Things To Do FAQS

Welcome to our FAQ section, where we explore the exciting range of activities and attractions in Canmore. Whether you're looking for fun things to do in Canmore, searching for places where your furry friend can enjoy some freedom at the Canmore Off Leash Dog Park, or planning a scenic trip from Canmore to Banff, we've got all the information you need.


Are there dog parks nearby?

Yes there are off leash dog parks in Canmore. Visit Off Leash Dog Parks for more information

Where should we Eat?

Canmore offers a wide variety of local food options from fine dining, take-out, casual eats and quick grab and go options. Check out our exclusive offers page to see our summarized list of all the best restaurant options in the Bow Valley.
There are many great options in the bow valley; check out our guidebook for all our recommendations, or click here to take you to it.

How Far is Calgary?

Calgary is about a 1 hour drive from Downtown Calgary and about a 1.5 hour drive from Calgary international Airport.

How far are the Ski hills from Canmore?
  • Banff Sunshine Village 32 min 41 km

  • Lake Louise 51 min 80 km

  • Mt. Norquay 26 min 30 km

How far is Lake Louise?

Lake Louise is roughly an 1 hour drive by card to the Fairmont hotel

How far is Banff National Park

From Canmore, the entrance to Banff national park in 5 minutes away and downtown Banff is a 20-25 minute drive

How to get top Moraine Lake

As of {date} it is illegal to drive to Moraine lake. However, with BookCanmore Vacations we provide many options to visit Moraine Lake. Click here to visit our Exclusive offers page for details.

Golden road closure link
2. national park passes can be bought at Canmore Visitor Information Center
3. Where to rent kayaks and paddleboards.
Bow Valley SUP and surf
Kananaskis Outfitters
4. Under ‘what to do for kids’ add in float tour or white water rafting
5. Where can I have a fire? Cascade ponds, Mt. Lorette Ponds, Spring Creek (must reserve), Whitefish Day Use in Bow Valley Park Campground
6. Canmore and banff paid parking zones
7. Moraine lake bus schedule.
8. Maybe some must see places in Yoho?.. Takakkaw Falls, Emerald Lake, The Natural Bridge, Marble Canyon. These can be day trips
9. Where can I see wildlife? Spray Lakes Road up to Goat Creek parking lot usually has mountain goats, elk by the river, mountain goats on Norquay road. Never guaranteed. Not sure if you want to include this but it was a very popular question that was asked.

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