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Free Fun in the Foothills

Western Culture - Outdoor Adventure

We have lots to offer visitors. Everything from a snack to a fine meal – from camping equipment to elegant fashions. Our shops have original arts & crafts, antiques and unique accessories for you and your home.
Need help? Call the doctor, the vet or a mechanic.
Need a rest? Try one of our B&Bs.
Looking for excitement? Our outdoor adventure guides will give you a thrill.
Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains between Calgary and Banff, Bragg Creek is a gateway to Kananaskis adventure, offering visitors a delightful mix of country pleasures, unique shopping, fine dining and accommodation.

  • Hitch your horse or park your vehicle - free parking in Bragg Creek.
  • Take a hike - on some of the hundreds of kilometres of trails in the Elbow Valley of Kananaskis, in West Bragg Creek and the Provincial Park.
  • Enjoy a stroll in the hamlet.
  • Go mountain biking.
  • Swim, fish or skate at Allen Bill Pond.
  • Picnic at Elbow Falls.
  • Toboggan the big slopes on Route 66 or in the West Bragg Creek Day Use Area.
  • Browse in over 50 shops.
  • Raft, canoe or kayak the Elbow River.
  • Ride horseback into the Kananaskis back country.
  • Take advantage of some great photo opportunities – the scenery is spectacular.
  • Go antique hunting.
  • Find bargains at a garage sale.
  • Watch the birds, animals and interesting people.
  • Blaze your own trail on cross-country skis, snowshoes or snowmobile.
  • Walk your dog.
  • Ride your dirt bike or ATV on McLean Creek OHV trails.
  • Make a campfire and roast a weenie in any of the Day Use Areas of Kananaskis.