- Due to the high potential for collision and conflict, snowshoeing on Canmore Nordic Centre's groomed ski trails is not permitted.
- Canmore Nordic Centre has a dedicated snowshoe loop with orange signage about 3 km long. Check our map for details.
- There are many beautiful trails in Kananaskis Country suitable for snowshoeing. Several are within a 30-45 minute drive south of Canmore Nordic Centre on Highway #742 (Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail).
Fat biking at the Canmore Nordic Centre is only permitted on designated single track trails marked with fat bike signage
- EKG East*
- Blue Coal Chutes
- Long Road to Ruin
- Canmore Trail (double track – part of snowshoe loop and winter disc golf course)
See our fat biking map. Check Kananaskis Country fat biking for more info.
A wildlife corridor 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 (including all trails above EKG East - Killer Bees, Ziggy’s, Nectar Noodle, The Backdoor, The Albertan)
- Restricted to designated trails only from June 16 to November 30
Guidelines for fat biking at the Canmore Nordic Centre
- Fat biking is not permitted on groomed cross-country ski trails except where crossings are necessary.
- Fat biking is permitted on a signed section of Centennial cross-country ski trail ONLY to provide access to EKG East Trail. Stay to the left on this ski trail. DO NOT ride in the machine-made tracks.
- Fat bikers must yield to skiers at all ski trail crossings.
- Cross ski tracks at a perpendicular angle. Avoid mixing dirt riding with snow riding.
- Only “fat bikes” (with tires measuring 3.7 inches wide or wider) are permitted. Bikes with regular mountain bike tires are not permitted as narrow tires are more likely to leave deep ruts in groomed trails.
- Rundle Riverside Trail can be accessed by using the Rundle Connector Trail.
- Dogs are not permitted on the fat bike trail.
Fat Biking Etiquette on Approved Groomed Trails
- Tire pressure should be 8 psi or lower and adjusted for conditions.
- Do not ride if your tires are leaving a rut or if you’re having difficulty riding in a straight line.
- Be an ambassador for the sport. Be polite, educate other riders and discourage bad behaviour.
- A gentle slope is located in a scenic bowl next to the Wax Room Building.
- This area is free to use.
- The rink is at the south end of the cross-country stadium.
- It's free to use and available during regular operating hours.
Winter Disc Golf
- The 8 holes available during winter avoid skier traffic.
- These holes are marked as blue circles on the Disc Golf Map.
- The disc golf course is free to use.
- Trail Sports (located on-site) offers disc rental and instruction.