Town of Canmore

Trails and Pathways

Canmore is lucky to enjoy a trail network with excellent coverage, with over 160km of trails within town boundaries. Our trail system includes paved trails, gravel trails, as well as singletrack and hiking trails. If you'd like to get out for a run, a ride or even a hike, options for all ages and abilities are available, whether you're mountain biking, trail running, or just looking for a leisurely cruise along the river paths.

Maps and information

  pdf Bow Valley East - Trail Map (1.34 MB)

  pdf Bow Valley West - Trail Map (2.42 MB)

Legacy Trail

pdf Download the Legacy Trail Map (2.58 MB)

The Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail offers cyclist, pedestrians, and other users a fantastic new 4.5km link from the Town of Canmore to the Banff Park East Gate. Users can now enjoy 20km of continuous scenic paved pathway connecting the communities of Banff and Canmore.

It can be busy on the trail. Expect to encounter other users of varying abilities. This multi-use recreation path is built for the enjoyment of diverse users – from cyclists to skateboarders, pedestrians, and in-line skaters. To ensure enjoyment of all users, please be considerate: 

  • Travel at a reasonable and controlled speed
  • Be courteous to slower users
  • Always keep to the right
  • Wear a helmet
  • Announce "on your left" and pass with care at a reasonable pace
  • Horses always have the right of way; stop and allow horses to pass safely
  • Pets must be leashed


 To view the Open Space and Trails Plan, visit Guiding Documents

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