- Nestled in the foothills approximately 30 west of the Calgary city limits, the hamlet of Bragg Creek has developed into a "want to live there area" over the last decade.
- We have 2-acre and larger subdivisions with excellent access to the City of Calgary, and the mountain parks including Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay.
- Bragg Creek borders Kananaskis Country which offers hiking, camping, equestrian, cross-country skiing, off-road activities, fishing and extraordinary scenic surroundings.
- Bragg Creek Provincial Park, located on the south-western border of the hamlet, is a popular recreation and picnic area.
- The Wintergreen Resort offers golfing, exercise facilities as well as sumptuous restaurant and meeting rooms.
- The Redwood Meadows Golf Club is another option for golfers and diners.
- With a wide selection of shops and restaurants, the hamlet is a popular destination for visitors looking for a friendly alternative to Banff.
- The beautiful crystal clear Elbow River flows out of the mountains and through the hamlet to Calgary where it supplies water to the city.
- Bragg Creek flows down from Moose Mountain, through West Bragg Creek and finally into the Elbow in the hamlet.
- Most homes are in the $400,000 to $1 million range, with a mean in the mid-700,000 range.
- The area offers excellent schools, with Banded Peak School only 1 km from the hamlet, and Springbank middle and high schools a 20 minute bus ride away.
Highlights of Bragg Creek Area
- Population: hamlet - 700, region - 4,000; 70% of area residents work in Calgary or other nearby areas
- Location: Township 23, Range 5,West of 5
- Postal Code: T0L 0K0
- 850 homes in Bragg Creek
- 350 homes in Redwood Meadows
- Elevation: 1,300 metres (4,266 feet)
- We are virtually self-sufficient with local doctors, dentist, insurance, groceries, hardware, automotive services and couriers to the city.
- Our new community centre opened in 2000. The Bragg Creek Community Centre provides excellent facilities for residents: arts & crafts, athletics, theatre, music performances, sports programs, and meeting facilities. The main hall can accommodate up to 800 people.
- The Seniors' Chalet is a log structure that serves as a recreation centre for seniors and a venue for performances and meetings of around 100 people.
- The fire hall and emergency medical services is located at Redwood Meadows, only 5 kilometres away. Redwood Meadows also has a community centre for meetings and local activities.
- The Chinook arch in winter can raise the temperature 20 degrees Celsius in a matter of hours.
- Driest month: February, Wettest: June
- Hard frost: mid-September, last frost: late May
- Growing season: 90-100 days
- Extreme high temperature: 33 degrees Celsius
- Extreme low temperature: -30 degrees Celsius
- Average rainfall: 385 mm
- Average snowfall: 247 cm