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Best things to do in Kananaskis Country

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Where in the world: Canada  /  Alberta  /  Canadian Rockies  /  Kananaskis Country

Top 15 things to do in Kananaskis Country

1. Canmore Cave Tours, Canmore

Join a guided tour of Canmore Cave Tours. You can push your limits to the extreme while discovering the beauty of the Rockies from the inside. With over 4 km (2.5 mi) of tunnels and many geological and paleontological features including stalactites, stalagmites, and animal remains, the caves offer lots to see. Rappel 18 m (60 ft) inside a giant cave or belly crawl through tight sections of cave. You’ll visit the Grand Gallery, the largest known room within the cave system. With no lights, ladders, or walkways, your senses will be on overdrive. Wear sensible shoes.
Suggested duration: 6 hours
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2. Nature & Wildlife Tours, Canmore

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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3. Grassi Lakes, Canmore

Take a scenic hike to Grassi Lakes, nestled in the cliffs of the southern Canadian Rockies. The two lakes are named after an Italian immigrant, Lawrence Grassi, a notable climbing guide in the area who built the trail that leads to the lakes. Choose between two trails, a gentler one with a gravel road to the lake or a more difficult trek that passes a picturesque waterfull before ascending to the lake. When you reach the lakes, you can take in the panoramic view of the city below, try rock climbing on the surrounding cliffs, or have a picnic by the water.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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4. River Rafting & Tubing, Canmore

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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5. Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, Canmore

Ski along world-class slopes and trails surrounded by breathtaking mountain views at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. The park operates year-round, providing a wide range of activities for cross-country skiers, mountain bikers, and hikers. The provincial park features over 60 km (37 mi) of world-class cross-country and biathlon trails designed to meet the standards for international competitions. Ski next to a picturesque lake at the base of a giant rock face, then stop at the warm-up hut and have an al fresco meal on the picnic tables. The day lodge provides various amenities, such as a cafeteria, maps and information, bathrooms, equipment rentals, and lessons.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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6. Helicopter Tours, Canmore

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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7. Ha Ling Peak, Canmore

Climb over 700 m (2,296 ft) to take in the incredible views of Bow River Valley from Ha Ling Peak. The peak takes its name from a cook working for the Canadian Pacific Railway who, in 1896, climbed to the summit in record time. With various trails on offer, you can choose whether to hike, climb, or scramble to the peak to enjoy the panoramic vistas. When you leave the tree-shaded area, the path to the top becomes loose rock, so wear appropriate footwear.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
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8. Spas, Canmore

Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
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13. Wedge Pond

Suggested duration: 2 hours
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15. Climbing Tours, Canmore

Suggested duration: 4 hours
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