Cross-Country Skiing Area Canmore Nordic Center in the Banff National Park: Position on map

Cross-Country Skiing Canmore Nordic Center

Trail Map Canmore Nordic Center
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The Cross-Country Area

Canmore Nordic Centre's Provincial Park offers more than 60 kilometres (37 miles) of tracks for cross-country skiers. All of them are suitable for classic as well as skating style. The necessary equipment is available for rent on site, and classes can be booked.

At Frozen Thunder trail you have the opportunity to start your cross-country training as early as October, before the start of the actual season. The two kilometre (1.2 miles) track uses snow from the previous winter. Frozen Thunder is open to the public all day on the weekend, Monday through Friday it opens at 12:00.

Canmore has been known to host a number of biathlon events. For instance, the elite comes together here in the course of the Biathlon Worldcup.

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Getting Here

Canmore Nordic Centre is located approximately 100 kilometres (62 miles) west of Calgary, and can be reached via Trans-Canada Highway/AB 1.


Canmore Nordic Centre
Olympic Way
Canmore, AB
Phone+1 403-678-2400
Fax+1 403-678-5696


Rate the Cross-Country Skiing Area

Weather (4295 ft)


Elevation4665 ft - 5085 ft
SeasonNovember - April
Opening DayNov 17, 2018
Closing DayApr 30, 2019
Skating 40.39 miles
Classic 40.39 miles
Lighted trails 4.04 miles