A WALK IN FISH CREEK PARK
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A WALK IN FISH CREEK PARK
My time has run out today, but there will be a bit of historic insight to come soon.
Fish Creek Park at Burnsmead
Just a hint of spring and once that snow goes this little ditch will become a...
The Bow River
A couple of Ducks lazing in the early March sun
The Bow River Looking South
This fine March afternoon was just a tease of spring. The sun was out and...
e at Burnsmead
The only audience today is the trees bowing closer.
Another view of the audience
Much to much snow for any kind of performanc
Along The Snowy Way.
The deception was the snow covered water filled fields. As we stepped on the...
The park is a contrast of open brown fields and charcoal colored hibernatin
Kokanee in the park
Kokanee the adventure dog, pure as the driven snow, or not.
More fields and trees
Hard to belive that beyond those trees is one of Calgaries southern communitie
Looks can deceive
This tree looks dead but upon closer inspection we did see new buds on it.
Before we arrived
The depression to the top and left is a deer hoof print. It had to be...
Just a bit about the Ranch House
William Roper Hull founded William Roper Hull Home 40 years ago which started...
William Roper Hull's house
Now refered to as The Ranch House. This old homestead was restored a...
A park within a park
Right next to the Ranch House is a lovely park, in the summer it is...
Ranch House from the back
This is a shot from the mini park to the backside of the Ranch house
This brass sculpture is called "chickens" it was made at the...
One of the "Out Buildings"
Around the Ranch House are some of the original out buildings, this on...
One of the other out buildings, this is an original.
The ranch hands slept here.
Welcome to Fish Creek Park
Entering one of Calgary's historical sites.
On the Bow River
Just some ducks swimming about enjoying the warmth of the day.
Up the Bow River from the northern portion of Fish Creek Park
Signs of spring
Although an Evergreen tree remains green year round, it looks fresh among the...
More ducks in the bow river
The ducks were trying to swim away from us, I had to mega zoom in on them.
Ducks in flight
If you look close along the waters edge you can see the ducks flying...
Along the banks
The shoreline of the Bow River. Often this is all under water. Today...
An Eskimo sentinal. We build these whenever we can.
The Banks of the Bow River
In the spring and summer the water will raise up to the grassy banks and some...
Ducks along the Bow River
Perched on the ice these 2 watched as we approached
. I don't think they...
article published 3/19/2003
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Wonderful, beautiful pictures Melanie. It is such a sweet area. How close do you live to it?
Bob M, December 6, 2006
Finally I found your travel reports!
Perfect presentation Mel. Thank you for sharing your wonderful images from the adventure land of Fish Creek Park in our friendly city.. And you are right this area and hiking trails are superb! You have done great work. Warm regards, Rafal
Rafal K Komierowski
, April 16, 2003
Found 'em at last Mel..!
Lovely photo's, not too much un-like our English countryside in Winter.
Glen, March 23, 2003
Thanks for sharing.
What a beautiful walk in the park. Soon Spring will reach Edmonton too.
, March 20, 2003
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