FAVOURITE LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Looking for the best things to do in Canmore this weekend? There’s no shortage of amazing activities right here in our backyard!

Things to do Canmore

HIKING

Ha Ling

Ha Ling Trail to Ha Ling Peak is a 7.2 kilometre heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Canmore, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
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Tunnel Mountain

Tunnel Mountain Trail is a 4.5 kilometre heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Banff, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips and is best used from June until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
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Larch Valley

Sentinel Pass via Larch Valley Trail is a 10.9 kilometre heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from June until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
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Lady Macdonald

Lady Macdonald Teahouse Trail is a 8.7 kilometre heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Canmore, Alberta, Canada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and bird watching and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
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Things to do Canmore

ACTIVITES

Things to do Canmore: Dog Sledding

Snowy Owl Sled Tours: Grip the handlebar as you take your place on the sled runners. Inhale the crisp mountain air, exhale as your frosty breath surrounds you. Adventure is in the air. “Hike!” you shout with enthusiasm; as your team guides you through entwined forests of towering black spruce, tranquil streams, quaint bridges, frozen lakes and the echoing stillness of the Canadian Rockies.
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Things to do Canmore: Heli Tours

Alpine Helicopters: From the air, take in the breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains in Canmore or immerse yourself in the history of the local indigenous tribes of Kananaskis. Alpine offers a multitude of sightseeing tours to suit everyone’s needs. Get a birds eye view of The Three Sisters, soar over Mount Assiniboine, or even land in the continental divide at Marvel Pass to explore the pristine mountain meadows and wildflowers. With 9 different tour offerings, operating out of two locations, there is something for everyone!
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Things to do Canmore: Cave Exploring

Canmore Cave Tours
Join us year-round, rain or shine, for a Natural History tour into Rat’s Nest Cave – a wild, undeveloped cave under Grotto Mountain; near Banff and Canmore, Alberta, Canada!
Canmore Cave Tours has been offering tours at Rat’s Nest Cave, since 1992. While we have grown since then our goal remains the same – to offer our guests the most extraordinary, unforgettable experience possible.
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SKIING + SNOWBOARDING

Lake Louise

Lake Louise Ski resort is known for it’s spectacular scenery and versatile terrain. With over 4,200 acres spread across four mountain faces, Lake Louise is also one of the largest ski resorts in North America.
Just minutes from the village of Lake Louise, the ski area’s exceptional layout allows families and groups of all abilities to ski together with beginner, intermediate and expert runs from every chair. Lake Louise is known for its variety of terrain from gentle slopes and long cruising runs, to glades, chutes and some of the Canadian Rockies most exciting and wide open bowls.
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Sunshine Village

Banff Sunshine sits high on the Continental Divide in the heart of Banff National Park just 15 minutes’ drive from the cozy mountain town of Banff. Three sprawling mountains provide breathtaking site lines, uninterrupted by any signs of civilization beyond the resort’s leasehold.
Sunshine’s seven-month season stretches from early November until late May – the longest non-glacial ski season in Canada. Sunshine can receive up to nine metres (30 feet) of snow in a season and the Village’s altitude of 7,200 feet ensures the snow stays light and dry.
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Mt. Norquay

Since its opening in 1926, Mt. Norquay Ski Resort continues to be the locals’ gem. Famous for being the training ground of Olympic and World Cup athletes, and with excellent beginner terrain, everyone will love this small, family-friendly resort.

Just minutes from the Town of Banff, Mt. Norquay offers the only night skiing in Banff-Lake Louise, including a fully lit terrain park, and expert snowmaking on 85% of the terrain. Family-friendly Mt. Norquay offers outstanding conditions for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers and riders. This is the best-kept secret in the Canadian Rockies!
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Nakiska

Nakiska is a ski resort in western Canada, in the Kananaskis Country region of the province of Alberta. It is located 83 km from Calgary, west on Highway 1 and south on Highway 40. “Nakiska” is a Cree word meaning “to meet” or “meeting place.”
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GOLF

Silvertip Resort

Envision yourself standing at the edge of an immense, untouched wilderness reserve, gazing out across the 600 acres of peaks, grasslands and valleys. Feel the warmth of the sunshine as you take a deep breath of fresh mountain air. In this setting, you are easily distracted by the natural beauty. Focus instead by aligning yourself to spectacular mountain vistas or a crystal clear rundle stone pond. This is the reality of playing a round at Silvertip, the only resort in the region on the south-facing side of the mountains. This means long, warm days on the course and extended evenings on the clubhouse patio.
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Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club

Wherever golf ranks on your list of passions, high mountain courses are among the most spectacular and rewarding golf experiences in the world. The pinnacle of Canada’s mountain golf is Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club, consistently rated among the best golf experiences in the country. Few golf courses in North America enjoy the spectacular combination of setting, extraordinary vistas and fantastic golf. Designed by Canadian Golf Architect Gary Browning in 2000, it continues to be a favourite among returning guests, and a discovered jewel for new visitors. With breathtaking views of the Three Sisters, Cascade, Pigeon and Ha Ling Mountains, Stewart Creek is a course that no one who has had the opportunity to experience will soon forget.
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Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course

Renowned for its panoramic beauty, The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course in Alberta is a captivating and challenging layout set in the heart of Canada’s Rocky Mountains.
This Alberta golf course offers just two simple things for the perfect golf vacation. First, a breathtaking view in every direction and second, a magnificent layout that thrills every golfer fortunate enough to spend a day here. Amateurs and professionals alike are constantly amazed by its challenging layout. From hole design to optical illusions created by the surrounding mountains, this Alberta golf course will delight and tempt you.
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Canmore Golf & Curling

The beauty of the Canmore Golf & Curling Club and the surrounding mountains make for an ideal golf getaway, curling bonspiel, corporate function, and/or private booking. Regardless of the occasion, we have facilities that will contribute to a rich, enjoyable, and memorable experience for you and your group, including the best patio in town!
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