Canmore has grown in recent years to a town with a permanent population of about 12,000 folks (17,500 including it’s non-permanent population) with a strong sense of community, boasting numerous annual cultural and sporting events.
Canmore is an ideal stepping stone to all your wilderness adventures. There is no shortage of options. Hiking trails branch out in all directions from the town and lead to areas of pristine wilderness where wildlife, flora and fauna, and the high alpine of the Canadian Rockies are abundant.
For an alternative to trail blazing try browsing in our unique shops and art galleries throughout our town.
The Town of Canmore is one of the most beautiful places in all of Canada to visit and experience! Gateway to Kananaskis Country & Banff National Park, Canmore is centrally located to serve as a base to explore the Canadian Rockies.
Canmore has long been known regionally for its sense of community and its many annual cultural and sporting events. “Check in” at the Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge, 5 min. from downtown Canmore and “Check out” these upcoming events in and around Canmore. There is something going on year round in Canmore and everyone gets involved.
Check here for our best local winter activities. To name a few: caving, winter hiking, helicopter tours, dog-sledding, snow-shoeing, spas, ice-fishing, mountaineering, heli-skiing…
Check here for our best local spring, summer and fall activities. Activities include, to name a few: hiking, cycling, mountain-biking, golfing, rafting, caving, fly fishing, helicopter tours, horseback riding, rock climbing and more…
For an alternative to trail blazing try browsing in our beautiful shops and galleries throughout our town. Explore museums, art galleries, artisans & artists, gift shops, specialty shops, etc.
Canmore is located in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies, 20 min. east of Banff and about 100 km (60 miles) west of Calgary. Find information about how to get to Canmore, Alberta.
Google Map of Rocky Mountain Ski Lodge’s location in the Canadian Rockies. Links to Maps & Resources.
Current weather conditions and local weather overview and climate information for Canmore, Alberta