Town of Canmore

Information for Visitors

Canmore is a jewel of the Rockies that normally welcomes visitors from around the world. 

As of Dec. 8, 2020, the Province of Alberta implemented stricter mandatory measures to bend the curve of COVID-19. All non-essential out-of-town travel is discouraged at this time. Please click here to read more about the measures that currently apply to the Town of Canmore.

Please note that Elevation Place and Canmore Recreational Centre facilities are closed until at least Jan. 21, 2021.

We all need to do our part to keep our communities safe:



What does Canmore's Mandatory Mask Bylaw mean for me?
Can I come for a hike in the Canmore area?

Yes! Please remember that physical distancing guidelines still apply. As always, come prepared to adventure safely:

Can I bike the Legacy Trail?
The legacy trail is not maintained in the winter months. Travel is not recommended.
I love Canmore and want to come for a day trip. Can I still come?
Out-of-town travel is discouraged by the Province of Alberta at this time. Click here for more information


Can I still host my event or wedding in Canmore? 
The Government of Alberta has released restrictions on indoor and outdoor gatherings to limit the spread of COVID-19, and continues to discourage non-essential travel at this time. 

Yes, existing wedding bookings can still be hosted in Canmore, and the Town of Canmore is now permitting new wedding bookings on town-land. All bookings must follow the Government of Alberta’s restrictions on gatherings. For more information about weddings and bookings, please click here

Please note that all wedding photographers are still required to obtain a business license, and can find more information about temporary licenses here

Second-Home Owners

l own a second home in Canmore, can I still come?
Second homeowners were never prevented from coming to Canmore. At this time, the Province of Alberta is discouraging all out-of-town travel.

Hotel and Accommodation

I have a hotel booked. Can I still come?
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