News: Coming Soon!! The Best of Glenbow Bike Tours

News: Coming Soon!! The Best of Glenbow Bike Tours

Discover the fascinating history and ecology of Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park all while keeping fit and having fun! Our two-hour guided BYOB (Bring-Your-Own-Bike) tour will take you to the east end of our park showcasing historic points of interest, stunning vistas and a few great spots to rest and take in your surroundings. These tours are suitable for anyone able to cycle for a two-hour period. Although Glenbow Ranch is hilly, this tour is meant to be a fun ride and not a race.

We have two tours scheduled for May 12th and 26th with many more to come in June, July and August. Keep an eye out on our ‘Events’ calendar as more will be added soon!

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Park Talk: Eagle Watch

Park Talk: Eagle Watch

Ever wonder how fast North America's largest bird of prey can dive?Since 1992, Rocky Mountain Eagle Research Foundation (RMERF) volunteers have performed annual raptor migration counts at the same site location in the Kananaskis Country, Alberta.The Rocky Mountain Eagle Research Foundation is a non-profit organization, registered in the Province of Alberta, with Canadian charitable status. The Foundation is dedicated to the study of migrant and resident eagles and other birds of prey in the mountains of Western Canada ...
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Cochrane Eagle: GRPF Receives Grant from Cochrane Foundation

Cochrane Eagle: GRPF Receives Grant from Cochrane Foundation

GRPF was pleased to receive a grant from the Cochrane Foundation on Tuesday March 19th ...
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Winter Ranching

Winter Ranching

Here at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, land is leased to local 3J Farms, whose cattle play an important role in grassland management. With winter seeming to never end, we asked John Copithorne of 3J Farms how he and his cattle prepare for and manage the long winter months ...
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Fat Bikes Return!

Fat Bikes Return!

Our March 9th Fat Bike Tour of the Ranch is fast approaching! We have sold out our morning tour but still have spots left for our afternoon tour. Learn all about the history and ecology of Glenbow Ranch while trying out fat biking! Tickets for those needing a fat bike are $60. However, if you own your own bike but what to come along for a guided tour, tickets are $35. Tickets include your tour, coffee and hot chocolate supplied by Cochrane Coffee Traders and swag from our event partners Bike Bros ...
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Upcoming Events

A Different Kind of Park

Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park is where it all comes together – the past, the present, and the future. Come for an hour, a morning or a day… there’s always something to see at the Park. Within minutes of Calgary and Cochrane, but remote enough to allow for you to recreate, relax and reflect in rural surroundings. This is your Park!

Blast from the Past

Waverly Ranch barn ruin 1983 Theo Mitchell
Waverly Ranch barn ruin 1983, Theo Mitchell
Waverly Ranch tree 1983 Theo Mitchell
Waverly Ranch tree 1983, Theo Mitchell
Sandstone near Glenbow Store 1983 Theo Mitchell
Sandstone near Glenbow Store, Theo Mitchell, 1983
Glenbow Store 1983 Theo Mitchell
Glenbow Store 1983, Theo Mitchell
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255001 Glenbow Road
Cochrane, Alberta T4C 0B7
Phone: 403-851-9053
Email: experienceglenbow@grpf.ca

Park Hours
The park is open for your enjoyment Sunrise to Sunset every day of the year.

Visitor Information Centre
Open 11:00 am to 3:00 pm* on weekends over the fall and winter pending volunteer availability.

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