Bring your own propane fire pit to a park
Did you know? You can enjoy your personal, portable propane fire pit from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and weekends at City of Calgary picnic sites. Personal wood burning fire pits are not allowed.
Note: All fire pits use is subject to local fire bans.
Where to set up your propane fire pit
- Only at City of Calgary picnic site locations. Book a picnic site.
- Don't place fire pits on pathways
- Fire pits are not allowed in or near wild/natural areas, golf courses, cemeteries, sports fields, toboggan areas and cross-country skiing tracks
Before you visit
There is no fire ban currently in place.
- Have a fire safety plan
- Pick one person to be in charge of the fire
- Have a way to quickly put out the fire if needed
- Bring a first aid kit just in case
- Bring water in case of emergency
What to burn
Only burn propane on a propane fire pit. Do not burn wood or other solid fuels.
Bring your own equipment
- Propane tank and fire pit
- Lighters, matches, pokers, etc.
- Roasting sticks, metal skewers, grill baskets, etc.
- Marshmallows, hot dogs, hot chocolate, etc. (alcohol is not permitted)
- Folding chairs
During your visit
- Keep it clean - clean up any garbage before leaving the area
- Be respectful to plants and wildlife
- Don't try to move the fire pit while it's turned on or still hot
- Keep flames at a reasonable size (one metre high and one metre wide)
- Do not leave a propane fire pit unattended
- When you're done, turn off the propane
- Bad behaviour, out of control flames and damage to the park may result in fines up to $10,000