Home Neighbourhoods: Bragg Creek
Bragg Creek is 40 kilometres west of Calgary on Highway 22. Head west on Highway 8 (Richmond Road) from where Sarcee Trail meets Glenmore Trail. This rustic little village is nestled between the edge the foothills and the T'suu T'ina Nation (Sarcee) Indian reserve, which extends from the city of Calgary. The hamlet of Bragg Creek sits on the banks of the crystal clear Elbow River, and surrounded by lush pine forests. The unspoiled natural surroundings and wildlife attract city folk on weekends and holidays. Just west of town is Bragg Creek Provincial Park, with miles of trails ideal for hiking, mountain biking and cross country skiing.
Bragg Creek has a small collection of antique and craft shops and charming
restaurants, all decorated with an old-west theme. The Frontier Candy Ice Cream
Company (with 40 flavors) in the Bragg Creek Shopping Centre, will justify your trip.
Bragg Creek as home to the Wintergreen Golf & Country Club. The Bragg Creek Steak Pit hosts the Mountain Song Native Dinner Theatre, performed by the area's first nations people, on the first Thursday each month. The town has a number of other fine restaurants, offering a variety of fine and ethnic cuisines.
Annual events include: Bull-O-Rama Rodeo (late June), T'suu T'ina Pow Wow (July), Bragg Creek Days (July)
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Bragg Creek has a Montessori School (in nearby Redwood Meadows).
is served by Rocky View School Division No. 41 and has an ECS program, Banded Peak Elementary (K-8), Elbow Valley Elementary (K-4), with French immersion at nearby Springbank Middle School (5-8), with high school students bussing to nearby Springbank High School (9-12).
The nearest post-secondary institution is Calgary's Moount Royal College (expecting son to become a university), with other Calgary colleges & universities also reasonably accessible.
There is a small shoping mall in Bragg Creek. For serious shopping locals head east to Calgary's Westhills mall.
There is OTNS of recreation in and around Bragg Creek, with a golf course, and tons of wilderness trails for hiking, corss country skiing, and 4 wheeling in the MacLean Creek wilderness area.
The homes in Bragg Creek tend to be acreages or upscale executive homes. Because there is no sewage facilities in Bragg Creek, all homes must be equipped with septic tanks.