West Bragg Creek Trails Connect Visitors and Nature

On a beautiful day in the southern Alberta foothills, you can find the trails in West Bragg Creek by following a steady stream of vehicles to the trailhead. Some people make their way by foot or bike via the newly built Great Trail, which parallels the West Bragg Creek Road and Range […]

2019-09-19T16:14:13-06:00September 19th, 2019|GBCTA|

Ebikes are Permitted in WBC PRA – New Test Policy

Alberta Parks has officially launched an eBike pilot project at West Bragg Creek, Ribbon Creek, Glenbow Ranch and Fish Creek Parks.  The description of the new policy is found here.

EBikes have always been permitted on trails on the Public Land Use Zone, including most of the West Bragg Creek Trails but not in the WBC PRA (parking lot and a few […]

2019-08-29T16:57:07-06:00August 29th, 2019|GBCTA|

GBCTA Welcomes Supporters of The Great Trail

Greater Bragg Creek Trail Association was pleased to welcome supporters of The Great Trail of Canada for a summer hike on June 15. The hike was hosted by Laureen Harper, a National Champion of Trans Canada Trail (TCT), and was attended by around 40 supporters of The Great Trail, a national trail network that includes the West Bragg Creek Trail.

Other guests on the hike included broadcaster and Chair of […]

2019-08-02T13:55:19-06:00August 2nd, 2019|GBCTA|

Trail Building 101

 The culture of trail stewardship starts within our community. If you like recreating on trails, chances are you’ll really enjoy building and maintaining them too. Trail work is a little bit engineering; a little bit craft, ecology, user psychology, and a whole lot of labor, hopefully, labor of love. When in doubt, cut it out. Think Like Water!

Contents 

  1. Kananaskis Country History
  2. Where Do […]
2019-07-17T16:00:34-06:00July 17th, 2019|GBCTA|

July Volunteer Trail Days

We are having a super season out here on the trails with a record amount of early season maintenance being done. Thank you to everybody who has volunteered individually and to Steve at Birchcliff Energy and Fanny at Suncor Energy for organizing Group Trail Days. Combined with our volunteer Crew Leaders all of your efforts have made a noticeable difference!!!

Sending this quick reminder with July […]

2019-07-05T09:48:03-06:00July 3rd, 2019|GBCTA|

WBC Trails 2018 Summary

The 2018 summer trail work focused on maintenance, repairs and upgrades to the existing trail network. Work was done on 22.3 km of trails or 22.7% of the single-track network.

Single Track, All-Season Trails :

  • Braggin Rights . Cleaned drainage swales and culverts from parking lot to West Telephone junction (3.9 km). Fixed problem drainage areas and tread repairs between West Telephone and Merlin/Reconnect junction (0.7 […]
2019-06-29T14:28:31-06:00June 25th, 2019|GBCTA|

Tunes For Trails is a Success in 2019

We made $14,000 this year – WooHoo!!

Event was a success largely due to the work of the organizing committee. We couldn’t have done it with out your dedication and hard work!



We would like to thank all of our major sponsors. The GBCTA appreciates the ongoing support of these businesses.


2019-06-29T16:01:20-06:00June 22nd, 2019|GBCTA, Recognition|

$ 20,000 Grant from RVC for GBCTA Community Trails

The Greater Bragg Creek Trails Association (GBCTA) is pleased to announce that Rocky View County (RVC) has approved grant funding of $ 20,000 for GBCTA Community Trails in RVC.

A $ 10,000 RVC capital grant will go towards placement and compacting of GreenDrop Trail Gravel on the Banded Peak Trail from the Bragg Creek Community Centre to the Banded Peak School. This will provide a smoother […]

2019-06-20T10:19:34-06:00June 20th, 2019|GBCTA|

2019 Crew Trail Dates Announced

GBCTA is looking forward to having volunteers join us on any of the following trails dates for trail building and maintenance in West Bragg.

  • Tuesday, June 11th
  • Sunday, June 16th
  • Tuesday, June 18th
  • Saturday, June 22nd
  • Sunday, June 23rd
  • Thursday, June 27th
  • Saturday, July 6th
  • Tuesday, July 9th
  • Sunday, July 14th
  • Thursday, July 18th
  • Saturday, July 20th
  • Sunday, July 28th

View our 2019 Trail Date Calendar […]

2019-05-29T15:18:53-06:00May 29th, 2019|GBCTA|

Crew Leader Training Sets a New Standard

The GBCTA has kicked off the 2019 trail season by hosting 2 crew leader training sessions out in West Bragg Creek. This is the first year that a coalition of 6 trails groups have come together for training in an attempt to standardize trail building and manage crew dynamics. There is also a strong workplace health and safety message woven through the days activities.

Once training […]

2019-05-28T09:01:04-06:00May 28th, 2019|GBCTA|