"Canmore" Canmore by trek06

Canmore Travel Guide: 99 reviews and 158 photos

Canmore, located 45 minutes west of Calgary on the Transcanada Highway at entrance to Banff National Park has it all for the outdoor enthusiast. Great mountain views, mountain bike and hiking trails, pubs, sking and snowboarding close by. I include it on my Calgary page because it is so close I just think of it as home.
Don't foreget to stop at Cougar Creek cafe or Beaners for a Latte.
Like other places in the Rockies the area around the town has many scenic treasures to explore. THe Nordic Center is also a great place to go.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Stunning views, Unlimited outdoor activities
  • Cons:Skyrocketing land prices
  • In a nutshell:great atmosphere, lots to do!
  • Last visit to Canmore: Aug 2005
  • Intro Updated Aug 16, 2005
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  • lindsaylovestravel's Profile Photo
    Jan 13, 2008 at 7:53 AM

    fantastic shot.......i would love to go there....now its on my list... thanks for the comment,,,ciao!

  • annk's Profile Photo
    Dec 1, 2005 at 4:09 PM

    So this is the lovely mountain scenery we missed while in Canmore. Had a day of rain and snow and hardly any visibility.

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