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Expanded Edition

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Bestselling Alberta author Lori Beattie is back with an expanded and updated 2nd edition of her hugely successful compendium of Calgary’s best walks and urban jaunts.  Get your signed copy here.

What’s new? 10 new walk routes with full-colour maps- 40+ suggested detours for the urban explorer to extend and expand walk routes- 35 revised and updated walk route maps- New wetlands and wilderness walkabouts- More off-leash areas featured for pups and their people- Even more tasty pit stop suggestions – cafés, ice cream and craft beer– New photos and artwork throughout– new content on topics ranging from: First Nations history, geology, archaeology, botanical gardens, wetlands, and why walking makes us happy!

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Recent Blog Posts

February 24, 2021 |

Lori shares some Calgary Wildlife Walks on CTV Morning Live

I dropped into @ctvmorningliveyyc today to share some urban Wildlife walks. Carburn Park to Beaverdam Flats (walk...

February 10, 2021 |

CTV Calgary Valentines Walks and hot chocolate ending!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live this morning to share some Valentine’s walkabouts that end with hot...

February 8, 2021 |

CTV Views and Art Walks in Calgary!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live to share some colourful Escarpment and Art walkabouts along the Bow River! The...

February 6, 2021 |

Calgary’s Best Walks #1 on the Calgary Herald bestseller list!

Happy to see that my book has hit the mark in Calgary and is moving up the bestseller list. Walking is trending!...

January 14, 2021 |

Lori on CTV talking winter walking. Take a walk, feel happier!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live to share some tips on walking in the winter. Where to go and how talking a walk...

December 22, 2020 |

Lori chats with Global TV about walking in Calgary and the NEW Calgary’s Best Walks Expanded edition

I dropped into Global tv today to chat about my new book and share my enthusiasm for all things walking in...

December 15, 2020 |

My CTV segment: Calgary Christmas Lights Walks

I dropped into CTV this morning to share some amazing Calgary Christmas Lights walks in Killarney, Westmount and...

December 1, 2020 |

CTV talks to Lori about Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition!

I dropped into CTV Morning Live today (watch segment below) to talk walking and my NEW expanded edition of...

November 9, 2020 |

WIN my new book! Join me on a FREE book launch walk

Every week until Christmas you can win my new book, Calgary’s Best Walks EXPANDED edition! Follow me on...

October 18, 2020 |

Calgary’s Little Free Libraries Map

I found this fantastic map for Calgary’s Little Free Libraries so wanted to share it. There is also a Facebook...

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