Stories Tagged - Cowboy Trail
Oct. 30, 2019 | Gerald Vander Pyl
All three have a lot in common, including a friendly, small-town feel and a variety of housing options to meet many buyers' needs and budgets.
July 12, 2018 | Tyler Difley
The Cowboy Trail winds through the Alberta foothills, showcasing some of the most beautiful scenery our province has to offer. Along the way are many unique communities and attractions that road trippers won't want to miss.
March 23, 2017 | Kathleen Renne
With plenty to see and do, the Municipal District of Foothills may be your next day-trip destination
South of Calgary lies the Municipal District of Foothills. Okotoks, High River, Black Diamond, Turner Valley and Longview are all within the district's boundaries, an area that encompasses some 3,600 square kilometres of ranchlands and rolling foothills.
According to 2011 census figures, not only is the district home to 21,258 people, it also
offers Calgarians and area residents a variety of interesting attractions. The website www.coollittletowns.com – an initiative of several southern Alberta communities – provides information on district attractions, from hundreds of unique shops, restaurants, galleries, activities and experiences.
March 11, 2015 | CREBNow
With its close proximity to Calgary and stunning Rocky Mountain vistas, Redwood Meadows encompasses mountain living.
The area earned its name after a 1940 brush fire that destroyed most of the area. Elders of the T'suu Tina Nation noticed regrowth of trees in that area had a reddish colour to them and dubbed the area "Redwood Yard."
June 04, 2014 | CREBNow
For those who call the area home, the MD of Foothills is a welcome reprieve from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Comprised of rolling hills, golden wheat fields, leafy woodlands and mountain vistas, the 3,600-square-kilometre area south of the Calgary city limits surrounds the towns of Okotoks, High River, Turner Valley and Black Diamond as well as the village of Longview and Eden Valley Indian Reserve.