Best trails in Canmore

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Looking for a great trail near Canmore, Alberta? AllTrails has 100 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Banff National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Pinetop Provincial Recreation Area or Grotto Mountain Provincial Recreation Area. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 46 hard trails in Canmore ranging from 1.6 to 51.7 km and from 1,317 to 3,103 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Upper Grassi Lakes Trail Loop
Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park
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Length: 4.3 km • Est. 1 h 36 m
Upper Grassi Lakes may seasonally have icy conditions - it's recommended to have footwear with traction. Additionally, parts of Grassi Lakes Trail may be closed. Please refer to the park page for updaShow more
#2 - East End Of Rundle (EEOR)
Spray Valley Provincial Park
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Length: 5.6 km • Est. 3 h 21 m
Caution: Rocks may fall from higher up on the trail as people are scrambling, be cautious and courteous to other hikers. This trail offers beautiful views the entire way up. It is definitely a steepShow more
#3 - Jewell Pass via Prairie View Trail
Bow Valley Provincial Park
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Length: 13.8 km • Est. 5 h 8 m
Please note: The road leading to the trailhead may close seasonally. Please research prior to your visit.Show more
#4 - Tent Ridge Horseshoe
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 10.0 km • Est. 4 h 20 m
In winter, this trail is considered backcountry and an avalanche hazard exists. Read about terrain classification here: https://www.albertaparks.ca/media/2939773/atr_ates.pdf See the Forecast: AvalancShow more
#5 - Lady Macdonald Teahouse Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 8.7 km • Est. 4 h 26 m
Note: Trail can be CLOSED due to bear activity. Please check with the park page for more information.Show more
#6 - West Wind Pass
Spray Valley Provincial Park
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Length: 4.7 km • Est. 1 h 57 m
The West Wind Valley is closed December to June 15th for wildlife safety. Please respect the closure.Show more
#7 - Mount Lady Macdonald Trail
Banff National Park
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Length: 9.8 km • Est. 5 h 21 m
May not be suitable for all dogs. This is a hard trail - use your best judgement when bringing your dog.Show more
#8 - Rummel Lake Trail
Spray Valley Provincial Park
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Length: 11.1 km • Est. 3 h 45 m
IN WINTER: This has an ATES (Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale) of class 1. It is essential to read the avalanche report, and follow the trail to avoid potential slide paths. Well-defined trail througShow more
#9 - Grassi Lake Trail
Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park
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Length: 4.3 km • Est. 1 h 32 m
Great but mostly uphill walk to 2 beautiful lakes.Show more
#10 - Old Goat Glacier Trail
Spray Valley Provincial Park
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Length: 9.5 km • Est. 4 h 1 m
A true gem in Kananaskis Country! The Old Goat Glacier offers opportunities to take great photos of forest floors with lots of greens and moving water. You also get a chance to see and feel a real glaShow more
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