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.
Biking and Hiking
- Information on Local Trails
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis
907A 7th Avenue
- Guided Hiking
White Mountain Adventures
7107 Boulder Crescent
- Bike Rentals
Gear Up Mountain Rentals
1302 Bow Valley Trail
- Canmore Golf & Curling Club
The Canmore Golf & Curling Club and the surrounding mountains make for an ideal golf getaway.
2000 8 Avenue
- Silvertip Golf Resort
Enjoy breathtaking views and a challenging par-72 course that tests the skills of every golfer.
1000 Silvertip Trail
- 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
- 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
- Cross Zee Ranch
2500 Palliser Trail
- Boundary Ranch
- Brewster’s Kananaskis Guest Ranch
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.
- Inside Out Experience
Experience a full or half day adventure on the river.
- 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.
Skiing and Snowboarding
- Banff Mt. Norquay
Ph: 403.762.4421 or 1.877.SKI.BANFF
- Canmore Nordic Centre/Trail Sports
Ph: 403.678.2400 / 403.678.6764
www.canmorenordic.com / www.trailsports.ab.ca
- Ski Lake Louise
Ph: 403.522.3555 or 1.877.9LOUISE
- Sunshine Village
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.
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
Corner Stone Theatre
Throughout the year the theatre hosts many other events including sing-a-longs, game shows, comedy nights, hit musicals and youth theatre camps.
125 Kananaskis Way
This state-of-the-art movie theatre offers large projection screen with movie quality sound and re-tractable seating for set-up versatility for opening ceremonies, smaller evening receptions or stand-up cocktails. The Aurora Theatre seats 96. The Aurora Theatre is also an exceptional choice for meetings and presentations.
- Family friendly movies are shown at nightly at 7:00pm.
- Mature movies are shown Friday and Saturday at 9:00pm.
- 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
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