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Summer Trails

Winter Trails 

Trail Restrictions

  • Seasonal and permanent travel restrictions are in place at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. 
  • Grassi Lakes Interpretive Trail is located in a wildlife corridor.  Travel in this area is restricted to designated trails only. 
  • A wildlife corridor also exists in the portion of Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park located above the stadium area at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. Each year, travel in this area is
    • Prohibited from December 1 to June 15
    • Restricted to designated trails only from June 16 to November 30


Summer and winter trails at the Canmore Nordic Centre can be accessed from many locations.  The trailheads below provide the easiest, most direct access.

Cross-Country Skiing

  • The winter trailhead for recreational skiing is located just outside the north end of the Daylodge.
  • All trails can be accessed from this point.
  • The trailhead sign and large map at this location provides information on the entire trail system.

Mountain Biking and Hiking

  • Inquire at the Daylodge information counter (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) for directions and detailed trail maps ($2).

Roller Skiing

  • The paved trail starts in the Biathlon Stadium.
  • Bike and foot traffic is strongly discouraged on the paved trail. Dirt and gravel damage the pavement and can be a hazard for roller skiers.

Disc Golf Course

  • Hole # 1 is located between the Mountain Bike Skills Park and the roadway leading to the Biathlon Stadium.

Mountain Bike Trail Ratings

  • Easy – Basic bike skills required. Gradients can be variable and may include short, steep sections. No technical trail features.
  • More difficult (Intermediate) – Basic off-road riding skills are required. Single track trail will include small obstacles such as roots and rocks. Most gradients are moderate but may include may include short, steep climbs.
  • Most difficult – Good off-road riding skills are required. Single track trail with technical sections and unavoidable obstacles. Climbs and descents are steep and have turns. Unavoidable technical trail features may be present. 

Summer Trails

TrailDifficultyLengthPermitted Activities (Legend) List
Georgetown Interpretive3.5 km one-way
Hiking,Biking,CyclingIntermediateInterpretive Trail,Out-and-Back
XC Stadium -
Biathlon Stadium -
Biathlon Range -
Bike Skills Park (Summer) -
Disc Golf Course (Summer) -
Roller Ski Loop (Summer) -
Banff Trail (Summer) -
Green Loop (Summer)2.0 km
Biking,Trail Running,CyclingEasyLoop
Blue Loop (Summer)1.5 km
Biking,Trail Running,CyclingIntermediateLoop
Orange Loop (Summer)7.5 km
Biking,Trail Running,CyclingIntermediateLoop
Yellow Loop (Summer)5 km
Biking,Trail Running,CyclingIntermediateLoop
Adrenalin Loop (Summer)17.8 km
Biking,Trail Running,CyclingIntermediateConnector Trail
Red Loop (Summer)6.5 km
Biking,Trail Running,CyclingDifficultLoop
Biathlon Mass Start -
Toboggan Hill -
Skating Rink -
Banff Trail to Meadow (m) -
Banff Trail Past Meadow -
Banff Loop (m) -
Lynx (m) -
Bow Junction 18-25 (m) -
Bow Past Junction 25 -
Meadowview -
Grey Wolf -
Wolverine -
Bruin -
Salt Lake Junction 94-96 (m) -
Salt Lake Past Junction 96 -
Rundle -
Coyote -
Silvertip -
Centennial (m) -
Olympic (m) -
Albertville (m) -
Lillehammer (m) -
Nagano (m) -
Fat Bike Trail -
Fat Biking,Cycling
Snowshoe Trail -
Trails:   -  Kananaskis Country  -  All Parks