Bow River Trail

This quiet riverside trail, mostly paved, is only a few steps away from downtown. Plenty of benches allow you to take in the views or enjoy a picnic lunch. Bow River Trail is wheelchair-friendly from the Muskrat Street access to the northwest end of this trail.

  • Central Park to Fenland Trail: .9 kilometers, no elevation gain (10 to 15 minutes)
  • Central Park to Surprise Corner Viewpoint: 1.4 kilometers, 20 mile elevation gain (25 to 30 minutes)
  • Trail Map (PDF)


  • Parking lot at Central Park
  • Parking lot at Surprise Corner Viewpoint
  • Street parking where permitted near the Bow River

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Bow River Trail