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ABOUT CALGARY

Calgary is the most liveable city in North America and has been in the 10 world's most liveable cities for the past 10 years.

 

(Ranking based on stability, education, health care, infrastructure, and culture & environment. Reference: The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability & environment. Reference: The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index.).

There are 6 stunning and unique UNESCO World Heritage Sites to discover in Alberta:

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Nature in and around Calgary

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There are more than 8,000 hectares of parkland and natural areas in the city including two of the largest urban parks in the world: Nose Hills and Fish Creek.

Parks and natural areas are connected with the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America (with approximately 1000 km of regional pathways and 96 km of trails).

Many stunning hikes in and around Calgary (among the most famous are Troll falls, Elbow Falls loopRaven's end via Yamnuska ascent trailMustang Hills East summit loopHeart Creek trailChester lake trailUpper Grassi lakes trailPrairie mountain trail).

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Because of its unique position, Calgary offers a wide variety of sports and outdoors activities such as cycling, fishing, horse riding, karting, paddling, skiing, snowboarding, skydiving etc.

Calgary is also home to many professional sport teams:

Calgary Flames (NHL Hockey)

Calgary Hitmen (WHL Hockey)

Calgary Roughnecks (NLL Lacrosse)

Calgary Stampeders (CFL Football)

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Calgary has a large list of year-round festivals

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This page was inspired by:

www.visitcalgary.com

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