 Maple Court Crescent SE
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120 Maple Court Crescent SE, Calgary
$619,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,132 Sf

MLS® # A1054550

708 Allden Place SE
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708 Allden Place SE, Calgary
$619,000 - 5 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,633 Sf

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153 Riverview Court SE
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153 Riverview Court SE, Calgary
$599,900 - 3 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,657 Sf

MLS® # A1074274

9308 Albany Place SE
9308 Albany Place SE, Calgary
$584,900 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 969 Sf

MLS® # A1069291

723 Allandale Road SE
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723 Allandale Road SE, Calgary
$569,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,635 Sf

MLS® # A1052687


What is there to do at Carburn Park?

Carburn Park is a beautiful little oasis in the middle of the city. It’s hard to imagine you’re in the middle of the city at many points along the pathways.

The park has a vast land to shelter wildlife. It is a fantastic place for watching birds such as Warblers, Vireos, Belted Kingfishers and Great Blue Herons. You can often see deers too.

You can take a stroll along the hiking trails which follow the Bow river and enjoy flora and fauna. The pathway is excellent for biking with kids.

There are lots of water activities in the park. It is an excellent place to fish with family. Canoes, dinghies, and paddleboats are allowed in the ponds. In Winter, visitors can enjoy cross country skiing and free outdoor skating in the park’s South East quadrant.

Carburn has the most extensive ponds in the park system. The first pond is the smaller of the two and has an island in the middle. It is a perfect spot to take kids out to learn water safety and paddling skills as the water could not be calmer.

After the first pond, the pathway encircles the second larger pond. There are several spots where you can get close down by the water to throw rocks or look at the pond life.

On the West side of the park, you’ll find picnic spots. Fire pits and BBQ stands are also available. Six wheelchair accessible picnic tables were also installed to promote inclusivity. You can book the picnic sites if you want to celebrate special occasions in a picturesque nature.

Children will have a great time at the playground. Pet lovers are welcome to walk their dogs as long as they are on a leash. Washrooms are open all year round from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

How big is Carburn Park?

Carburn Park lies along the eastern shore of the Bow River and was mined for gravel in the early 1980s. The park is accessible through the community of Riverbend.

It covers 135 hectares area. The 2.4-kilometre fraction of the land is Carburn Pond Loop, a lightly trafficked loop trail.

Where is Carburn Park Located?

You can visit the park at 67 Riverview Drive South East Park. hours: 5 a.m. - 11 p.m. The park is accessible through the community of Riverbend. A free parking lot is available at the entrance, so you are welcome to bring your own car.

If you prefer public transportation, the park can be accessed by Calgary transit with route numbers 36, 41, 75 with stop number 8056.

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Listing information last updated on March 1st, 2021 at 12:46pm CST.