Ranchlands is a community in the North West quadrant of Calgary. The development of this community started in the late 1970's.
It is located on the north side of Crowchild Trail in between Sarcee Trail and Nose Hill Drive. The community is neighbours to Dalhousie to the east, Arbour Lake to the west, Hawkwood to the north and Silver Springs to the south.
The community consists mainly of single family homes with some town homes, some of this homes enjoy mountain views.
Many beautiful parks and playgrounds can be found. From many of these green spaces there are views of the majestic mountains.
Located across from the community is the Crowfoot Crossing Shopping Centre where there are many shops, restaurants, cinemas and businesses to enjoy.
There is shopping in the community at the local plaza's.
The LRT (Light Rail Transit) is conveniently located on the other side of
Crowchild Trail at the corner of Nose Hill Drive.
Vehicle access to downtown is convenient via Crowchild Trail. Schools can be found in the community and surrounding neighbourhoods.
Calgary Board of Education
610 Ranchlands Blvd. NW (in the community)
Junior High H. D. Cartwright
5500 Dalhart Road NW. (Dalhousie)
Senior High William Aberhart
3009 Morley Trail NW. (Dalhousie)
Calgary Catholic School District
K-6 St. Rita
7811 Ranchview Drive NW (In the community)
K-6 St. Luke
1232 Northmount Drive NW (Brentwood)
7-9 St. Jean Brebeuf
5030 Northland Drive NW (Brentwood)
7-9 Madeleine d'Houet
108 - 22nd Street NW (West Hillhurst)
Senior High St. Francis
877 Northmount Drive NW (Brentwood)
Owner Occupied: 68 per cent
Hospital: Foothills - 29th Street NW, just south of 16th Avenue
Vehicle Travel time to Downtown: 18 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Airport: 25 minutes
Vehicle Travel time to Banff: 1 hour and 20minutes