Pearce Estate Park

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Very Easy
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6.8 km
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96 m
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Directions to Trailhead

When considering a day out on the Bow River Pathway, think about adding on the Pearce Estate Park Loop. Just off of 17th Ave, the Pearce Estate Park connects directly with the Bow River Pathway. This multi-use path is a great way to explore the city and connect different public spaces in nature.

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Route Description for Pearce Estate Park

Starting the Pearce Estate Park Trail in the park itself is the easiest way to complete this route. You may join this trail from the Bow River Pathway, anywhere else in Inglewood, or the north side of the AB-2. So long as you are in the SE and enjoying a walk along the Bow River Pathway, you will be able to join this route.

Pearce Estate Park is a small park located in quirky and charismatic Inglewood, the oldest neighbourhood in Calgary. Whether you start or finish your route in the park, be sure to stroll into Inglewood to check out some of the many breweries, eateries, and shops. Keep in mind this is a multi-use trail, so watch out for cyclists!

From the park, head south towards 17 Ave SE, cross the Bow River, AB-2, and continue until you reach the Western Headworks Canal. Turn left, joining a trail here, and head north on the trail. Cross AB-2 and come to a junction at the Bow River. Turn left, joining the Bow River Pathway, and begin heading southbound towards 17th Ave SE again. Reach 17th, and take a right, heading back to the park. Complete a loop around the park and return to the parking area to finish your route.

The beauty of this route is that you can really make it your own by simply exploring the park itself, doing an out-and-back on the Bow River Pathway, or creating a full loop like we did. Choose your own adventure here and enjoy the cool breeze of the water on the way!

Insider Hints for Pearce Estate Park

  • Begin at the park for an easy landmark with water taps, picnic tables, and trail signs.
  • Make this route your own by exploring the Bow River Pathway, Pearce Estate Park, and 17th Ave.
  • Head to bustling Inglewood for a taste of the city after your hike.

Getting to the Pearce Estate Park Trailhead

You can start this trail from anywhere along the path, however our route for the Pearce Estate Park trail begins at the Pearce Estate Park in Inglewood. From the city centre, follow 9th Ave SE eastbound towards Inglewood. Turn left onto 19 St S and continue into the parking area for Pearce Estate Park.

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