Discover Countless Fun Things to Do in Canmore

An hour-and-a-half west of Calgary, at the southeast corner of Banff National Park in the majestic Canadian Rockies, you’ll find Canmore, a cozy mountain town with a unique character and vibrant spirit. The town's charming alpine village, community events and world-class outdoor attractions draw countless visitors year-round. With its picturesque mountain backdrop and quaint small-town charm, Canmore has been a filming location for numerous Hollywood movies. The famous resort town of Banff is just 20 minutes from Canmore, making our town an ideal destination for anyone wanting to stay in a quiet, cozy town while still enjoying the area’s popular local attractions.


The Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

Developed in 1988 for the Olympic Winter Games, the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park remains a world class destination for mountain sports. In the winter it features 37km of cross-country skiing, while in the summer it boasts mountain bike and hiking trails, a mountain bike skills park, 18-hole disc golf course and 6.5km rollerski trail.

Banff National Park

Banff National Park is the jewel of the Canadian Rockies, offering countless outdoor activities year round. In the winter it features some of the best ski runs in Canada while in the summer there are great trails for biking, hiking, or climbing. Two hot springs also operate year-round.

Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show

Entertaining Canmore audiences for more than 10 years, the Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show is one of the top local attractions in town. Take a hilarious journey through Canadian culture and history while you enjoy a fantastic meal. Suitable for all ages, the show makes for a great evening out with your family.

Helicopter Tours

What better way to see the majestic Rocky Mountains than soaring high above their peaks in a helicopter? It’s a truly breathtaking experience that affords you an unparalleled view of lakes, forests, glaciers, waterfalls and wildlife. Popular local helicopter tour companies include Alpine Helicopters and KananaskisHeli Tours.

Dog Sled Tours

Long before the days of snowmobiles, folks went racing through the snow with help from man’s best friend. For an authentic Canadian winter experience, explore the Canmore wilderness on a dog sled tour from Howling Dog Tours, Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours or Mad Dogs Expeditions

Canmore Cave Tours

Explore a prehistoric cave preserved in its natural state. Operating all year round, Canmore Cave Tours will take you on a fascinating journey through Rat’s Nest Cave in Grotto Mountain, which maintains a naturally balmy temperature of 5 degrees even in winter. This is a true cave exploration experience with no artificial lights or handrails.

Canmore, Alberta Points of Interest