West Bragg Creek

In 2016, The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association focused on upgrading existing trails, adding new winter trails and enhancing the visitor experience. Significant investment and actions by Alberta Parks/Government of Alberta resulted in a number of important enhancements to the 141.3 km trail network that offers opportunities for just about every type of non-motorized trail user!

Walking Merlin View

The newest trail at West Bragg is a big hit. Supposedly a multi use trail, there is no question it was built as a mountain bike trail with its banked corners and mini undulations beloved by bikers. It’s a 6.2 km loop converging on a treed hilltop (rustic table and stumps), with a couple of viewpoints and benches along [...]

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA) has produced an attractive map of Bragg Creek and area trails covering all but one of the multi-use, mountain bike, ski and snowshoe trails from the Kananaskis Country Boundary to just west of Moose Mountain Road, and from highway 66 to the north end of Telephone Loop. I [...]

Winter Walk over Ranger Hill

Back to West Bragg! On a Friday afternoon we hiked the Ranger Hill Loop clockwise, i.e. Boundary Ridge and Strange Brew to the summit and Ranger Summit trail back down. It would be our first time doing the loop using the new trails in their entirety. No more flogging along Crystal Line and Loggers Loop. [...]

New West Bragg Trails

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association is well on its way to fulfilling their goal of completing construction of 45 km of new trails in the West Bragg Creek area by the end of this season. So far, about 41 km of trails have been flagged and roughly cleared and with about 30 km of that cleared to the 5’ wide by 10’ high standard.

 

Snowshoe North Bragg Trail

An updated description of North Bragg Trail that suggests an additional loop at the north end and urges the Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association to include the trail in their plans for upgrading the West Bragg trails.