The Path to Sustainable Tourism Development in Canmore & Kananaskis
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis is committed to becoming a leader in sustainable tourism development. By 2024, TCK will fully integrate the triple bottom line approach which considers economic, environmental, and social factors to develop a more holistic accounting of sustainability. For this approach to be successful, everyone needs to see themselves as key players – from businesses and organizations to residents and visitors.
Let’s work together to encourage long-term prosperity, high quality of life, and environmental stewardship in Canmore & Kananaskis.
Environmental Stewardship at the Town of Canmore
Environmental stewardship is a primary strategic focus for the Town of Canmore. Over the past decade, the town has approved plans and initiated action to address environmental sustainability and climate change, including Regenerative Tourism Framework. The framework recognizes the opportunities and challenges that the tourism industry faces and addresses how regenerative tourism can lead directly to the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit.
Sign the Pledge to the Peaks
Here in Canmore and Kananaskis, we’re proud to coexist with the incredible wildlife and delicate ecosystems that surround us. We ask all visitors to take great care of the land, animals, and people that make this region so special. Sign the Pledge to the Peaks and help preserve these beautiful areas!
More information on sustainability
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.
Here in Canmore and Kananaskis, we’re proud to coexist with wildlife and strive to protect the incredible ecosystems – that’s why it is extremely important to know what to do when you spot a bear or other wildlife on your outing.
Ask a Local
Looking for personalized recommendations? Drop by the Canmore Visitor Information Centre to get your questions answered by a local expert.
One of the best things about being in a small mountain town is that it’s so easy to leave your car behind and get around on foot, by bus, or of course bike!
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Canmore has several EV charging stations installed around town for your convenience. Find out where you can charge your EV!
Weather & Environment
The weather in Canmore and Kananaskis can vary greatly depending on the time of year. With proper preparation, you can enjoy all the natural beauty that Canmore and Kananaskis have to offer in any weather condition.
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