7 Things To Do In Canmore


Looking for things to do in Canmore? Whether your a resident, working abroad, or a tourist, our top 7 ideas will allow you to experience Canmore at its fullest. Our first recommendation is to hike Ha Ling Peak.

1.) Ha Ling Peak

Ha Ling Peak is Canmore's most popular hike that gives you a spectacular view of the valley, Town of Canmore, and the prairies. The hike is just 3.2 kilometres one way from the parking lot and takes approximately 1.5 - 2 hours to climb, leaving you time to enjoy other activities during the evening. 

2.) Bike the Legacy Trail 

The Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail is a bike trail that connects to Canmore and Banff. Legacy Trail is the perfect way to enjoy mountain scenery and avoid the struggle of finding parking in Banff during busy weekends. If you are looking for a place to rent a bike in Canmore, we suggest visiting Rebound Cycle.

3.) Elevation Place

Elevation Place is Canmore's recreational facility. Known for its indoor climbing wall, Elevation Place is great for fitness enthusiasts, kids, and large groups. The facility also has a indoor pool, gym, library, and art centre. For more information about Elevation Place, you can visit their website at: Elevation Place

To view the waiver and hours of the climbing wall, visit: Elevation Place Climbing 

4.) Visit the Mountain Market

The Mountain Market is Canmore's farmers market! Located in downtown Canmore on 7th Avenue, it is open every Thursday from May to October, rain or shine. It's a great place to stop for a coffee, or pick up some local and regional produce. In addition, the market hosts live bands and is open from 10am - 6pm.

5.) Take a Brewery Tour

The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company is a local Canmore brewery; hosting tours on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays! Led by a guide they will take you through the entire brewing process, while you sample their beer and craft sodas. To buy tickets and for more information visit their website at https://www.thegrizzlypaw.com/canmore-brewery-tours/

6.) Bow Valley Amphitheater Shows

Fun for the whole family, these musical theatre shows are educational and free! Running in June and July from Wednesday to Sunday they have tons of different programs, featuring topics like "A Plunge into the Wetlands" and "Planet Earth: Hummingbird Edition". For more information visit: https://bit.ly/2s4u4i3

7.) River Rafting 

Canmore Rafting offers several different rafting experiences for people of all ages and abilities. Whether you want to spend the day floating or try Whitewater rafting; they've got you covered! River rafting is a refreshing way to spend a hot day in the Rockies, check out their website for packages: http://www.canmoreriveradventures.com/canmore-bow-river-float-trip/