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    Prairie Winds Park Loop

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    Very Easy
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    1.1 km
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    15 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    If you are looking for a quick stop to get outside near the Calgary Airport, the Prairie Winds Park Loop is a great option. It is a small park very close to the airport, which makes for an excellent option to get some fresh air if you find yourself in this area. The lollipop loop takes you around the perimeter of the park over a distance of 1.1 km.

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    Route Description for Prairie Winds Park Loop

    The Prairie Winds Park Loop is a route that isn’t as desirable as some of the more popular areas in the city. This is an excellent option if you are looking to kill some time near the airport or find yourself in the neighborhood.

    The park is a small area and the Prairie Winds Park Loop is a quick and easy trail. If you have kids there is a playground in this park that makes for great fun.

    The trail starts in the south parking area and can be walked in either direction. There is a clear route that circles the park. There are some other intersecting trails through the park that you may add on if you would like to extend your walk or explore the park further.

    As the trail is only 1.1 km long, you’ll be able to see where you are going as you make your way through the park. The trail is smooth and easy to follow with almost no elevation gain.

    Insider Hints for Prairie Winds Park Loop

    • Choose this route if you are in the airport area and looking for some fresh air.
    • The park is small and simple, so if you find yourself in the area, stop by for a relaxing time in some greenspace.

    Getting to the Prairie Winds Park Loop Trailhead

    To get to the Prairie Winds Park Loop trail, follow AB-2 northbound from the city centre. Take exit 261A for Mcknight Blvd NE Eastbound, staying right off the exit ramp. Turn left onto 47 St NE and left again onto Westwinds Dr NE. Take a right onto 44 St NE and find yourself at the southern edge of the park.

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