Recreation & Leisure

If you love outdoor recreation, you'll feel right at home with other locals and visitors who are drawn by Black Diamond's extraordinary beauty. At the crossroads of Highways 7 and 22, surrounded by gently rolling ranchland and bordered on the west by the Rocky Mountains, Black Diamond is a recreational destination like no other.

Some popular recreational attractions offered to the public within and in close proximaty to our community includes: 

  • Black Diamond / Turner Valley
    • Friendship Trail: 3km walking & biking trail
    • Dr. Lander Memorial Pool: outdoor swimming pool
    • Scotts Seaman Sports Rink & Oilfields Outdoor Rink
    • Turner Valley Golf Course
    • Foothills Lions Campground
    • Hell's Half Acres Campground
    • Sheep River: fishing, tubing, kayaking, hiking, picnicing
  • Highway 546:
    • Horseback riding in the rockies
    • Sandy McNabb Recreation Area
    • Nash Meadows: sheep sanctuary
    • Sheep River Falls & George Creek
    • Bluerock Recreation Area
  • Highway 541 & 40:
    • Tail & Trails Campground in Longview
    • Highwood River & Cataract Creek
    • Kananskis Country
  • CU NIM Gliding Club
  • Hogg Park
  • Okotoks Erratic: Big Rock glacial erratic
  • Indian Graves
  • Cowboy Trail (Highway 22):
    • Millarville Racetrack: farmers' market, horse races, rodeo & fair
    • Bar U Historical Site
    • Chain Lakes

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