"Enhance-the-Romance on a bicycle built-for-two"
The well treed river valley is home to
mountain fed Fish Creek, where it joins the Bow River.
Mule and white-tail deer, beavers, porcupines and coyotes
as well as a variety of birds: bald eagles, kestrels, hawks, owls, great
blue herons, pelicans and pheasants, to name a few, take seasonal residence nearby.
Ask about our "Enhance the Romance" Package - enjoy a romantic ride in the park on a Bicycle-Built-for-Two. (hourly or daily charge applies). A picnic lunch can also be arranged.
Two single-seat bicycles (complimentary) are available to
enjoy on the pathways throughout this scenic area.
Enjoying the 80 km of pathways in the park
behind Pathway Cottage can be fun
on a bicycle-built-for-two
" ... we were extremely delighted with our first tandem bicycle (built-for-two) experience.
Fish Creek Provincial Park is beautiful.
The picnic lunch was a wonderful refreshing break to
our 40'ish km bike ride."
(Guest comment, Winnipeg, Canada)
|Our pathways lead to a
quiet and refreshing viewpoint of the Bow River
Click on any of the three thumbnails
for an exquisite enlargement
the Foothills of the Canadian Rockies with Anchor D Guiding and
Outfitting (35 minute drive to the Anchor D ranch in the
Full and half day rides are available.
Pathway Cottage is located just a 5 minute drive from Alberta's Bow River and the start of a 40 KM stretch of the Bow that is world renowned for trout fishing.
This beautiful trout was caught by one of our happy guests.
Fish on the Bow River or in other
area waters with
Fish Tales Fly Shop – one two and multi-day
14 golf courses within 15 minutes of Pathway Cottage. 7 public and semi-private courses are listed below:
Enjoy a delightful evening of dining at
The Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant. It is located in the valley just behind
Pathway Cottage in Fish Creek Provincial Park - formerly 20,000 acre Bow Valley Ranch. The original house was built by William Roper
Hull in 1896.
Today, The Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant features a beautifully restored and elegant dining room with several intimate dining
areas available for special occasions. The Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant is passionate about and committed to creating delicious and locally inspired choices for
their guests. They also have a passion for quality, locally-produced cuisine and feature an extensive wine selection along with top-notch service.
Rosebud Theatre - Opera House Buffet and Theater –
an adventure in itself located at Rosebud, Alberta. Drive 90
minutes to a prairie town where the whole community participates
in a wonderful buffet dining and theatrical experience.
West (Sunday to Thursday evenings only)
Stage West presents a multi-selection buffet meal
along with a wide array of different types of stage productions.
Includes comedy, mystery and musical presentations. A great
Jubilation Dinner Theatre, Calgary provides a
wonderfully full meal with table service and an interactive style of
presentation. Actors and musicians participate as waiters and servers at the
table. Includes musicals, mystery and comedy. A fun night.
"Day Trips in and Around Calgary"
Pathway Cottage is well located providing easy access to major highways for exciting day trips to Alberta's ranchlands, foothills, mountain and badland locations.
Calgary is the gateway to the Cowboy Trail and the Alberta Rocky Mountains.
For shoppers, Pathway Cottage is just a 4 minute drive from
stores, banks a 10 screen cinema, YMCA Gym fitness center and pool, and nearly 40 restaurants.
3 minute walk to a Calgary transit stop. Use Calgary's Light Rail Transit (C-Train) for fast trips to the Calgary Stamped, to down town or across town.
Drive a scenic 35 minutes to the east entrance of
Provincial Park and the eastern slopes of the Alberta Rockies.
1.5 hour drive to view dinosaur fossils at the
Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller or at the Alberta Badlands.
National Park, is only 1 hour and 45 minutes away.
Experience Canadian Indian history at Head-Smashed-In
In July, take in the Calgary
Stampede, the greatest show on earth - includes 2 hour long kick-off parade with hundreds of horses, a rodeo, chuckwagon races, country fair, midway rides, music and fun.
Spruce Meadows, world renowned equestrian show jumping facility is only a 6 minute drive away.
Canada Olympic Park is the
crown jewel of the XV Olympic Winter Games and
Calgary's year round sport and tourist attraction.
Heritage Park, Historical Village,
Canada's largest living historical village. 66 acres of
lush parkland, over 150 historical exhibits, 1000's of
artifacts, and lively interpretive activities. All the
sights and sounds of pre 1914 life are recreated. Dinner
theatre, artisans and crafters.
Fort Calgary brings history to
life by telling the stories of the Mounted Police site
at Calgary, the settlement and the people of Calgary
through dynamic interpretation and exciting exhibits.
Calgary Zoo - Attractions Canada
recently voted this park the top outdoor site in the
country. It features more than 1,100 animals from around
the world and an ever-growing portfolio of innovative
exhibitions, which allows guests to get up close and
personal with grizzly bears, moose and wolves.
Life-sized dinosaur models lurk in the badlands of the
Prehistoric Park, and the more genteel setting of the
botanical park includes a butterfly garden.
Glenbow Museum is western
Canada's largest museum, with over 93,000 square feet of
exhibition space spreading over three floors. More than
20 galleries are filled with artifacts from Glenbow's
collection of over a million objects. Includes a library
of over 100,000 books, periodicals and other literature,
an art collection with some 28,000 works dating from the
19th century to the present, and Glenbow Archives, one
of Canada's largest non-governmental repositories, is a
major research centre for historians, writers, students,
and the media.
Centre - Loads of ideas for fun and learning in
and around Calgary
Ask us about tours. They're available year round. Experience: a guided tour through the city of Calgary; visit the Alberta Badlands, our Mountain Lakes or Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump. Custom tours also available.
Stay a little longer - Calgary - Heart of
the New West
Dave & Trish Bruce
111 Sun Canyon Park SE
Calgary, AB T2X 2W4
Phone: (403) 256-1995