human settlement in Rocky View County, Alberta, Canada

Bragg Creek is a hamlet of about 600 people (2016) the Calgary Region of Alberta, Canada.

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Situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Bragg Creek is a 40-minute drive from Calgary, close to the junctions of Highways 8 and 22, and is a popular destination for short day trips. It’s a community of artists, ranchers, local businesses and commuters. The area attracts many visitors, from hikers and bikers to those seeking culture in the unique shops and restaurants. Bragg Creek is well known as the gateway to Kananaskis Country, and many choose to take a picnic lunch to nearby Elbow Falls or one of the other leisure areas off Highway 66.

 
Map of Bragg Creek

Get inEdit

Bragg Creek is along Cowboy Trail (Highway 22), west of Calgary; it can be accessed from Calgary via either Highway 8 (Glenmore Trail) or Highway 22X.

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  • 1 Elbow Falls (20 km west of Bragg Creek on Hwy 66). Within Kananaskis Country, a small set of waterfalls which includes a 1-km-long hiking trail located on site and camping facilities nearby.    
  • Arts in Bragg Creek. A full directory of professional artists and their studios (some by appointment) in Bragg Creek.

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See also: Kananaskis Country
  • 1 Beaver Flats Campground (Elbow Falls Provincial Recreation Area) (30 km west of Bragg Creek along Hwy 66), +1-403-949-3132.
  • 2 Gooseberry Campground (Gooseberry Provincial Recreation Area) (10 km west of Bragg Creek along Hwy 66), +1-403-949-3132.
  • 3 Little Elbow Campground (Little Elbow Provincial Recreation Area) (35 km west of Bragg Creek along Hwy 66 (closed Dec 1 to May 15 annually)), +1-403-949-3132.
  • 4 McLean Creek Campground (McLean Creek Provincial Recreation Area) (2 km west of Bragg Creek along Hwy 66 and 1.3 km south on McLean Creek Trail), +1-403-949-3132.

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Routes through Bragg Creek
Cochrane ← Jct W   E ← Jct   E  N   S  Turner Valley → Black DiamondENDS at E   W


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