9 Outdoor Spots In Calgary That'll Turn Your Instagram Game Into Pure Fire
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Calgary is full of amazing parks but there's something special about Bowmont park that keeps pulling us back. Maybe it's the fact that you can go from lush marshes and rivers to steep cliffs with awesome views all without leaving the park. For a cool shot with a cascading staircase and beautiful view of the lush forest, go through the access at Silver Springs Boulevard and 54th Ave N.W. and follow the Waterfall Valley trail.
It's the fan favorite that we keep coming back to and for good reason. Crossing the Bow River, this "finger trap bridge" is a must hit for its geometrical patterns that result in an unreal visual.
New Central Library
This building doesn't officially open until November, but we can't help but marvel at the beauty on the outside. The geometrical glass pattern covering the building is satisfying all our inner urban aesthetic needs.
Sandy Beach Park
Nothing celebrates the end of summer like a beach picture, and Sandy Beach's sand/rocky shores, hiking trails with rustic wooden fences, and lush forests are the perfect backdrop. Make sure to finesse it out on the beautiful trails here with yourfor a great picture.
Designed by Jaume Plensa, this unreal art Spanish art piece is one of Calgary' largest works of public art. Located right outside the Bow building, it's the perfect way to get your fix of art without the price tag that comes with visiting a gallery.
This bumping park on Bow River is a true Calgary gem. There's a ton of activities to do like trail hiking, picnic areas, canoeing, and even a zoo. It can get busy here so if you're looking for a photo-op with fewer crowds and the same quality, try heading to the North side of the park!
For a minimalist vibe that will seriously highlight your new, head to SAIT. Aside from the gorgeous heritage building, you can also find some awesome concrete/geometric layouts that will add an edge to your pic!
Whether it's the cobblestone streets and red brick buildings, or the striking metal sculptures and skyscrapers; Stephen Ave. has ample opportunities for an unreal photo shoot. Strut down this aesthetically pleasing street with ease and get snapping.
East Village Riverwalk Murals
The gorgeous murals along the East Village is an Instagrammer's dream walk. The artist, Van Charles, mixes painting and digital photography to create awesome murals that pay tribute to the animals and natural spaces in C-Town.
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