The North West region of Calgary stretches from the northern limits of the city to 16 Avenue North, and from the western border to Nose Hill Park. There is a lot of choice when it comes to NW Calgary homes for sale.
With some of the city’s hilliest landscapes and greatest views, NW Calgary features many unique communities. Here are all the NW Calgary communities and read more about this region below.
Communities in North West Calgary
Maps of North West Calgary
North West Calgary is located on both sides of Crowchild Trail. It extends from 16 Avenue North up to the northwestern corner and is home to residential communities and the University of Calgary. Travelling along Crowchild Trail is also the Calgary Transit Red Line LRT – providing direct service to the university McMahon Stadium and downtown.
Here are maps of Calgary’s communities.
Open Houses in North West Calgary
View all the MLS listings for the open houses planned for this weekend. See the upcoming open houses for North West Calgary that are scheduled.
North West Calgary Features
North West Calgary communities on situated on the rolling hills that rise above the Bow River Valley. Many hilltop communities overlook the beautiful Bow River and downtown Calgary. The rising foothills and mile-high Rocky Mountains help form the perfect backdrop for Calgary living.
The University of Calgary and McMahon Stadium are located in North West Calgary, along Crowchild Trail. Communities such as Varsity, Brentwood, and University Heights are popular for students and professionals working at the university.
Nose Hill Park is a large urban park on the eastern side of North West Calgary. The. park is a large grassland nature area with pathways, trails and off-leash areas. Communities nearby the park include Edgemont, Brentwood, Charleswood and Collingwood.
With the Calgary Transit NW LRT line, commutes to downtown and to the deep south are quick and easy. Train stations are located all along Crowchild Trail, offering great transit access to communities including Tuscany, Rocky Ridge, Arbour Lake, Silver Springs and Dalhousie.