Located West of Calgary, Bragg Creek is a perfect location to call home. The rugged beauty of Kananaskis and the Rocky Mountains, the small town atmosphere of the local communities and the lights & opportunities of Calgary are all just a short trip away.
Miles of hiking, mountain biking and cross country ski trails, beautiful golf courses, towering old growth forests, creeks and rivers are all set with a backdrop of snow-capped mountains. Fantastic schools and a wide variety of activities for the entire family are offered within the Bragg Creek area.
Bragg Creek and its surrounding communities are located directly West of the City of Calgary. The nearest International Airport is within a 1-hour drive in the north end of Calgary and the local airport of Springbank is also nearby.
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Bragg Creek is located about 40 km west of Calgary, in south-central Alberta. Take Hwy 1, 8 or 22X west from Calgary to Hwy 22. From Hwy 1 or 8 drive south on the 22, past Redwood Meadows to the Hamlet of Bragg Creek. If you are in south Calgary take the 22X to 22 north.
The area borders Kananaskis Country and the Tsuu T’ina Nation, Sarcee Reserve.
We are governed by the Municipal District of Rocky View No. 44. for lands located north of Township Road 230 (the Southern border of the Tsuu T’ina Nation. South Bragg Creek, Millarville and Priddis are governed by the Foothills Municipal District No. 31.
About 75% of homeowners in Bragg Creek commute to Calgary, a 30 minute drive on good roads. Banff and the Rocky Mountain parks are only about 1 1/4 hours west. Some of the most extraordinary scenery and outdoor activities in the world, are on our doorstep.
How to decode legal land descriptions
Properties in the area are located by their legal description. The legal location of the hamlet of Bragg Creek is: PT. SE, Sec.13, T.23, R.5, W.5.
Translation: Southeast Part of Section 13 in Township 23 in Range 5, West of the 5th meridian.
This can be a bit complicated, so bear with us.
The area on the map above is west of the 5th Meridian (W.5). Most of the homes we deal with are located in Range 3, 4 or 5 (R.5) which divide the territory in bands along the north/south axis. The east/west bands are called Townships and we deal with Townships 21, 22, 23 and 24 (T.24) primarily. The hamlet of Bragg Creek is located in Range 5, Township 23. That area is divided into thirty-six Sections, 1 – 36, with the hamlet located in southeast quarter of Section 13 (PT. SE, S.13).