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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238 Douglasbank Mews SE
238 Douglasbank Mews SE, Calgary
$894,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,850 Sf

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36 Quarry Gardens SE
36 Quarry Gardens SE, Calgary
$864,800 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,591 Sf

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143 Douglasbank Drive SE
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143 Douglasbank Drive SE, Calgary
$840,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,834 Sf

MLS® # A1104660

82 Quarry Way SE
82 Quarry Way SE, Calgary
$819,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,530 Sf

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7408 22a Street SE
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7408 22a Street SE, Calgary
$799,900 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,071 Sf

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10811 Maplebend Drive SE
10811 Maplebend Drive SE, Calgary
$790,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,920 Sf

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60 Quarry Drive SE
60 Quarry Drive SE, Calgary
$774,900 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,611 Sf

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624 Quarry Way SE
624 Quarry Way SE, Calgary
$774,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,336 Sf

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620 Quarry Way SE
620 Quarry Way SE, Calgary
$765,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,406 Sf

MLS® # A1096726

759 Acadia Drive SE
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759 Acadia Drive SE, Calgary
$759,900 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,535 Sf

MLS® # A1084030

10012 Willowview Road SE
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10012 Willowview Road SE, Calgary
$749,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,226 Sf

MLS® # A1100924

660 Willow Brook Drive SE
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660 Willow Brook Drive SE, Calgary
$749,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,748 Sf

MLS® # A1089001


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 May 9th, 2021 at 5:15pm CDT.