Banff is Canada’s oldest national park, and one of the world’s most visited. The area is renowned for its boundless wealth of outdoor activities, as well as breathtaking Rocky Mountain scenery.
The picturesque mountain town of Canmore is just outside the borders of Banff National Park and Kananaskis Park, featuring excellent dining, shopping, recreation and leisure opportunities.
A thriving city of 1.2 Million, Calgary has been recognized as one of the best places to visit by the New York Times and The Guardian.
Kananaskis Country is 4000 square kilometers of year-round mountain playground. Among numerous recreational opportunities, it is home to Nakiska, the closest ski resort to Carraig Ridge.
Ghost lake is only 5 minutes away, so whether you enjoy windsurfing, ice fishing, sailing, water skiing or canoeing, you can find recreation opportunities in close proximity to Carraig Ridge.
A small town of 20,000, Cochrane offers all the modern conveniences of urban life – a health centre, schools, shopping and groceries, plus a movie theatre and other entertainment options.
Each resident at Carraig Ridge owns a private lot of 2-5 acres surrounding their home, plus has an equal share of the remaining 550 acres of community land. Beyond the borders of Carraig Ridge, residents also have access to Wild Buffalo Ranching Conservation Area, thousands of acres of land and amenities to explore.
The Jacob’s Creek parcel is truly isolated wilderness. Just a few minutes drive from Carraig Ridge, you could spend days hiking and camping here.
Brooker’s Cabin is a traditional log house set on a remote, forested quarter section. Spend a night in the cabin as a jumping off point for a day of hiking or mountain biking, or book it for longer stays if you have guests visiting.
5 MINUTES OR 12 KM HIKE
Pierre’s Place is a picnic spot right on the Ghost River, perfect to visit with the kids or grandkids for a Summer’s day wading in the cool, fresh waters of the river, or for an evening camping out. From Pierre’s Place you can launch a raft and float to down to Ghost Lake, or spend a day fishing.