A World of Activities Awaits You
Contact us with details of the
activities you are interested in
and we will arrange the bookings for you.
See all you dream to see
White Mountain Adventures
Take a guided tour to see animals and birds
in their environments. Take your camera for a
World Class Golfing
Canmore, Banff and Kananaskis
Country should be known as the Rockies Golfer's Paradise! With six world-class
golf courses within a 30 minute drive time, you can stay with us at A Bear
and Bison Canadian Country Inn and leave refreshed each morning to play all
you can play!
Silvertip boasts one spectacular view after another. The brilliance of the
landscape is both a distraction and an inspiration.
Creek Golf Course
This spectacular par 72, 18 hole mountain golf course will take your breath
Springs Golf Course
Play both the champion 18 hole and regulation 9 hole course and be in awe of the
elk that dodge your shots. Watch out for the "Devil's Cauldron."
Kananaskis Country Golf Club
phone: 1-403-591-7272 or 1-877-591-2525
The rugged peaks tower 9600 feet above sea level, the courses are at almost 5000
ft above sea level.
Ranch Golf Resort
Canmore Golf & Curling Club
Fishing in the Rocky Mountains
tours Canmore / Banff / Kananaskis
Fantastic Hiking & Climbing
Canadian Rockies ~ a
hiker's dream destination. Whether you enjoy a calm stroll though a sleepy mountain town, or a 10 hour trek to Alpine Meadows and Glacial Lakes, you will be inspired by the scenery around you. Canmore has an active Hiking club, Running club, Alpine club and avid Mountain climbers abound. The local community welcomes you to all of their well publicized events and others not so well publicized. Come join us and “breathe deep of the clean, clear mountain air”
~ Guided Walking & Hiking Trails
A "must do" for those traveling during wildflower season, late July, August & September. Situated amongst alpine lakes and fields of wild flowers, the Sunshine Meadows have miles of uncrowded trails above the treeline. Accessed by Shuttlebus.
~ Local running trails abound.
Downhill, Cross Country & Heli Skiing
Ski with the Stars of
Do not miss this once in
a lifetime adventure
An absolute “Must do” if you are visiting during the winter months. Watch the Disney Movie “Snow
Dogs”; it was filmed here in Canmore during 2001 and the star dogs that you see will be part of the team that will pull you on an unforgettable adventure. Well trained dogs and their leaders teach you all you need to know to experience first hand the joy of traveling ground level through powder snow the way the first Canadian travelers saw the snow bound lands.
Lonny & Fiona never miss a Sled ride on Boxing Day afternoon, it is fast becoming a family tradition.
Snowy Owl Dogsled Tours
World Class Mountain Biking
Canmore Kananaskis Trail information
For a full listing of Canmore & Banff trails,
conditions and advice.
White Water Rafting
If you are looking for adventure then there is no better place than where we are. Experience the thrill that is
Mirage Tours ~ for White-water rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding and more.
Alberta Activity Website Links
Luxury Inns, Hotels and
Bed & Breakfasts in and around Alberta
Traveling around Alberta? looking for a place to stay that
is larger than a Bed & Breakfast, more personal than a hotel?
Then try these sites!
www.charminginnsofalberta.com The Charming Inns of
Alberta - "A Group of World Class Inns offering unique
accommodation for the discerning traveller.
Bed & Breakfasts all around the world.
Driving Distances from the Inn
||90 minutes - beautiful drive
|Canmore down town
|| 5 minutes drive time
|Banff National Park Gates
|| 5 minutes
|Banff down town
|| 15 minutes
|| 20 minutes
|| 45 minutes
|| 1 hour
|| 1 hour 30 minutes
|| 1 hour 30 minutes
|| 3 hours
(see suggestion below concerning visiting Jasper)
Jasper ~ To make a straight drive to Jasper Townsite would take 3 hours from Canmore to Jasper (no stopping). When I travelled the "Ice Fields Parkway road" to Jasper with my parents sightseeing it took us 6 hours as we included a stop at Peyto Lake, the Columbian Icefields and several other scenic spots to view spectacular waterfalls.
The beauty of this particular road is that there are so many nice spot to stop, to not do so would be a shame. We usually recommend that if you feel strongly about going the whole way to Jasper then you should arrange overnight
accommodation in Jasper Town.
However a great day trip would be to drive from Canmore to the Columbian Icefields, stopping to take the snow coach onto the Athabasca Glacier and also to take a beautiful walk to Peyto Lake for a picnic. The driving time for this day trip would be 1.5 hours each way (plus stopping/sightseeing time).
Radium ~ Another beautiful drive would be to drive on 95 to Radium Hot Springs and take a swim in the mineral pools at Radium.
We hope this information helps with your planning and will be very happy to answer any questions you may have concerning the area or our inn.
Country Inn, Bed &
Breakfast & Restaurant
705 Benchlands Trail,
Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Telephone: 1-403-678-2058 Fax: 1-403-678-2086
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