Bragg Creek, Alberta

Kananaskis’ best-kept secret? Bragg Creek, Alberta. This charming hamlet is filled with world-class dining and shopping experiences and is the perfect place to kick-off, or wind down your Rocky Mountain adventure. Our award-winning trail system backs onto downtown making it a must-visit for hikers, bikers, and skiers. Nestled in the foothills of the Rockies, Bragg Creek is a beloved Alberta treasure that is just a short drive west of Calgary. 

Situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, this charming hamlet is steeped in tradition and history. Just a 30-minute drive from Calgary, close to the junctions of Highways 8 and 22, it’s a community of outdoor enthusiasts, artists, ranchers, and local businesses. This eclectic mix of residents coexist in harmony with nature and are proud to call Bragg Creek home.

The area has something to offer for everyone and is frequented by many visitors including hikers, bikers, skiers, and those looking for unique shopping and dining experiences. The charming downtown comprised of old-log buildings, boutique artisan shops, friendly locals, and plenty of greenspaces evokes feelings of a slower time. Seeing the occasional horse hitched up outside a local restaurant or stumbling upon a music or arts event are common occurrences. The small-town charm of Bragg Creek has visitors coming back again and again.

Bragg Creek is well known as the gateway to Kananaskis Country, a popular activity for visitors is packing a picnic lunch and heading to nearby Elbow Falls or one of the other beautiful leisure areas off Highway 66 for an afternoon in the Rockies. Trails for hikers, bikers, horseback riders and skiers crisscross the thick, wildlife-filled forest and open alpine meadows of the area. For those interested in spending a night under the stars, there are several campgrounds to explore including Gooseberry, Little Elbow, and McLean Creek.

As residents and local business owners, we are proud of where we live and invite you to come and see it for yourself!
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Bragg Creek, AB