Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

Canmore Nordic Centre Provicial Park

Trail Report

Updated: May 26, 2022

Updated: May 26, 2022 | Print Report

COVID-19 Updates: Taking steps to return to normal.

Day-Lodge
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
Meadow Hut
Open daily until 9 p.m.
Administration
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
Trail Sports
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily - Reservations required for rentals and lessons.

Advisories

BEAR WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE CANMORE NORDIC CENTRE PROVINCIAL PARK due to Grizzly Bear activity with multiple sightings. It is more than recommended to carry BEAR SPRAY and KNOW HOW TO USE IT!

Bike washing station is now open.

AREA AND TRAILS CLOSURE: Grassi Lakes Trail, Ha Ling Peak and Miner's Peak Trails, Goat Creek Trail and access to High Rockies Trail, East of Rundle Route, Reclaimer and Riders of Rohan Mountain Bike Trails will be closed until the end of the year. Grassi Lakes, Ha Ling and East End of Rundle Climbing Areas will be closed too. Check-in with the Front desk for recommendations.

We ask for your cooperation to keep this site free of garbage. Improper disposal of garbage and waste has the potential to draw wildlife and can force area closures. If you pack it in, pack it out.

PLEASE DO NOT LITTER (cigarette butts, poop bags and banana peels or apple cores are littering), and KEEP DOGS ON LEASH. If a bear proof bin is FULL, please take your garbage home or use another bin.

Advisories

Advisories

BEAR WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE CANMORE NORDIC CENTRE PROVINCIAL PARK due to Grizzly Bear activity with multiple sightings. It is more than recommended to carry BEAR SPRAY and KNOW HOW TO USE IT!

Bike washing station is now open.

AREA AND TRAILS CLOSURE: Grassi Lakes Trail, Ha Ling Peak and Miner's Peak Trails, Goat Creek Trail and access to High Rockies Trail, East of Rundle Route, Reclaimer and Riders of Rohan Mountain Bike Trails will be closed until the end of the year. Grassi Lakes, Ha Ling and East End of Rundle Climbing Areas will be closed too. Check-in with the Front desk for recommendations.

We ask for your cooperation to keep this site free of garbage. Improper disposal of garbage and waste has the potential to draw wildlife and can force area closures. If you pack it in, pack it out.

PLEASE DO NOT LITTER (cigarette butts, poop bags and banana peels or apple cores are littering), and KEEP DOGS ON LEASH. If a bear proof bin is FULL, please take your garbage home or use another bin.

Facility

Biathlon Stadium
 
-
Open
Biathlon Range
 
-
Open
XC Stadium
 
-
Open
Disc Golf Course
 
-
Open
Bike Skills Park
 

The Bike Skills Park will open on June 3rd (the first Friday of June)

-
Closed
Roller Ski Loop
 

Roller Ski Loop is now open. Two small snow patches remain at junctions #5 and #19

-
Open
Legacy Trail 2.1 km
Open
Penalty Loop
-
Open

MTB Trails

Green/Easy – Basic bike skills required, gradients may include short, steep sections. No technical trail features (TTFs)
Blue/Intermediate – Single track trail with rooty, rocky or smooth sections. Steeper ups and downs. Possible TTFs.
Black/Advanced – Single track with technical and committing sections. Steep ups and down, unavoidable TTFs.

Note: Winter ski trails are bike friendly during summer season and offer easy riding.

Diff. Trail Permitted Activities Comments Length Status
Easy 01-Easy Banff Trail

Watch out for equipment on Banff Trail, up to approximately junction #3. Use caution

5.7 km
Open
Easy 01-Easy Get In

Snow and Ice at xc ski trail crossings.

Proceed with caution when riding along and crossing the paved roller ski
loop. Yield to roller skiers at all times.

1.0 km
Open
Easy 01-Easy Get Out

Snow and Ice at xc ski trail crossings.

0.6 km
Open
Easy 01-Easy Narnia
 
0.3 km
Open
Easy 01-Easy Orchid
 
0.7 km
Open
Easy 01-Easy Rundle Connector
 
2.5 km
Open
Easy 01-Easy Swamp
 
0.4 km
Open
Easy 01-Easy Canmore
 
0.9 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Artistic Merit

Snow and Ice at xc ski trail crossings.

0.4 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Baby Beluga

Snow and Ice at xc ski trail crossings.

0.6 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Backdoor

Wildlife corridor closure until June 15

0.7 km
Closed
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Blue Coal Chutes
 
0.8 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate EKG
 
4.7 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate EKG East

Some significant muddy and snowy patches as of May 5th

1.4 km
Warning
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Stadium Flow Trail
 
0.2 km
Closed
Intermediate 02-Intermediate FYI
 
1.5 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Hey McLeod
 
0.3 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Killer Bees

Wildlife corridor closure until June 15

0.6 km
Closed
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Long Road to Ruin
 
1.7 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Mad Handler
 
0.5 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Matching Jerseys
 
0.4 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Nector Noodle

Wildlife corridor closure until June 15

0.7 km
Closed
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Odyssey

One snowy corner left

2.6 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Sherwood Forest

Sections of snow/ice

0.5 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Soft Yogurt
 
0.5 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate The Albertan

Access via junction #57 only until June 15

0.6 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Ziggy's

Wildlife corridor closure until June 15

0.6 km
Closed
difficult 03-Difficult Black Coal Chutes
 
0.5 km
Open
difficult 03-Difficult Devonian Drop
 
0.2 km
Open
difficult 03-Difficult Eye Dropper
 
0.1 km
Open
difficult 03-Difficult Laundry Chutes
 
0.5 km
Open
difficult 03-Difficult No Homers
 
0.9 km
Open
difficult 03-Difficult Organ Donor
 
0.1 km
Open
difficult 03-Difficult T2
 
0.3 km
Open

Hiking Trails
Easy Easy 01-Easy Grassi Lakes Upper

Closed in 2022 for Construction. See Details.

1.9 km
Closed
Intermediate Intermediate 02-Intermediate Grassi Lakes Interpretive

Closed in 2022 for Construction. See Details.

1.9 km
Closed