Tourism is the fastest growing industry in Pincher Creek. Surrounded by natural beauty and cultural destinations, the area attracts more than 500,000 visitors per year. Pincher Creek is an exciting year-round travel destination.
With the Waterton Lakes National Park and the Castle Mountain Ski resort nearby, Pincher Creek is a gateway community to the surrounding natural destinations. These same recreational assets help employers attract and retain skilled workers.
There are working guest ranches on the ‘Cowboy Trail’, long vertical runs on Rocky Mountain ski hills and adventurous cycling paths to be explored. Afterwards, relaxation can be found at a charming Bed and Breakfast or pristine camping site. Visitors come from all over the world to enjoy the beauty of this area and take home special memories.
Pincher Creek is home to the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village, an outdoor heritage facility established in 1966 to preserve the history of the area’s pioneers. The village is a large site with 24 buildings and over 22,000 artefacts to be enjoyed by avid historians of every age.