Griffith Woods Park

Griffith Woods is a special protection natural environment park in Calgary because of its unique and sensitive natural spruce and balsam poplar forest that is adjacent to the Elbow River and that is habitat to a wide variety of flora and fauna including orchids, moose, deer, and a variety of birds.

The spring and summer months see a lot of activity in Griffith Woods Park.  The Parks & Pathways Bylaw contains regulations to help make City parks and pathways safe and enjoyable for everyone. Bylaws related to parks and pathways can be found on The City of Calgary website Violations of these bylaws are subject to fines up to $1500.

Fires are not permitted in Griffith Woods Park.  Illegal open fire pits are dangerous and can cause severe damage. All Parks are closed from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM. A person must not enter or remain in a park from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. without a permit.

If you find a fire pit, see any damage or observe unsafe behavior please contact 311.  If a matter is urgent call 911.

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