Town of Canmore

Summer Activities

Canmore offers an extensive list of summer activities that can be enjoyed from March until October. Activities are available for all ages - from easy walking throughout the town and along the river, to world-class rock & alpine climbing on the mountains in and around the town. 

Hiking in Canmore
Canmore and the surrounding area is home to a wide variety of hiking trails.  The options range from strolls around the river to multi day backpacking trips.  For some of the most popular trails.  To get started you can visit our partners with Tourism Canmore Kananaskis for information on some local hikes and there are many books in local stores that will offer comprehensive information on trails in the area.
Mountain & Road Biking
Canmore is home to a variety of mountain and road biking opportunities.  There is a variety of mountain bike rides in the area to suit different abilities and fitness levels.  There are also a variety of options for road biking, whether you are looking for an all-day adventure or a shorter loop around Town.

For more information on Biking in and around Canmore, visit our Bike & Walking Trails page.
Rock Climbing
Canmore is home to a large and passionate climbing community.  There are a number of climbing areas within a short drive from the townsite of Canmore.  You can also try indoor climbing at Elevation Place
Mountain Bike Skills Parks
Canmore has three skills parks for biking, Millenium Skills Park, Benchlands Trail Skills Park and the Canmore Nordic Centre. The Millenium Mountain bike skills park features a pump track with a variety of lines and an area with different skinnies. The Benchlands Trail skills park has a variety of jump lines as well as various skinnies and rock bridges for all levels.
Tennis and Pickleball
Canmore is home to a number of outdoor courts, hosting both tennis and pickleball. For further information on court bookings and drop-in opportunities please contact the user groups directly.

Tennis: Click here for more info and click here to book a court
Pickleball: Click here for more info
Located at the Canmore Recreation Centre, this skate spot offers flow and street-style features.
Disc Golf
The Three Sisters disc golf course is 9 holes in length and offers a challenge for players of all ability levels.  A great family activity that offers the chance to get outside, walk around and challenge your family & friends in a fun environment.  The course is FREE to access.  Another disc golf course is available at the Canmore Nordic Centre that offers more challenge if that is what you are looking for.

Located on Three Sisters Boulevard, the course can be easily accessed off of Three Sisters Parkway.

·  Please use the portable washroom that is located on-site near the first hole

·  The rules of the game are located at the first hole if you are not familiar with how to play
·  |You are encouraged to play the holes in order
·  Respect other users of the course and of the park
·  Respect the private property of homeowners that line the park/course
Free/Low-Cost Fun Ideas
Are you looking for something to do in Canmore that is free or low cost. Click here for some ideas. 


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The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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