Canmore, AB Trails and Parks

Canmore has 56 trails in the vicinity, including 27 for mountain biking and 17 for walking. These trails range from 0.8 to 42.25 miles in length. The most popular trails are Cougar Creek, Lady Macdonald Teahouse and Great Divide Trail: Watridge Lake trail junction to Mount Assiniboine. Trails.com member CHARLES P. recently completed Canalside to Quarry Lake.
  • Lady Macdonald Teahouse

    3 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    THIS IS NOT the tourist trail to Lake Agnes Teahouse. This is a demanding grunt up a rough steep slope. On a hot day the slope bakes so take plenty of water.
    •  Day hike
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    THIS IS NOT the tourist trail to Lake Agnes Teahouse. This is a demanding grunt up a rough steep slope. On a hot day the ...

  • Allenby Pass

    2 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    The trail begins at the Mount Shark Trailhead, along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail within Kananaskis Country Provincial Recreation Area. This remote, 42.25 miles point-to-point or out-and-back ...
    •  42.25 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail begins at the Mount Shark Trailhead, along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail within Kananaskis Country Provincial Recreation ...

  • Canmore Nordic Center

    1 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    The Canmore Nordic Center is located above the town of Canmore, approximately 80 km west of Calgary, Alberta. If you're a competitive rider looking for challenge, this is the place for you. As ...
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    The Canmore Nordic Center is located above the town of Canmore, approximately 80 km west of Calgary, Alberta. If you're a ...

  • Grassi Lakes

    1 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    A moderately strenuous walk (height gain 300 m) to two exquisite blue lakes. Interpretive signs, splendid views of mountains and waterfalls, an interesting trail with benches at strategic points, ...
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A moderately strenuous walk (height gain 300 m) to two exquisite blue lakes. Interpretive signs, splendid views of mountains ...

  • Hai Ling Peak (Chinaman's Peak)

    1 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    Originally it was called `The Beehive'. Then in 1896, Ha Ling, a Chinese cook working in the Oskaloosa Hotel in Canmore, was bet 50 dollars he couldn't climb up and down within 10 hours. Starting ...
    •  Day hike
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Originally it was called `The Beehive'. Then in 1896, Ha Ling, a Chinese cook working in the Oskaloosa Hotel in Canmore, ...

  • Goat Creek Trail

    1 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    This is one of the most well traveled trails in the Banff - Canmore area. This 24.6-mile round-trip trail is a quick downhill ride to Banff along the back of Mount Rundle. It varies between wide ...
    •  24.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the most well traveled trails in the Banff - Canmore area. This 24.6-mile round-trip trail is a quick downhill ...

  • Grassi Lakes Loop

    1 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    I was hoping to take in Whiteman's Pond, which would have made a much better loop, but TransAlta has surrounded the headgates with impenetrable chainlink fence requiring a Stalag 5 escape routine. ...
    •  Half-day hike
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    I was hoping to take in Whiteman's Pond, which would have made a much better loop, but TransAlta has surrounded the headgates ...

  • Benchlands Trail Networks

    1 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    For many years this ride remained one of the secrets of Canmore's hard-core elite, but with the publishing of the Canmore Alberta Recreation Map in 1999, the secret is out. Riders from all areas ...
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    For many years this ride remained one of the secrets of Canmore's hard-core elite, but with the publishing of the Canmore ...

  • Rundle Riverside Trail

    1 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    This trail begins in Banff National Park, along the Banff Springs Golf Course and finishes at the Canmore Nordic Center in the town of Canmore, Alberta. While the Goat Creek Trail provides an ...
    •  11.25 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail begins in Banff National Park, along the Banff Springs Golf Course and finishes at the Canmore Nordic Center in ...

  • Sibbald Flat Viewpoint

    1 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    A very easy walk along the Sibbald Forestry Exhibit Trail to a viewpoint overlooking Sibbald Flat where the buffalo once grazed.
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A very easy walk along the Sibbald Forestry Exhibit Trail to a viewpoint overlooking Sibbald Flat where the buffalo once ...

  • Canmore Townsite Trails

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    Canmore sits in an incredible mountain valley along the banks of the Bow River. To the west, the long range of Mount Rundle, the rolling summit of Ha Ling Peak (formerly Chinaman's Peak), and ...
    •  5.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Canmore sits in an incredible mountain valley along the banks of the Bow River. To the west, the long range of Mount Rundle, ...

  • Kananaskis Eight

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    Kananaskis Eight combines Stoney trail with some challenging singletracks on the east end of Barrier Mountain and alongside the Kananaskis River for a hard-core rider's delight.
    •  2-3 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Kananaskis Eight combines Stoney trail with some challenging singletracks on the east end of Barrier Mountain and alongside ...

  • Grand Slam

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    The Grand Slam is an endurance ride par excellence. This route is a combination of trails so check out the specific trail descriptions for details.
    •  4-6 hours
    •  31 miles
    •  Guide

    The Grand Slam is an endurance ride par excellence. This route is a combination of trails so check out the specific trail ...

  • Stoney Trail

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    Stoney trail follows the west side of the Kananaskis River and leads from the grasslands on the edge of the mountains into the scenic and forested valley at Ribbon Creek. The trail is a gentle ...
    •  2-4 hours
    •  29 miles
    •  Guide

    Stoney trail follows the west side of the Kananaskis River and leads from the grasslands on the edge of the mountains into ...

  • Prairie View Trail

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    If you like challenging technical singletrack trails or screaming-fast fireroad descents, then you're sure to enjoy this ride. An old road climbs high on the side of Barrier Mountain to a superb ...
    •  3-4 hours
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    If you like challenging technical singletrack trails or screaming-fast fireroad descents, then you're sure to enjoy this ...

  • Jewell Pass

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    This popular cycling route connects the Bow Valley with the Kananaskis Valley at Barrier Lake via the Quaite Valley and Jewell Pass trails.
    •  1-2 hours
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular cycling route connects the Bow Valley with the Kananaskis Valley at Barrier Lake via the Quaite Valley and Jewell ...

  • Baldy Pass

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    The Baldy Pass loop is a good hard-core spin. Easy graded old roads and a bit of singletrack take you up to the pass where the real action awaits. The descent is steep and frequent off-camber ...
    •  2-3 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    The Baldy Pass loop is a good hard-core spin. Easy graded old roads and a bit of singletrack take you up to the pass where ...

  • Evan-Thomas Creek

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    This trail is an old exploration road that climbs from the Kananaskis Valley to Evan-Thomas Pass. It is a popular horse trail used by the local outfitter for day and overnight rides.
    •  4-6 hours
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is an old exploration road that climbs from the Kananaskis Valley to Evan-Thomas Pass. It is a popular horse trail ...

  • Evan-Thomas Bike Path & Terrace Trail

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    The paved Evan-Thomas bicycle path and the Terrace trail can be combined with a short section of Highway 40 to make a pleasant valley-bottom ride.
    •  2-3 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    The paved Evan-Thomas bicycle path and the Terrace trail can be combined with a short section of Highway 40 to make a pleasant ...

  • Skogan Pass

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    Skogan Pass is a big dog sort of ride that works best in combination with Jewell Pass, but can be done on its own with a car shuttle. It's an exciting the Bow Valley near Canmore.
    •  2-4 hours
    •  23 miles
    •  Guide

    Skogan Pass is a big dog sort of ride that works best in combination with Jewell Pass, but can be done on its own with a ...

  • Soul Brother

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    The benchland trails offer some of Canmore's most scenic riding and the Soul Bro is one of the best. Once in the category of secret trails, the cat is now out of the bag so to speak, and these ...
    •  1 hour
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The benchland trails offer some of Canmore's most scenic riding and the Soul Bro is one of the best. Once in the category ...

  • Canalside to Quarry Lake

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    Eye-popping views on an easy trail, this is a good ride for the whole family and makes an excellent evening excursion.
    •  1 hour
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Eye-popping views on an easy trail, this is a good ride for the whole family and makes an excellent evening excursion.

  • Canmore Nordic Centre - (9 rides)

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    Canmore Nordic Centre is a premier cross-country ski area in winter and it is rapidly becoming the best network of mountain bike trails in the Bow Valley. The centre includes parking, day lodge ...
    •  1-2 hours to all day
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Canmore Nordic Centre is a premier cross-country ski area in winter and it is rapidly becoming the best network of mountain ...

  • Mount Shark to Spray Lake Westside Road

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    Located along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail Highway within Kanaskis Country. This wide, rolling trail provides a great combination of wide tracks and spectacular views along its 118.89-mile point-to-point ...
    •  18.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Located along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail Highway within Kanaskis Country. This wide, rolling trail provides a great combination ...

  • Sawmill Trails

    0 Reviews

    Canmore, AB

    This network lies along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail south of Canmore, Alberta. If you're looking for a workout and have some excess energy to burn off, why not try the Sawmill Trails. Following ...
    •  7.56 miles
    •  Guide

    This network lies along the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail south of Canmore, Alberta. If you're looking for a workout and have ...