Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

Canmore Nordic Centre Provicial Park

Trail Report

Updated: Oct 15, 2021

Updated: October 15, 2021 | Print Report

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

Advisories

October 18-22 - The Highway 742 will be closed from October 18th at 0600 until October 22nd at 1700 from the avalanche gate (south of Grassi Lakes) to the End of the Narrows (just north of Driftwood) due to road maintenance work. There will be no road openings overnight.

October 11-17 - Frozen Thunder Roll Out. Please watch for heavy equipment and trucks whilst out on trail especially on Banff Trail out to the snow pile. LYNX will be CLOSED from Tuesday October 12. Please note the Roller Ski Loop will be reduced to 1 lane between Junction 2-3 on Banff Trail to allow for safe operations. For more information please visit the Admin desk located inside of the Daylodge. 

FROM SEPTEMBER 04: MASKS MANDATORY in all INDOOR spaces.

WILDLIFE - BEAR WARNING IN EFFECT

Carry BEAR SPRAY and KNOW HOW TO USE IT! 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 (cigarettes butts, poop bags and banana peels or apple cores is 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
 

The Biathlon Stadium is partially closed due to the Frozen Thunder Rollout.

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Partially Closed
Biathlon Range
 

Closed due to Frozen Thunder Rollout

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Closed
XC Stadium
 

September 14 - Maintenance work being carried out in the Stadium for approx. 2 weeks form start date. Please respect any closed off / fenced areas. 

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Partially Closed
Disc Golf Course
 
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Open
Bike Skills Park
 
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Open
Roller Ski Loop
 

October 11 - 17 - Frozen Thunder Roll Out. Watch for heavy equipment and vehicle out on trail. LYNX trail closed from Tuesday October 12th. Banff Trail will be reduced to 1 lane between Junction 2-3 to allow for safe operations. 

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Warning
Legacy Trail 2.1 km
Open
Frozen Thunder

Frozen Thunder preparations have started. Please respect all signage to allow for safe operations.

2.1 km
Warning

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 for heavy equipment on trail with Frozen Thunder Roll Out. 

5.7 km
Warning
Easy 01-Easy Get In

Get In now closed for the season due to Frozen Thunder roll out. No walking or riding across the snow. 

 

 

1.0 km
Closed
Easy 01-Easy Get Out

Get Out now closed for the season due to Frozen Thunder roll out. No walking or riding across the snow. 

 

0.6 km
Closed
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
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Artistic Merit
 
0.4 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Baby Beluga

Baby Beluga now closed for the season due to Frozen Thunder roll out. No walking or riding across the snow. 

 

0.6 km
Closed
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Backdoor
 
0.7 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Blue Coal Chutes
 
0.8 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate EKG
 
4.7 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate EKG East
 
1.4 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Stadium Flow Trail
 
0.2 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate FYI
 
1.5 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Hey McLeod
 
0.3 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Killer Bees
 
0.6 km
Open
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
 
0.7 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Odyssey
 
2.6 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Sherwood Forest
 
0.5 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Soft Yogurt
 
0.5 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate The Albertan
 
0.6 km
Open
Intermediate 02-Intermediate Ziggy's
 
0.6 km
Open
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
 
1.9 km
Open
Intermediate Intermediate 02-Intermediate Grassi Lakes Interpretive
 
1.9 km
Open