Wednesday Walk with Lori Beattie: Cafe Walkabout

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  • Date
    Wednesday, 08 June, 2016
  • Time
    From 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
  • Address
    712 12 St SE
    Calgary, AB

East Village Riverwalk - St. Patricks Island - Bridgeland (SE/NE)


Walk description:

We’ll follow the River Walk pathway, past the East Village, through the quirky side streets of Ramsay and Inglewood. We’ll head north into the community of Bridgeland and take hidden staircases to Rocky Mountain viewpoints. If time allows, we’ll swing by the Bridgeland Market for an optional ice cream treat!


Meet place: 

Please meet at the parking lot at the intersection 12 Street and 8 Avenue, SE.  Transit options: Bridgeland LRT

Inglewood Scotsmans Hill

All of the urban walks will be around 7-8km with varied terrain.This is the second of our Walking Wednesday series taking place throughout 2016. Join us for other walks this year:

Wednesday July 13, 2016Burn off the mini-donuts: Stampede Recovery Walk

Wednesday September 7, 2016Quirky Neighbourhoods and hidden stairways: Roxboro-Ramsay

Wednesday October 5, 2016Fall Colours​: Glenmore Reservoir 

About Lori: 

Nicknamed the “Queen of the Urban Hike” by the Calgary Herald, Lori Beattie is the best-selling author of Calgary’s Best Walks, owner of the outdoor company Fit Frog Adventures (, and the host of the Walking Wednesday series on CTV Morning,

Lori’s guidebook leads you on foot through the best parks, neighbourhoods, people-watching streets and pathways of Calgary. Stroll the River Walk past the East Village, enjoy the public art walk in downtown Calgary, climb out of the downtown core up McHugh Bluff for Rocky Mountain views, meander the Weaselhead nature trails or trek with the mule deer in Nose Hill Park’s ravines. Full colour maps along with informative walk descriptions and sidebars will guide you as you explore Calgary on foot.