Bowness is located in Calgary’s northwest. It lies along the north bank of the Bow River Valley, at one time, the area was owned by James Hextall, an enterprising Englishman who planned to develop the area into an exclusive bedroom community. Hextall’s original ranch house was located in Bowness Park. In 1964 Bowness was annexed to Calgary. Nearby parks include popular Bowness Park, Bowmont Park, Edworthy Park, Shouldice Pool and Athletic Parks. Bowness is also connected to the walk and ride pathway system.
The boundaries consist of the Bow River to the north and east, 16 Avenue to the south and 101 Street to the west.
School zones may be adjusted by both the public and or catholic school boards, visit the links above to confirm the most current information
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