Drop-in and bookable fire pits at parks
You can use our fire pits between 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and weekends. Our fire pits are available for bookings from 12 - 2 p.m. , 4 - 6 p.m. and 7 - 9 p.m. weekdays and weekends.
Alcohol is not permitted at any of the summer fire pits. Learn about sites designated for alcohol consumption in Calgary parks.
Note: All fire pits use is subject to local fire bans.
Before you visit
- Bring enough wood to burn for your booking. Please don't use trees or other materials from the park in fire pits. This damages trees and disturbs wildlife.
- 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 to put out the fire
Fire pit locations
How to book a fire pit
Getting a permit to book a fire pit is easy and free!
Check your desired location and time slot for availability and click "select my time".
Note: you will need to create a Live and Play account to book.
What to burn
You must bring your own firewood to use in our fire pits (no permit required).
Do not burn:
- Twigs, fallen branches, pinecones or other materials found in the park
- Wood that is painted, treated or contains glue or resin
- Wood from a different location, region or province
- Elm wood
- Wet or green/fresh cut wood
- Yard waste (cut grass or leaves)
- Rubber or plastic
- Fireworks or other incendiary devices
Bring your own equipment
- 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)
- 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