About High River

Easy to get to and hard to leave, High River is a vibrant community located about 30 minutes from the south end of Calgary.

A town rich in history, bursting with creative talent and offering shopping and dining for all tastes, it's charm and landscapes have also attracted many film and television productions to the area over the last 100 years.

If you're looking for outdoor adventure, the town offers near 30km of walking and biking trails in its Happy Trails system, the historic Sheppard Family Park and is also very close to the spectacular birdwatching of the Frank Lake Conservation Area.
High River also offers a unique camping experience in George Lane Park, with over 50 sites located right downtown on the Highwood River.

Home to spectacular year round events, historic mural and famous places walking tours and a relaxed pace that people line up to be a part of. To learn more about this people first community, visit their website here!

Tours that go through High River

Travel from Calgary to Hudson (aka High River) by following a winding Heartland highlight tour through the foothills, ending up where it all goes down.

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

This round trip tour of the foothills showcases some of our best food, shopping and provides more history than a semester of classes!

Top Places to Discover in High River

This vibrant town is a gathering place for creative and spirited people, rich in quintessential experiences that only small towns with history can offer.

The Heritage Inn Hotel and Convention Centre in High River offers beautifully decorated guest rooms along with a host of modern full-service amenities.

Located in a former CPR station built in 1912, The Museum of the Highwood hosts fascinating exhibits, extensive archives, photographic collections and High River's Visitor Information Centre.

Upcoming Events in High River

Where the West was Weadicked! WPCA Chuckwagon Races and CPRA Rodeo in honour of the founder of the Calgary Stampede.