Town of Canmore

Off Leash Dog Parks

Canmore has five off leash dog parks for you to enjoy. The location of each of the parks is shown in the map below, more information on each of the parks can be found below.

Quarry Lake Dog Park

This park offers two official off leash areas - the meadow area and a pond area where you can swim your dog. Off leash zones are clearly marked and dogs are to be on leash when not in the official off leash zones. 

Cougar Creek/Highway 1A Dog Park

This park offers parking and is located off of the 1A highway right along Cougar Creek. This park has a four foot fence and offers a large area for your dog to run.

Elk Run Dog Park

Located on Glacier Drive with parking available in the Elk Run Ball Diamond parking lot located off of Glacier Drive and Sandstone Terrace. This park has a five foot chain link fence.

Palliser Dog Park

Located on Palliser Trail this is a smaller neighborhood park. There is limited on-street parking. This park has a five foot chain link fence.

Hubman Dog Park

Located in Three Sisters off of Three Sister Boulevard this is a smaller neighborhood park. There is limited parking at this location, it is the small parking lot located off of Three Sisters Boulevard. Please do not park on private property when using this park.

Need to Know

  • Outside of the off leash area, dogs must be on leash. Visit Pets & Domestic Animal Control to learn more about Canmore's laws.
  • Pick up your dog's poo
  • Dogs must be licensed and vaccinations up to date
  • Please keep your dog under control and within your sight
  • Report dog bites to Bylaw Services at 403.678.4244

Background

Guidelines for future dog parks are outlined in the  pdf 2015 Open Space & Trails Plan (3.88 MB)  

The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Wesley First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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