Tired of feeling drab in the city? Come out to Canmore to explore some great ways to beat the Winter blues. There is something for everyone, and we’re sure you’ll find something which floats your fancy.


Canmore has some of the best snowshoe trails in Canada. You can create your own trails or let the experts at White Mountain Adventures show you where the best trails are!

Cross Country Skiing

The Canmore Nordic Center has more than 65 kilometers of trails for all you cross country skier enthusiasts! There are trails for every level. The Canmore Nordic Center also hosts facilties for both recreational and elite biathletes.

Down Hill Skiing

Canmore Kananaskis is surrounded by world class ski resorts. The ones we recommend are Mount Norquay, which is just minutes away from Canmore. As well as Banff Nakiska Mountain Resorts, which is super close to Kananaskis village; and the Lake Louise Ski Area, which is only a short 50 minute ride away from Canmore. There are ski runs available for every ski level, and over 4000 acres of amazing skiable terrain.

Dog Sledding

Treat yourself to a rare opportunity rushing behind a pack of howling hounds! Canmore has three awesome dog sledding tours, Howling Dog Tours Ltd, Snowy Owl Dog Tours, and Mad Dogs & Englishmen Sled Dog.

Helicopter Tours

Ever dream of seeing the Rockies from up above? Come to Canmore Kananaskis and take the Helicopter Tour with one of the fantastic companies which can help you accomplish your dream. The companies we recommend are Alpine Helicopters and Kananaskis Helicopter Tours.

Grotto Canyon

Take your whole family on a walk of a life time! Either go on a guided tour or go on your own. Along the way you will discover a frozen waterfall, hoodoos and a cave! Finish the walk off with yummy hot chocolate.


Feel like playing anthropologist for the day? Come discover an undeveloped cave under Grotto Mountain, and explore what’s hidden in the dark!


Canmore is full of tobogganing hills, for the whole family or for the adrenaline junkies.

Ice Skating

Canmore hosts 5 outdoor skating rinks which can be enjoyed every single day. Canmore also has two indoor rinks for recreation activities, such as hockey or ice skating.