Canmore and Bow Valley

I’m referring to the section of park bounded by the Trans-Canada Highway, Rafter Six Ranch Resort, Camp Chief Hector  and Stoney trail, north of Barrier Lake. Unlike the popular northern section, it has no public facilities, but it does have a large network of  trails. Rafter Six Ranch Resort uses them for trail rides, Camp [...]

Killer Knees: the CNC’s hiking trail

On the Canmore Nordic Centre’s summer trail map (price $1.50), one page is devoted to its one and only hiking trail AM, meaning “to alpine meadows.” (The Georgetown interpretive trail seems to have got mixed up among the bike trails.) It is touted as 2.5 km one way  with a 250 m height gain from the stadium area and is closed between Dec. 2 and June 25 because of wildlife concerns.

Clarifying Jura Creek trails

A map showing  the canyon route, the canyon bypass and the high trail which has a steep start and even steeper finish down to a campsite. When water levels are reasonable, we prefer the canyon bypass despite a bit of stream hopping.

Canmore Trail Maps

The town of Canmore has produced a double-sided trail map, useful for everyone from first time visitors to long-time residents. The map shows all paved pathways and major gravel/natural surfaced trails throughout the town core and along the flanks of Canmore’s surrounding peaks.

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