High River Real Estate
High River, Alberta is a small town located 30-40 minutes south east of Calgary. It is home to over 13,000 residents and offers another option to home buyers looking for that "small town" country living. Below is a list of current residential homes for sale in High River.
High River Community Information
The community takes its name from the Highwood River, which flows through the town. The area was originally inhabited largely by the Blackfoot First Nation, who called the site Ispitzee (or the "place of high trees along running water").
Highwood Golf & Clubhouse
A new 10,000 square foot clubhouse was completed in 2010 and hosts a variety of meetings, events, weddings and celebrations. A fully stocked pro shop, locker rooms, meeting space, 200 person banquet hall, restaurant and snack bar complete the package. The Foxes Den restaurant is a popular spot for golfers and locals to dine offering fresh, casual fare.
The Highwood, as it is locally known, operated 27 holes of golf from 1992 until June 20th, 2013. Eighteen holes reopened in June of 2014 (Heritage and Mountainview Nines). Four new holes will open in June of 2015 briging the Highwood up to 22 holes of championship golf. A new grass tee driving range and short game area were opened in the summer of 2014. In cooperation with the Town of High River, a flood mitigation dike project was completed in 2014 through and around our property.
More info: HighwoodGolf.com
Film & TV in High River
High River was used as a set for Smallville in Superman III. Recently, Heartland, a CBC television series has found High River its main filming spot. Also, the movie Carolina Moon based on the book by Nora Roberts was filmed in High River and the movie Moondance Alexander was also filmed in High River.