About Foothills

Foothills County is over 3,600 square kilometers of rural diversity, and it's rolling foothills are the panoramic gateways to the Rocky Mountains. A place of great beauty and stunning scenery, it's also home to some of Alberta's first footsteps, our sustainable future, and a bunch of cool little towns!

The expansive region shows a different side of Alberta and is densley packed with experiences. Within its beautiful boundaries you'll find various ways to escape and enjoy nature, deep cultural heritage and history, an area teeming with vibrant arts and world class food & beverage.

A region acclaimed for its natural beauty and deep history, Foothills County offers authentic, hands-on, and unique life-enriching experiences for visitors of all types.
What will be your Foothills story?

You can visit the county website here.

Tours that go through Foothills

Granary Road offers over 25,000 square feet of year round market and 35 acres of interactive, educational and fun experience for all ages to enjoy.

Start the day with a magnificent drive through the foothills to the Leighton Art Centre. End your day in style with a romantic fine dining experience with gorgeous mountain views at Azuridge hotel.

This tour will get you and your friends out on the highway…looking for adventure...and whatever comes your way!

Top Places to Discover in Foothills

Since it's official opening in 1975, Spruce Meadows has created a unique environment of good friendship, commerce, and sport. We are committed to being a leading venue for international horse sports.

There's something for everyone at Granary Road. The Market is beautiful year round with an authentic ranch feeling in the summer and a warm cozy ambiance in the winter.

30 years ago Paul and Karen Hamer planted Saskatoon Berry seedlings on a piece of property at the convergence of the Sheep and Highwood River, just outside of Okotoks. With horticulture backgrounds an..

Upcoming Events in Foothills

Come celebrate apples at Granary Road! Vendors will have apple-themed products and foods and the market will have Orchard Fresh Apples, Apple Pies and More! The active Learning Park will be featuring ..

On September 22nd Calvary FC welcomes Pacific FC to Spruce Meadows for their final showdown of the season. With 16 total goals between the sides in 5 previous matches this season, it should be another..

This stop at the incredible Leighton Art Centre features the bonus of a spectacular view of the Foothills & Rockies!