Foothills surrounds Okotoks, High River, Turner Valley, Black Diamond, Longview and the Eden Valley Indian Reserve, with over 21,000 people having settled in Foothills’ towns, hamlets, and rural communities. The diverse housing choices in Foothills range from starter homes and smaller rural properties to country estate farm homes and spacious acreage lots.
The primary industries within Foothills are agriculture and oil and gas. Small and home-based businesses are popular within the Municipal District and are recognized as significant contributors to the local economy.
A famous landmark of Foothills is “The Big Rock,” the world’s largest glacial erratic rock. Big Rock, which is also known as the Okotoks Erratic, is the largest rock in the Foothills Erratics Train and even has a brewery named after it. Foothills is also known for its golf courses, camping and variety of fresh local farmers’ markets.
If you’re looking to be surrounded by clear blue skills and fresh mountain air, yet still close to big city amenities, Rural Foothills can provide you with the perfect balance. Whether you’re looking for a modest starter home or country estate, our Rural Foothills real estate experts can help you find your perfect home in the country.