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NW (Northwest) Calgary Real Estate & Communities

In Northwest Calgary you can find both mature and established neighborhoods as well as newly developed areas on the city's edge. Even the older neighborhoods, such as those along the Bow River, are undergoing redevelopment with new infill housing as well as many restored or remodeled and modernized homes.

Northwest Calgary contains over 60 individual neighborhoods, each with their own unique attributes.

Reasons to Live in Northwest Calgary

Once you've found your perfect home, you'll realize that Northwest Calgary features a plethora of attractions and things to do. You can visit the Lions Club Christmas light display in Confederation Park during December, stop in Kensington and do some shopping and dining, or take advantage of one of the many open green spaces in the area.

There are also many sports stadiums in Northwest Calgary, including football, hockey and baseball. The University of Calgary, a public university that offers undergraduate degrees in 114 programs and graduate degrees in 56 programs, is also found in Northwest Calgary. And for a night you'll never forget, you can visit Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, which features the Calgary Opera, Alberta Ballet and the Kiwanis Music Festival.

Living in Northwest Calgary Offers:

  • Confederation Park
  • Foothills Stadium (Baseball)
  • McMahon Stadium - Home to the Calgary Stampeders (Canadian Football)
  • Olympic Oval - Home to Calgary's Oval X-Treme NWHL (Hockey)
  • Kensington District
  • Market Mall
  • University of Calgary
  • Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
  • Nose Hill Park

Nose Hill Park: The Natural Gem of Calgary

In the northwest quadrant of the city you'll find Nose Hill Park, which is the largest park in Calgary and one of the largest municipal parks in the entire North American continent. It covers 11 square kilometres and has many hiking trails and off-leash areas for dogs to run and play.

Nose Hill is home to the native plants and animals of the coulees and fescue grassland. You may see deer, porcupines, pocket gophers, ground squirrels and a number of different species of mouse and voles.

There are also several remarkable archaeological sites in Nose Hill Park, including stone circles, which were rings of rocks used to hold the edges of tipis down. There are also ceremonial and burial grounds within the park.

Although in the 1980s the area was designated for residential development, the citizens of Calgary fought to keep this natural space. Today, all of Calgary's residents can come enjoy the natural beauty that is Nose Hill Park.

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