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About Canmore

Canmore offers endless amounts of outdoor activities, world-class mountain sports, and standout wellness facilities combined with impressive food and dining experiences, one-of-a-kind locally-owned boutiques, and a vibrant arts and cultural scene – all within the backdrop of the show-stopping Kananaskis peaks.

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About Kananaskis

Right on Canmore’s doorstep, Kananaskis is full of rolling foothills, cascading creeks, knife-edge ridges, jagged summits, and sapphire-blue alpine lakes. On the slopes of the Canadian Rockies is a sprawling playground of unfiltered wilderness to be explored.

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Getting Here

You’ll find us happily located on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies, 88 kilometers (55 miles) west of Calgary, Alberta, and minutes away from Banff’s east gate.

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Getting Around

Here in Canmore and Kananaskis we encourage sustainable methods of transportation whenever possible. Lucky for you, there are plenty of options to choose from!


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Ask an Expert

Looking for personalized recommendations? Our Travel Alberta Visitor Information Centre staff are ready to help you plan your visit to Canmore and Kananaskis over the phone or in-person when you arrive.

Call us: 1-403-678-5277

Email us: [email protected]

Visit us: 2801 Bow Valley Trail Canmore, AB

Connect with us: On Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

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Post-pandemic Travel

Learn how you can safely and responsibly enjoy your trip to Canmore and Kananaskis.

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Kananaskis Conservation Pass

You must purchase a day, multi-day or annual Kananaskis Conservation Pass for your vehicle before you visit Kananaskis Country and the Bow Valley.

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Sign the Pledge to the Peaks

Canmore is a very special place surrounded by the protected lands of Kananaskis and Banff National Park. We invite you to follow the Pledge to the Peaks to care for the land, animals, and people of Canmore and Kananaskis for generations to come.

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