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Things to do in Canmore

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Other Great Outdoors
“While cross-country skiing is the crown jewel of the activities offered at Canmore Nordic Centre, there is lots of winter fun here!”
  • 39 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“The Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park offers a variety of recreational activities including cross country skiing, biking, hiking, disk golf and orienteering. Host site of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games Nordic events, the Canmore Nordic Centre continues to host regional, national and international events year round. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Check out this local favourite for fuelling up after a long day of adventuring!”
  • 61 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“fresh food made from as many local and organic ingredients. specializing in gluten free and vegetarian/ vegan options. live music on select evenings - very causal and comfortable venue! ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Pool
“World class recreation facility - swimming, gym, steam room, hot tub, lazy river, water slides, rock climbing, bouldering, library, art gallery, cafe - a perfect place for the whole family.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Trail
“Looking for an easy hike?! Grassi Lakes is the perfect spot to take hikers of all abilities. Choose from and easy family friendly route, or a more challenging wooded trail that passes by a beautiful waterfall. Plan for about 1 -2 hours for this hike. 4 km round trip. Want something a little more challenging?! Check out the Alltrails app for hundreds of local recommendations!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bar
“Delicious food, large restaurant, good for everyone. Terrific view, with outdoor decks. The outdoor decks have propane heat and you can get blankets to stay warm. Most of all the food doesn't let you down.”
  • 43 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A family friendly neighborhood Tavern serving fresh proper food and drinks, open 7 days a week, lunch-dinner with late nights Thursday through Sunday. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Park
“Looking for a very challenging hike? This 7.9 km round trip trail will have you breaking a sweat with its intense incline. It is best used from May to October and offers stunning views of Canmore and the surrounding mountains. If using in the winter make sure to dress appropriately, and bring equipment such as crampons and hiking poles. Want something a little less challenging? Check out the Alltrails app for hundreds of local recommendations!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Family friendly with handcrafted flatbread pizzas and BC wines and local craft beer. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Pub
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“A great spot to grab a beer and a bite! The kids will love the flight of Soda’s! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“SAVOUR CANADIAN CRAFT BEER, CANADIAN WINES, OR, CRAFT COCKTAILS USING RARE AND LOCAL PREMIUM SPIRITS. LISTEN TO GREAT MUSIC AND ENJOY FRIENDLY SERVICE. ALL THIS PAIRED WITH GLOBALLY INSPIRED CANADIAN DISHES.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Located in the heart of downtown Canmore, Murrieta's achieves a lovely balance of rich traditional aesthetics and twenty first century culinary style. Enjoy the fine combination of Westcoast cuisine blended with Rocky Mountain influence. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
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“Another local hang out known for their amazing breakfasts! It can get quite busy, especially on weekends, so give yourself some time, but worth every bite. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
“(Named changed to "Eclipse Coffee Roasters") For the coffee snob in your travel group - also a great place to chill, get some work done with free wifi, and enjoy mountain views.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Very quaint and cozy little restaurant with great food! A bit on the pricier side, but their wine selection makes up for it. ”
  • 36 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Check out this local favourite for fuelling up after a long day of adventuring!”
  • 61 locals recommend
Restaurant
“fresh food made from as many local and organic ingredients. specializing in gluten free and vegetarian/ vegan options. live music on select evenings - very causal and comfortable venue! ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Bar
“Delicious food, large restaurant, good for everyone. Terrific view, with outdoor decks. The outdoor decks have propane heat and you can get blankets to stay warm. Most of all the food doesn't let you down.”
  • 43 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“A family friendly neighborhood Tavern serving fresh proper food and drinks, open 7 days a week, lunch-dinner with late nights Thursday through Sunday. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Family friendly with handcrafted flatbread pizzas and BC wines and local craft beer. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Pub
“A great spot to grab a beer and a bite! The kids will love the flight of Soda’s! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“SAVOUR CANADIAN CRAFT BEER, CANADIAN WINES, OR, CRAFT COCKTAILS USING RARE AND LOCAL PREMIUM SPIRITS. LISTEN TO GREAT MUSIC AND ENJOY FRIENDLY SERVICE. ALL THIS PAIRED WITH GLOBALLY INSPIRED CANADIAN DISHES.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Located in the heart of downtown Canmore, Murrieta's achieves a lovely balance of rich traditional aesthetics and twenty first century culinary style. Enjoy the fine combination of Westcoast cuisine blended with Rocky Mountain influence. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

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