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Turner Valley

Population: 2,167
Median Age: 41.7
Jobs: 0 available

A 30-minute drive southwest of Calgary, the town of Turner Valley lies in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and is the birthplace of oil and gas in Alberta.

With a population of 2,167, Turner Valley is also the sister town of Black Diamond a mere 3 km away.

How to spend your time

Turner Valley is the perfect gateway to Kananaskis Country, with great opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, nature watching, camping and fishing. With its location on the Cowboy Trail, it’s also a great place to take in some historical sites and scenery as well. Golfers can head over to the Turner Valley Golf Club, while swimmers can venture over to Dr. Lander Memorial Swimming Pool to get in a few laps. Here’re a few restaurants to grab a bite to eat as well.

Turner Valley is also less than 10 minutes away from the Millarville Racetrack a centre of events for rodeos, farmer’s markets, and horse racing.

Here’s a Turner Valley calendar of events, and here’s a list of clubs and organizations of interest in the area.

Where to sleep...

There’s some great places to stay while you’re staying in Turner Valley, including the Turner Valley Hotel, Welcome Acres Bed and Breakfast, the Diamond Willow Artisan Retreat, and the Hell’s Half Acre Campground. And if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, you can find lodgings in nearby Black Diamond.

Rather find a place to rent? Take a look at these rental opportunities, either for yourself or with a roommate.

And a job to pay for it

Workopolis, Wow Jobs, Monster, Indeed, Simply Hired, Turner Valley site resources

Keeping you healthy, in body and mind

If you’re looking for some medical attention while you’re staying in Turner Valley, look no further than the Oilfields General Hospital or the Foothills Family Medical Centre, both just minutes away in Black Diamond.

You can also look to Dr. Gordon Chin for any dental procedures you may need.

Some more stuff

If you’re looking for some local news coverage while you’re staying in Turner Valley, the Gateway Gazette has you covered with print and online versions.