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Explore Canmore, Alberta

Just an hour west of Calgary you will find the stunningly charming little mountain town called Canmore. This authentically beautiful place is home to some of the best food, the best views, and most importantly the best people. Spring Creek is the Heart of Canmore. It’s nestled right between two rivers, and so close to the downtown area. It’s the perfect little oasis.

Canmore offers year-round adventures for travelers looking for the ultimate Canadian Rockies experience. In the summer Canmore offers world class hiking and biking trails, fishing, golfing and so much more. In the winter there’s skiing, ice climbing, and dog sledding. But year-round there are always great places to eat, shop, and relax.


Outdoor Adventures

When you stay at Spring Creek you have access to a network of trails, paths, bridges, and gathering places just outside your door.

Within these picturesque trails and boardwalks, you will find gathering places, picnic areas, children’s playgrounds, and plenty of benches to dream along the bubbling creeks. The walking bridge at the Opera House will take you along Policeman’s Creek boardwalk, offering plenty of view spots to watch wildlife or admire the mountain views Canmore is famous for. Follow the tree-lined boardwalk to downtown Canmore’s restaurants, boutique shops, art galleries, and Elevation Place.

1. Hiking & Biking

Canmore is a hikers and bikers nirvana. From afternoon strolls to overnight backpacking extravaganzas, Canmore offers trails for all ages and skill levels. Our favourite hikes include the Chester Lake Hike, Goat Creek Trail, and the Bow River Loop. The Canmore Nordic Centre offers a network of over 100km of trails for some of the best mountain biking in the Canadian Rockies.

2. Golfing

Canmore’s mystical mountain golfing experience will have you on the top of your game. The unique terrain in Canmore results in courses unlike any urban golfing experience, you’ll never want to golf anywhere else.

Check out Silvertip Resort or Canmore Golf and Curling Club for an unforgettable day on the greens.

3. Skiing & Snowshoeing

The winter adventures in Canmore are endless. Within a short distance, you have access to some of the world’s most exciting ski hills. Get your adrenaline pumping at Lake Louise Ski Resort, less than an hour away, or Mount Norquay in Banff which is only a 30-minute drive.

Not an adrenaline junkie? If you’re looking for a more laid back winter sport, we also have snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fat-biking, and even dog-sledding.

4. Shopping

Downtown Canmore rocks the authentic mountain vibe. Specialty shops, funky boutiques, and inviting doorsteps await you for a one-of-a-kind mountain shopping experience. If you’re looking for something unique you’ll find it in Canmore. From outdoor apparel to local art and handmade soap, there’s something for everyone’s tastes.

Looking for a marathon shopping mall trip? Calgary is just an hour away – perfect for a day trip of retail therapy.

5. Arts & Culture

With views like these, Canmore is every artist’s muse. Check out the art galleries in Canmore and find inspiration around every corner. You might even catch an artist at work! The Spring Creek neighborhood is home to The Edge Gallery, Studio 604 Art Studio & Gallery, and Virginia Ann Hemingson Art Gallery.

Canmore has a rich heritage. Established in 1884 as a coal mining community along the Canadian Pacific Railway, Canmore has hundreds of years worth of historic tales to share. The Canmore Museum dedicates itself to preserving the town’s history and retelling its stories for the generations to come.

6. Spas

Looking to relax on your mountain holiday? A spa day in Canmore is essential. Let go of all your stress and tension, and feel recharged to adventure some more at Evergreen Spa. Relax during a therapeutic massage. Treat yourself, or even better, book a mother-daughter spa day for facials, pedicures, hair colour and make-up application.

Canmore also has Salons to find your style, and Yoga studios to find your zen. Check out Jackie Elliot Salon for a fresh cut!

Where to Eat

The gourmet mountain style cuisine of Canmore will nourish the soul and appease any appetite. From fine dining to casual eats Canmore food is an attraction in itself. You don’t have to go far to find good food either. Spring Creek is home to both Mineshaft Pub and Stirling Lounge so you can satisfy your cravings within walking distance.  

1. Mineshaft Tavern

Every neighborhood needs a friendly neighborhood pub. You’ll fit right in at Mineshaft Tavern if you enjoy comforting pub grub and beer. It’s the best place to grab a pint with your pals after an action-packed day.

Mineshaft-tavern-canmore

2. Stirling Lounge

Stirling Lounge at the Malcolm Hotel Boasts a rustic-elegant ambiance with a splash of Scottish flair. An outdoor patio with views of Spring Creek and the Three Sisters Mountain Range presents the perfect backdrop for your elegant dinner. Featuring Alberta’s finest ​local ingredients, Stirling Lounge is Canmore’s most prestigious upscale contemporary dining experience.

CANMORE COMMUNITY RESOURCES

GROCERY STORES:

Save-on-Foods
950 Railway Avenue
403-678-6326

Safeway
1200 Railway Avenue
403-609-2955

Nutter’s Bulk & Natural
Foods 900 Railway Avenue
403-678-3335

BANKS:

CIBC
101-730 8 Street
403-609-6200

Royal Bank
1000 Railway Avenue
403-678-3180

ATB
104 Railway Avenue
403-678-6868

BMO Bank of Montreal
701 8 Street
403-678-5568

TD Bank
104 – 1350 RailwayAve.
403-609-4750

Scotia Bank
102 1160 Railway Avenue
403-609-4250

CANMORE MEDICAL CLINICS:

Canmore Hospital
1100 Hospital Place
403-678-5536

Canmore Associate Medical Clinic
124-1151 Sidney Street
403-678-5585

Ridgeview Medical Centre & Walk-In Clinic
212-1240 Railway Ave
403-609-8333

Bow River Associate Medical Clinic
202-1205 Bow Valley Trail
403-609-2136

Three Sisters Medical Clinic
105-75 Dyrgas Gate
403-609-9095

CANMORE PHARMACIES:

Safeway Pharmacy
safeway.ca
1200 Railway Avenue
403-609-2983

Save-On-Foods Pharmacy
saveonfoods.com
950 Railway Avenue
403-678-6326

Gourlay’s Clinic Pharmacy
gourlayscanmore.com
1151 Sidney Street
403-678-5288

Shoppers Drug Mart
shoppersdrugmart.ca
933 Railway Avenue
403-678-8750

Rexall
rexall.ca
901 8th Avenue
403-678-4301

CHURCHES:

Ralph Connor Memorial
United Church 617 8 Street
403-678-5354

Mountain Baptist Church
PO Box 8227 Main Street
403-678-2861

Our Lady of the Rockies
Catholic Church 810 7 St.
403-678-5022

St. Michaels Anglican
Church 709-7th Street
403-678-5574

DENTAL CLINICS:

Canmore Downtown Dental
707 8 Street #204
403-678-4717

Canmore Dental Centre
129-701 Benchlands Trails
403-678-5030

Alpine Dental Centre
637 10 Street
403-678-9348

LIQUOR STORES:

Spring Creek Cellars
703 707 Spring Creek Dr.
403-675-WINE (9463)

Safeway Wine and Spirits
200-1200 Railway Avenue
403-609-4655

Sobeys Western Cellars
104-1040 Railway Avenue
403-609-6636

Canmore Wine Merchants
836 Main Street
403-678-4999

Cellar Door
701 Benchlands Trail
403-675-1100

TRANSPORT

AIRPORT SHUTTLES:

Banff Airporter
403-762-3330

Brewster Airporter
1-866-606-6700

TAXI SERVICES:

Cougar Creek Cabs
403-707-8772

Quick Cab
403-679-9999

Mountain Cab
403-996-4949

4 Aces Taxi
403-996-4223

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:

Roam Public Transit
403-762-0606 (Transportation available to and from Banff)

CAR RENTALS – CANMORE

Budget
100 – 1402 Bow Valley
Trail, Canmore
403-675-2002

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
514 Bow Valley Trail,
Canmore
403-609-3070

CAR RENTALS – BANFF

Banff Avis Car Rental
Located in Cascade Plaza
317 Banff Avenue, Banff
403-762-3222

Budget Car Rental
Corner of Caribou & Bear Street, Banff
403-762-4565

ENTERTAINMENT & OTHER SERVICES

AQUATIC CENTRE:

Elevation Place
700 Railway Avenue
403-678-8920
elevationplace.ca
Facility also includes climbing gym, fitness centre, fitness classes & library.

SPA SERVICES:

Skin RNI
513 505 Spring Creek Dr.
www.skinrni.com for bookings

Verde Day Spa
901C Main Street
403-678-0306

One Wellness & Spa
187 Kananaskis Way
403-679-7179

Bodhi Tree Spa
1818 Mountain Avenue
403-609-7288

SKI RENTALS:

Gear Up Sports
1302 Bow Valley Trail
403-678-1636

Trail Sports (Canmore Nordic Centre)
2003 Olympic Way, Canmore
403-678-6764

BIKE RENTALS:

Gear Up Mountain Sport & Rentals
1302 Bow Valley Trail
403-678-1636

Rebound Cycle
902 Main Street
403-678-3668

Trail Sports Canmore
Nordic Centre Provincial Park
403-678-6764

Sports Experts
1080 Railway Avenue
403-609-3030

SPRING CREEK SALES CENTRE

Stay Two Nights… Or Stay for a Lifetime!
Your Rocky Mountain getaway home awaits you! Spring Creek embodies everything people love about Canmore: mountain beauty, simplified luxury living and an inclusive spirit of community. Join us and become a part of the heart of Canmore!

Open 7 days a week: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
403-678-6066
www.springcreekrealestate.ca

SPRING CREEK RV SITE:

Offering summer seasonal campsites from April 15th
through October 15th, Spring Creek RV Campground
(no tents) is ideally situated in Canmore, Alberta in the
beautiful Canadian Rockies. Only 23 kilometres (14 miles)
from Banff, Spring Creek offers all the conveniences of a
modern campground set in natural surroundings amid
breathtaking scenery. In addition, downtown Canmore with
all its shops and restaurants are just a 10-minute stroll away.
• 4 diamond rated facility
• RV hook-ups
• Dumping station
• Picnic tables
• Fire pits and firewood
• No tents allowed

1 Spring Creek Gate
Canmore, Alberta, T1W 0A7
403-678-5111
info@springcreekrv.ca
www.springcreekrv.ca