Biking is a great way to get around town and explore the outdoors. Hundreds of kilometers of trails surround the Canmore area, there's something for everyone.
Canoeing and Kayaking is a rewarding experience and a great activity even for first timers. The best way to see the magnificent views of the Canadian Rockies is from a boat on a clear glacial lake.
Fishing is a great way to spend a lazy afternoon on the water. Pack a picnic lunch, sit back and enjoy the still, calm experience of this unspoiled landscape.
Hiking and Walking are perfect activities for all ages and levels of fitness. The many trails around Canmore reward visitors with towering forests and beautiful water features.
Horseback Riding is a fun way to spend an afternoon or even a few days. If you've never been on a horse before try a short trail or if you are an experienced rider, enjoy a pack trip through the Rockies.
Rafting river rapids is an adrenaline pumping activity enjoyed by the more adventurous.
Dog Sledding is the perfect activity for a visitor looking for something different. Enjoy an exhilarating ride on a fur lined sled being "mushed on" by your driver and their team of huskies.
Ice Climbing is not for the faint of heart. This highly skilled sport rewards participants with spectacular views. Imagine climbing a frozen waterfall, experiencing nature's ability to freeze a single moment in time.
Skating, a quintessentially Canadian winter activity can be enjoyed by all visitors, it just takes a little practice and lot of enthusiasm.
Skiing & Snowboarding
in the Canadian Rockies is the best in the world. Enjoy awe inspiring mountain vistas and champagne snow drifts
touching the tree tops.
Snowmobiling is a fun, exhilarating way to feel the rush of the cool mountain air.
Snowshoeing is traditional, leisurely activity to be enjoyed in the warm days of winter by all members of the family.
The Banff Center for the Fine Arts has a continuous schedule of world class performances in theater and in music. It is also home to the Banff Mountain Film Festival.
Banff Gondola transports visitors to an elevation of 2,281m (7,486 feet) above sea level to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Visitors can enjoy an unobstructed 360° view of the most majestic mountain scenery in the world.
Chateau Lake Louis and Banff Springs Hotel are world famous resorts set in the most picturesque areas of the Rocky Mountains. Both venues offer plenty to do and see for guests and day visitors.
Galleries and Museums are sprinkled throughout town. See the history of the town and surrounding area in local museums or buy a piece of fine art to capture the spirit of the Rockies.
Helicopter Tours are the ultimate way to see the most breathtaking views of the Rockies. See glaciers, lakes, ridges and valleys from this unique perspective.
Hot Springs and Spas have been a tourist attraction the Rocky Mountains for over a century. There are natural hot springs in Banff National Park as well as full service spas in many hotels.
Wildlife Viewing is unrivaled in the Rocky Mountains. See spectacular animals including grizzly bears, black bears, moose, elk, and deer. Smaller creatures such as squirrels, rabbits and an amazing variety of birds are easily spotted throughout the year.