Town of High River
High River is a vibrant bedroom community offering authentic small town charm, history, and escape from the hustle and bustle of big city life. Abundant greenery and majestic views of the mountains, a close knit community with great hospitality, as well as quick commuting to and from Calgary are just some of the reasons that some Albertan residents are calling High River home.
Western Heritage, along with its scenic location makes High River an ideal location for TV and movie productions, and has hosted several celebrities while filming the hit television series “Heartland”, and movies including Superman, Fargo, Black Summer and more! When walking the streets of High River keep pen and paper in your pocket as you never know which actor or actress you may see walking down the street towards you, or sitting at the table next to you in one of the local restaurants!
Community of High River
High River prides itself on a sense of community, appreciation of local culture, and a family friendly atmosphere. Springtime brings out breathtaking floral hanging baskets for all to enjoy, as well as edible plants that are available to all. The community garden is a way to allow residents without the space to grow their own vegetables, connect and form friendships. The outdoor community piano fills the street with joy as the keys dance under the fingers of local musicians, while farmers markets help support local artisans and small businesses.
High River Festival and Events
Excitement fills the air whenever the town prepares for one of its seasonal events or festivals. When the snow melts in the spring, local residents get ready for the local rodeos, chuckwagon races and the Old Fashioned Threshing Bee. Hot summer days are shared with music in the park on Sunday afternoons as well as various farmers markets filled with fresh produce and artisans. Fall brings the International Balloon Festival, Culture Days as well as the classic Burnout & Show ‘n Shine, while winter is filled with a Santa Claus Parade, Santa Skate, festivities and craft fairs.
Outdoor Recreation in High River
Known as the back door to Kannaskis, High River is set in the foothills with the perfect mix of wide open prairies and breathtaking mountain views. Day Trips to the mountains offer endless camping and trails for hiking, as well as skiing and snowboarding in the winter months.Take the Happy Trails along the river as you explore High River, enjoy an outing with the family to Sheppard Family Park, or throw a frisbee for the dog at one of the off-leash dog Parks. Baseball diamonds and soccer fields, as well as a water spray park, skateboard park are highly enjoyed during the summer, while winter months bring outdoor skating, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Parks, playgrounds, walking trails, birdwatching and fishing spots are easy to find in High River and help encourage residents to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
High River REALTORS®
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