Imagine over 2,500 square miles of mountain parks and
foothills yours for the exploring. Kananaskis
Country is located South West of Calgary and
borders the town of Canmore and Banff National Park.
Kananaskis Country includes five provincial parks, four
wildland provincial parks, one ecological reserve and several provincial
recreation areas. It also encompasses the Canmore Nordic Centre, a world class
facility built for the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics as well as Nakiska Ski
Resort, which was specially designed for the alpine events.
Canmore, is virtually nestled into the northwest corner of
Kananaskis Country and makes an ideal base camp for the region. Stand almost anywhere in Canmore, turn around
360 degrees, and you will fully appreciate the term “Mountain” community, they are
A town for all seasons, Canmore moves effortlessly from
season to season and you can be as laid back and casual as you like or as
active and engaged as you desire.
Adventure and leisure opportunities abound with
recreational facilities and absolutely more hiking than you can shake a
stick at. There is enough variety to accommodate all levels ranging
from casual trail walks to significant backcountry excursions.
Winter lends this area to incredible cross
country skiing and snow-shoeing, plus the facilities at the Canmore
Nordic Center and at least 5 local ski hills within a 15 to 60