About High River
High River is set in the foothills of Southern Alberta with spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains and access to some of the most beautiful and beloved areas in Canada.
High River is a people-first community with opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors year round.
Our population of over 14,000 residents thrives on innovation, creativity and appreciating all that life has to offer. See the labour force data below for more information on the healthy makeup of the High River community.
High River falls within an area that is the traditional home of the Blackfoot people and has historically been used by both the Stoney and Blackfoot tribes. High River acknowledges the contributions and legacy of Indigenous people both historically and today. For more on our history, visit the Western Heritage, Settlement and Growth section.
Labour Force Data
Western Heritage, Settlement and Growth
Learn about the rich history of the High River area
Hiking & Outdoor Adventures
Enjoy hiking and outdoor adventures in heart of High River, or while exploring the beautiful foothills and mountains in our backyard!
Location for Major Films and Television
With its scenic location and western heritage, High River is a hub for major movies and TV series like CBC’s Heartland. Keep your eyes open for Hollywood stars at local diners!