Cochrane, AB, Canada is located on the banks of the Bow River neighbouring the Rocky Mountain Range in the Southern Alberta region of Alberta, Canada. The nearby rolling hills, man-made lakes, Rocky Mountains, historical sites and proximity to Calgary ( 18 km west) provide many opportunities for year round activity and adventure in and around Cochrane, Alberta.
Activities most enjoyed in Cochrane, Canada and the surrounding areas includes golfing, hiking, windsurfing, kite surfing, sailing, ranching, horseback riding, cycling, off roading, mountain biking, river rafting, camping and xc sking and snowshoeing.
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Cochrane, Alberta includes the Big Hill Springs Provincial Park, Ghost Reservoir Lake, Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, and the Riverfront Park.
The most visited natural sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Cochrane includes the Cochrane Ranche Historic Site, Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, 1909 Chapman Home, Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation, Morleyville Mission, Cochrane Historical Museum and the Bert Sheppard Stockmen's Foundation Library And Archives.
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of Cochrane includes accommodations (hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, vacation homes, resorts), campgrounds, tours, guides, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor stores, banks, gas stations, gift stores, big box stores, cell service, internet and transportation services including bus, taxi and the nearby Calgary International Airport (YYC).