Address: View on map Tourism Swift Current Location: Chinook Parkway starts on North Hill Dr and winds along Swift Current Creek to Chinook Golf Course on 6th Ave SE. Downtown Walking Tour brochure available at Swift Current Museum, 44 Robert St.
The City of Swift Current offers two unique opportunities for trail enthusiasts - the Chinook Parkway and the Downtown Walking Tour.The Chinook Parkway travels along the banks of the Swift Current Creek and through several parks within the community. This paved, wheelchair accessible trail is more than 18km long and is perfect for walking, cycling, jogging and birdwatching. The area contains native prairie grasses, more than 60 wildflower species – including wild licorice, prickly pear cactus and cattails - and a variety of bird and wildlife species - such as blue-winged teals, beavers, meadowlarks, deer, gray catbirds, yellow-headed blackbirds and muskrats.Meanwhile, the Downtown Walking Tour invites guests to travel along and view the city's historic buildings. Through the tour, you will learn more about the Lyric Theatre, York Hotel, the Modern Restaurant, and the Imperial, which is the city's oldest commercial building and business. An interactive map of the tour is available online at www.downtownwalkingtour.ca or at Swift Current Museum and Tourism Swift Current.
Open Year Round
Chinook Parkway amenities: parking, washrooms, rest stops, picnic area, Chinook and Elmwood Golf Courses, Kiwanis Sk8 Park, Swift Current Agriculture and Exhibition, Mennonite and Doc's Villages, Outdoor Fitness Park, and a variety of parks and gardens to meet your recreational needs.
- Length : Over 18km
- Difficulty : Beginner
- Surface : Paved
- Environment : Urban - historical buildings of significance in downtown area, native prairie grasses and wildflowers along Swift Current Creek.
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