Seniors Outdoor Club of Calgary in town schedule

SENIORS' OUTDOOR CLUB OF CALGARY, SUMMER 2017- THURSDAY, "IN-CITY" HIKES..... Hikes depart every Thursday at 10:00 am, except as noted in schedule. Please pack a lunch to bring!

Apr 13: Confederation Park
Meet at the Rosemount Community Center on 10th Street NW, north of 24th Avenue.

Apr 20: FISH CREEK PARK EAST: MALLARD POINT to BOW VALLEY RANCH – 13.3 km
Meet at the Mallard Point parking lot at the end of Canyon Meadows Drive. Hike will be south along the river to Bow Valley Ranch.

Apr 27: BOW RIVER, NORTH SIDE: MARANATHA CHURCH to WATERFALL VALLEY
Meet in the parking lot of Marantha Church at 2023 - 52nd St NW. Approach the church parking lot via Home Rd and turn west onto 52nd St at approximately 21st Ave NW.

May 4: COCHRANE ALONG THE BOW RIVER
Meet in the parking lot at the NE corner of the Highway 22 bridge over the Bow River. This is accessible from Griffin Road on the west side of Cochrane.

May 11: GLENMORE RESERVOIR: 37th Street & 66th Avenue SW to YACHT CLUB – 11.0 km
Meet at the parking lot on the west side of 37 St and 66 Ave SW (across from Lakeview). Hike will be around the Glenmore Reservoir to the Yacht Club and back.

May 18: NOSE HILL, SOUTH SIDE: from BRISEBOIS DRIVE N.W. – 9.0 km
Meet in the parking lot on the north side of John Laurie Blvd at Brisebois Drive. We will hike on and around Nose Hill Park.

May 25: STRATHCONA RAVINE
Meet at the Strathcona Shopping Centre at Strathcona Blvd (69th St) and Strathcona Drive, SW. Park near the SE corner of the parking lot.

Jun 1: FISH CREEK PARK: MALLARD POINT to CARBURN PARK – 11.2 km
Meet in the parking lot at Mallard Point at the northeast end of Fish Creek Park. Take Canyon Meadows Dr and go east towards the Bow River. Parking lot is north of Canyon Meadows Dr. We will hike upstream on the Bow River to Carburn Park.

Jun 8: DOUGLAS FIR TRAIL: EAST from EDWORTHY PARK – 7.7 km
Meet at Edworthy park. Hikers from the south of the Bow go to the west end of Spruce Drive and drive down the hill to Edworthy Park (south) parking lot. Hikers coming from the north of the Bow, take Memorial Drive/Bowness Road to Shaganappi Trail, turn south, and park on the north side of the footbridge. Walk over the footbridge and meet at the south parking lot of Edworthy Park.

Jun 15: EDGEPARK RAVINE
From Country Hills Blvd NW turn south on Edgebrook Blvd. Parking is on east side, go around abutment at end and turn back.

Jun 22: ELLISTON PARK
1827 - 68 St. SE: Go east on 17 Ave SE to 60 St. Turn right then left into parking lot. Walk around the lake.

Jun 29: BROWN-LOWERY PROVINCIAL PARK
This is about 49 km south of Calgary. We will car pool from Southcentre mall. Meet in the lower level west parking lot by the Bay store at 9:30 am.

Jul 6: FULLERTON LOOP: BRAGG CREEK AREA - 7.0 km
From the 4-way stop in Bragg Creek, drive south on Hwy 22 to the T-junction with Hwy 66, then turn right (west) & meet at Allan Bill parking lot (just past the river on the south side of the road). If driving from the south, drive west on Hwy 22X until it becomes Hwy 66, and continue to Allen Bill parking lot. New trailhead is across the highway from the parking lot entryway.

Jul 13: WEASELHEAD FLATS: from south end of Crowchild Trail SW – 10.2 km
Drive to the south end of Crowchild Trail SW and meet in parking lot "A" (east side, near the Rowing Club) in North Glenmore Park. Hike will be west to the Weaselhead Flats.

Jul 20: BOWNESS PARK
Meet at the parking lot near the Lagoon Concessions and hike west along the river. Lunch afterwards at Extreme Catering.

Jul 27: FISH CREEK PARK WEST: VOTIER'S to TSUU TINA RESERVATION – 12.2 km
Meet in the parking lot of the south end of Elbow Drive SW in Fish Creek Park. Hike will be west to the Tsuu T’ina (formerly Sarcee) First Nation Reserve.

Aug 3: WEST BRAGG CREEK - MOOSE LOOP
Meet at the parking lot at the Bragg Creek shopping center by the gas station. Car pool to site.

Aug 10: ROXBORO - ERLTON - RAMSAY 7.5 KM
Meet at corner of Roxboro Glen Road SW and Roxboro Road. Access is from 4 Street SW just south of the Mission Bridge. Parking on these streets is two hour max, but there is plenty of unlimited parking on the side streets nearby.

Aug 17: GRIFFITH WOODS
From Glenmore Trail (north) or Sarcee Trail (south), turn west onto Highway 8 and turn left at the traffic lights on 69 Street into Discovery Ridge. Follow Discovery Ridge Blvd "straight" around traffic circle and down hill, turning left immediately at the foot of the hill into the Griffith Woods parking lot (our meeting place).

Aug 24: GRASSI LAKES (CANMORE)
Car pool from the Service station on Highway 1 just west of the Cochrane turn-off. Meet at 9:30.

Aug 31: ANN & SANDY CROSS CONSERVATION AREA
Go south of Calgary on McLeod Trail or Deerfoot Trail. Go west on highway 22X. Turn left on 160th Street SW and proceed south to the end of the road. ($2 donation per person is required).

Sep 7: BAKER PARK to VALLEY RIDGE
Park in the Baker Park lot (across Bow River from Bowness Park) off Scenic Bow Road, west of 85 Street NW.

Sep 14: ING'S MINE
Meet at the gas station in the Bragg Creek shopping centre. Car pool to site.

Sep 21: INGLEWOOD BIRD SANCTUARY to ST. PATRICK'S ISLAND
Meet at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary parking lot (east on 9th Avenue SE and then south on 23rd Avenue). Lunch afterwards at Spolumbo's.

Sep 28: FISH CREEK PARK WEST: Votier's to Tsuu Tina reserve – 12.2 km
Meet in the parking lot at the south end of Elbow Drive SW in Fish Creek Park. Hike will be west to the Tsuu T’ina (formerly Sarcee) First Nation Reserve.

Oct 5: ELBOW FALLS: PRAIRIE CREEK TRAIL
Meet at the Elbow Falls parking lot (Elbow Falls is south and west of Bragg Creek, on Highway 66).

Oct 12: NOSE HILL, NORTH SIDE: from 14th Street & 64th Avenue NW – 9.0 km
Meet at the paved parking lot on the west side of the intersection of 14th Street and 64th Ave NW. Hike will be around Nose Hill Park.

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