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Things We Love to Do in Canmore

We don’t just work here, we live and play here, too. These are some of our favourite spots you won’t want to miss while you’re in town. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.

Known for its endless outdoor recreational opportunities, the authentic mountain community of Canmore offers a delightful small town atmosphere. There are several walking and cycling trails throughout town that will take you to Canmore’s six square block downtown core only a short five minutes away, where you can shop for quaint gifts, visit museums or look through one of several art galleries. If you’re the adventurous type, skiing, hiking, biking and fishing await you in this scenic setting. Plus we’re easily accessible to nearby Banff attractions.

Rockies Reserved

Rockies Reserved was started by two local entrepreneurs passionate about sharing their knowledge, expertise, and passion for where they live with visitors looking to escape for a perfect getaway in this world-renowned natural wonder.

artsPlace

artsPlace is the new hub for artists and the general public to create art It is family friendly and  showcases performances and exhibitions.

Canmore Cave Tours

Immerse yourself in rich natural history, ancient culture and fascinating geology. You’re going to experience the Canadian Rockies like never before… from the inside!

Ski Big 3

Our Tri-Area Lift Ticket offers unlimited skiing and riding on almost 8,000 acres of terrain across all 3 Ski Resorts in Banff National Park. All Tickets include Complimentary Ski Area Shuttles from Banff-Lake Louise Hotels to all 3 ski resorts – All you have to worry about is having fun. Online tickets must be purchased a minimum of 72 hours in advance – Book Now

Complimentary hotel delivery of lift passes is included – Please collect your lift tickets from your hotel front desk.

The Yoga Lounge

Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, The Yoga Lounge is a nexus for yoga and intelligent movement. As a family owned small business, our studio is a labour of love set on community and personal development. With a roster of long-term, dedicated and gifted teachers we are keen to share. It would be an honour to serve you!

Rebound Cycle

one of the premier bike shops anywhere, known world-wide for quality staff, bikes, rentals and customer service. Carrying bike brands like Scott, BMC, Pivot, Trek, Niner, Salsa, Devinci & many others. With mountain, road and fat biking as our specialties we aim to stock only the highest quality brands our industry has to offer in those categories.

Trail Sports

Located at the Canmore Nordic Centre, site of the Nordic Skiing events of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, World Cup Mountain Bike (1998, 1999 and 2000), and World Cup Nordic (2005, 2008 and 2010), Trail Sports serves all your cross country skiing and mountain biking needs. The Canmore Nordic Centre is a short 5 minute drive from downtown Canmore, near Banff in the beautiful Canadian Rockies.

Alpine Helicopters Ltd (0.9 km)

Adventure seekers can experience an unforgettable helicopter tour of the spectacular Canadian Rockies with Alpine Helicopters.

AJHL Canmore Eagles

The Canmore Eagles are a community owned, not-for-profit hockey club who joined the Alberta Junior A Hockey League in 1995. Since their inception, the Eagles have won the Southern Division title on two occasions (2001-2002 & 2002-2003) and have qualified for the playoffs every year with the exception of the 2011-2012 season when the team embarked on a youth movement. The Canmore Eagles play a total of 60 regular season games in a season that stretches from early September to late February. The AJHL playoffs can extend the season until mid-April, with the Canadian championship tournament (the RBC Cup) slated for early May.

Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre (1.6 km)

Check out this museum to learn more about the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and the people of Canmore, Alberta.

 

photo credit: Tourism Canmore Kananaskis

Canmore Nordic Centre (1.1 km)

This expansive ski Centre boasts 65 kilometers of groomed and track-set trails for all skill levels. In the summer, you can enjoy an 18-hole disc golf course, four orienteering courses, more than 100 kilometers of single and double-track mountain bike and hiking trails, 6.5 kilometers of paved roller-ski trails and a mountain bike skills park.

 

photo credit: Tourism Canmore Kananaskis

Elevation Place (0.1 km)

Canmore’s newest attraction, Elevation Place is an expansive indoor entertainment facility, offering an aquatics Centre, a library, a gymnasium and much more.

 

photo credit: Tourism Canmore Kananaskis

Main Street Canmore (1 km)

Canmore’s Main Street features quaint, artsy local shops and galleries just minutes from the hotel.

 

photo credit: Tourism Canmore Kananaskis

Snowy Owl Dog Sled Tours (0.2 km)

Enjoy the unique opportunity to ride with and even drive a team of huskies through the Canadian wilderness.

 

photo credit: Snowy Owl Dog Sled Tours official site