Canmore Caverns

Explore the exciting underground world of Rat’s Nest Cave under Grotto Mountain near Canmore. Twisting passages and chambers of stalactites and stalagmites. 6-hr Adventure Tour with 18 m (60 ft) rappel–climb and traverse large and narrow passages plus the ‘Laundry Chute’ ($115). 4.5-hr Explorer Tour is similar but has no rappel ($89). 25 min scenic hike to cave entrance (incl in tour times). Guide, helmet, light, coveralls and other gear. 5C (41F) year round. No experience necessary; participants should be reasonably fit; min age 11 yrs. Closed Mon-Tues.
Ph: 403-678-8819

Biking and Hiking

  • Information on Local Trails
    Tourism Canmore Kananaskis
    907A 7th Avenue
  • Guided Hiking
    White Mountain Adventures
    7107 Boulder Crescent
    Ph: 1.800.408.0005
  • Bike Rentals
    Gear Up Mountain Rentals
    1302 Bow Valley Trail
    Ph: 403.678.1636

Golf Courses

  • Canmore Golf & Curling Club
    The Canmore Golf & Curling Club and the surrounding mountains make for an ideal golf getaway.
    2000 8 Avenue
    Ph: 403.678.4785
  • Silvertip Golf Resort
    Enjoy breathtaking views and a challenging par-72 course that tests the skills of every golfer.
    1000 Silvertip Trail
    Ph: 877.877.5444
  • Stewart Creek Golf Club
    Rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest and naturally sculpted fairways, an enjoyable round for any skill level.
    4100 Stewart Creek Drive
    Ph: 877.993.4653

Dog Sledding

  • Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours
    With experienced guides and friendly four legged friends pulling you, the Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours offers the most amazing experiences in the winter and summer.
    104 – 602 Bow Valley Trail
    Ph: 403.678.4369

Horseback Riding

White Water Rafting

  • Canadian Rockies Rafting
    With different options for everyone in the family, you can be sure that you will find the adventure you are looking for. From floating down the Bow River to grade 4 rapids on the Kicking Horse River, they never disappoint.
    Ph: 1.877.226.7625
  • Inside Out Experience
    Experience a full or half day adventure on the river.
    Ph: 1.877.999.7238
  • West n’ Wild Adventures
    This tour company is located in Golden, BC but offers transportation from Canmore for guests wanting to experience the class 3 or 4 rapids.
    Ph: 1.800.668.9119

Skiing and Snowboarding

Banff Snowmobile Tours

Unforgettable tours in the Rockies west of Banff and Yoho parks. Spectacular waterfalls, historic trappers cabins, and opportunities to see wildlife. Half and full day (from $159) include shuttle, suits, boots, helmets, gloves and western-style buffet lunch. Upgrades to powerful 600cc and 700cc sleds. Overnight, custom and group tours.
Ph: 1-888-293-8687

Lux Cinema Centre

A short drive to Banff takes you to the closest theatre outside of the Solara Resort & Spa and Canmore. With four screens that play first-run features.
Corner of Bear and Wolf Street
Ph: 403.762.8595

Chocolate Tastings

  • Le Chocolatier
    See how the finest dark and milk Belgian chocolate is made at Le Chocolatier, indulge in a few samples and possibly buy a few tasty treats for friends and family at home.
    121-701 Benchlands Trail
    Ph: 403-679-3351

Special Events

Every year Canmore hosts a variety of festivals and events, below are some of the special events in the area.

  • Canada Day – July 1
  • Miner’s Day – July
  • Canmore Folk Music Festival – August (Heritage Day Long Weekend)
  • Canmore Highland Games – September (Labour Day Long Weekend)
  • Canadian Rocky Mountain Marathon – September
  • Vic Lewis Band Festival – November
  • Light up Canmore – December