3 Top Spots For Cooking on an Open Fire

The next time you want to do some outdoor grilling with friends or family, consider one of these spots in and around Calgary.

Photograph by Jared Sych.

Edworthy Park, Calgary

Situated along the Bow River in the southwest, this park has all the essentials: open fields for kids to run around in, reservable firepits and shelters in case the weather takes a turn.



Cascade Ponds, Banff National Park

Located just off the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park, this picnic site makes for an easy and scenic day trip. Firepits are first come, first served, so arrive early to secure a spot, then spend the day walking the trails and cooling off in the ponds.



Bebo Grove, Fish Creek Provincial Park

This picturesque day-use area features several first come, first served firepits tucked within the trees. This oasis in the city is also close to Fish Creek itself, which is a great place to cool off on a hot day.


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This article appears in the August 2022 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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