Town of Pincher Creek

Situated at the edge of the Rocky Mountains and in the heart of Southern Alberta’s prime farming and ranching land.

pincher creekThe Pincher Creek area is a collection of vibrant, friendly communities – The Town of Pincher Creek, Village of Cowley, Municipal District of Pincher Creek #9, and Hamlets of Lundbreck, Beaver Mines and Twin Butte. As the service centre of southwestern Alberta Pincher Creek is easily accessible from every direction by primary highways and by the local Pincher Creek Airport.

To the south along Hwy 6 lies Waterton Lakes National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, International Peace Park and Biosphere Reserve, as well as the Chief Mountain Alberta/Montana border crossing. To the west along Hwy 507 is Castle Mountain Ski Resort – a multi season resort, renowned for its steep and deep skiing and snowboarding. Highway 3 west leads to Village of Cowley, the Hamlet of Lundbreck, the Crowsnest Pass and the British Columbia border. Ten minutes east along highway 3 lies Brocket and the Piikani First Nations, then the Town of Fort Macleod and onto the City of Lethbridge. Calgary lies just two hours north via the junction of highways 3 and 2 west of Fort Macleod.

Highway 3 carries a steady stream of freight, tourists and travellers throughout the year, and is part of the Prairies to Ports transportation network.

Highway 22, immediately west of Lundbreck connects the Pincher Creek area to Calgary and Banff, providing some of the most scenic views of vast open spaces and foothills along the Cowboy Trail.

A wide and varied range of accommodations abound in Pincher Creek area – from resorts, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, guest ranches, RV parks, campgrounds and rugged camping.

Using Pincher Creek as a base you can explore many of the Castle Region’s highlights.  Adventure into Waterton, the newly formed Castle Provincial Parks, Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump or the Crowsnest Pass all within 30 minutes.  Pincher Creek, your adventure base camp.

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