Brown-Lowery is a day use provincial park located southwest of Calgary. It offers a good view of the Rocky Mountains and pretty decent hiking opportunities. The park was donated in 1969 by Home Oil Company Limited in memory of its founders: Robert Brown Sr. & Major James Robert Lowery. These men were pioneers in the creation of Alberta’s oil industry. Lowery also served as a politician for Alberta’s Conservative Party between 1913 – 1921. Interestingly, he fought overseas in World War I while actively maintaining his legislature seat in Edmonton.
Summer at Brown-Lowery
Summer activities at Brown-Lowery include hiking, geocaching, wildlife viewing, and sightseeing. There isn’t any water at this provincial park but it does have an excellent view of the front ranges of the Rocky Mountains. There are over 12km of trails throughout the park.
Winter at Brown-Lowery
Winter activities at Brown-Lowery Provincial Park are similar to summer activities.
Camping at Brown-Lowery
As of 2023, Brown-Lowery is a day-use only provincial park meaning that there isn’t any camping options available.
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(no water service or showers)
Distances to Alberta Cities
Distance to Calgary: 53km
Distance to Edmonton: 357km
Distance to Red Deer: 207km
Distance to Lethbridge: 225km
Distance to Grande Prairie: 733km
Coordinates: 50°49’13.1″N 114°26’22.7″W