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Getting Around Canmore

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

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Walk

We believe it’s about the journey as much as it’s about the destination – that’s why the best way to get around is on foot! Canmore offers an extensive network of multi-use trails extending throughout the town and beyond to surrounding recreation areas. With our varied trail systems, from maintained gravel path systems to paved trails, it’s easy to get where you need to be.

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Bike

No matter what the season, residents and visitors alike take advantage of the beautiful multi-use pathways, cyclist amenities, and bike-friendly businesses Canmore has to offer. Trade in four wheels for two and discover how easy it is to navigate around town by bike while soaking in the mountain views.

No bike? No problem! Pick up a rental at GearUp Mountain Sport and Rentals, Rebound Cycle, Trail Sports, Sports Garage, Pedego Electric Bikes, or Kananaskis Outfitters.

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ROAM Transit

ROAM transit service is your ticket to easy exploration. Hop on Route 5C and 5T from anywhere in Canmore and ride throughout the Town – for FREE. Day trip to Banff? Route 3 will get you there and back at an affordable rate.

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EV Charging Stations

Canmore has several electric vehicle charging stations around town:

  • ArtsPlace (950 8th Ave) – one Level 2 charger, free to the public
  • Petro Canada (1731 Mountain Ave) – four Level 3 (DC fast) chargers – available to the public for a fee
  • Peaks to Prairies station in Miner’s Hall parking lot (718 7th Street) – one Level 2 charger and one Level 3 (DC fast) charger – available to the public for a fee
  • Shops of Canmore (302 Old Canmore Road) – four Level 3 (DC fast) chargers – available to the public for a fee
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Parking

Paid parking is in effect in downtown Canmore seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. It is encouraged to walk, bike, or take the bus to reduce emissions and ease congestion in highly trafficked areas. Free parking is also available in certain lots.

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About Canmore

An hour west of Calgary, 22 kilometres (12 miles) east of Banff, and nestled in the vast wildlands of Kananaskis Country, visitors and residents of Canmore are energized and inspired by its incredible location.

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About Kananaskis

Kananaskis Country is a park system in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies that covers 4,000 square kilometres (1,544 square miles), a collection of formally designated wildland parks, provincial parks, recreation parks, ecological reserves, and cultural zones.

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