Local Information and Travel:
You can find the Parking map here: (http://www.ucalgary.ca/parking/visitorparking).
The closest parkade is the Art Parkade ($10 CAD per entry).
If you are interested
in visiting the Banff National Park:
The Banff National Park is about 80 minutes drive from Calgary
and it’s a very scenic ride. Renting a car would be a good idea. Just follow 16th
Avenue North heading west and you will be surrounded by the Canadian Rockies in
about 30 minutes.
Pre-TC or Post-TC
September is a great time to visit the Canadian Rockies as
it’s not too cold and not too hot. Below are some suggestions:
Provincial Park (50 minutes from Calgary) Banff
National Park (80 minutes from Calgary). Below are some suggestions.
Lake in the Kananaskis Provincial Park is a nice and easy hike. And it’s
close to Calgary.
- Consolation Lakes is an easy hike (60 m elevation gain) near Moraine Lake.
Valley and Sentinel Pass is a great one day hike (7 hours, 732 m elevation
Hot Springs (Banff Upper Hot
Scenic Drive (One Day: Calgary-Banff-Moraine Lake-Lake
Louise-Columbia Icefields and drive back)