Construction Closure - West Bragg Creek Parking Lot Please be advised that the West Bragg Creek Provincial Recreation Area parking lot will be closed and under construction between the dates of March 29 to March 31, 2017. This is to ensure the public’s safety during tree removal.
The GBCTA and Rocky View County signed a Construction Agreement for the WBC TCT Phases 2-3 on March 24. In addition: Rocky View County also granted The GBCTA a Licence of Occupation (LOC) for the WBC TCT Phases 2-3. The GBCTA has also received an Alberta Environment Water Act Approval for wetland disturbance dated March 17, 2017 for this project. The trail alignment was flagged March 22/23. The pre-disturbance Bird Nesting Survey was completed on March 24, 2017 and no active bird nests were found. Upcoming Construction Timeline: Clearing of trees and shrubs from the 5 km trail alignment will be completed from March 25-31, 2017 by Bragg Creek Excavating. Tread construction will commence shortly once ground conditions and weather are favourable. The pedestrian bridge is still in design phase with Rocky View County approval expected in April 2017, once the design is satisfactory. Funding [...]
June 3 at Bragg Creek Community Centre Tickets and other Details coming. Featuring Skuzzy and the Woodticks
In 2016, The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association focused on upgrading existing trails, adding new winter trails and enhancing the visitor experience at the West Bragg Creek trail network. Volunteers contributed over 8,000 hours of work and $150,000 of donations were spent on dozens of projects to construct, upgrade and maintain the West Bragg Creek trail network. Significant investments and actions by Alberta Parks/ Government of Alberta resulted in a number of important enhancements to the trail network and planning for even larger improvements for next year. All-Season Trails (Hiking, Biking, Equestrian and Snowshoeing) 1. A sustainable, all-season tread was constructed on 1.5 km of Snowshoe Hare (west) trail. This included some trail re-routes, plus drainage and tread reconstruction. 2. Trail repairs and ongoing maintenance was completed at 15 sites on Braggin Rights, Long Distance, Boundary Ridge, Ranger Summit and Strange Brew trails. 3. A 300 [...]