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Who doesn’t love this beautiful place that’s a short drive from our city of Calgary?

Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Canmore, Alberta is a picturesque mountain town that offers an array of exciting outdoor activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy in April of 2023

With the snow melting and the days growing longer, it’s the perfect time to explore Canmore’s breathtaking natural beauty and indulge in its rich cultural heritage. In this blog, I will introduce you to the top activities and attractions you won’t want to miss during your April 2023 adventure in Canmore.

  1. Hiking and Biking Trails As the snow melts and the trails become more accessible, Canmore’s extensive network of hiking and biking trails come to life. Discover popular routes like the Grassi Lakes Trail, Grotto Canyon, and Ha Ling Peak, or explore lesser-known gems like the Montane Traverse and Cougar Creek.
  2. Wildlife Viewing April is prime time for wildlife spotting in Canmore, as animals emerge from their winter slumber. Keep your eyes peeled for elk, deer, bighorn sheep, and even the occasional bear as you explore the surrounding wilderness.
  3. Canmore Cave Tours Discover the underground wonders of Canmore’s Rat’s Nest Cave, a wild, undeveloped cave system that offers guided tours for adventure seekers. Explore ancient formations and marvel at the natural beauty hidden beneath the earth’s surface.
  1. Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park April is the perfect time to visit the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, offering cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking as the winter season winds down. As spring arrives, visitors can transition to mountain biking, trail running, and disc golf.
  2. Golfing April marks the beginning of golf season in Canmore. Tee off at one of the town’s scenic courses, like Silvertip Resort, Canmore Golf and Curling Club, or Stewart Creek Golf and Country Club, and enjoy stunning mountain views with every swing.
  3. Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre Learn about Canmore’s rich history and its geological significance by visiting the Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre. This interactive museum is an excellent way to gain insight into the area’s culture, wildlife, and geology, making it a must-visit attraction.
  4. Local Dining and Shopping Savour Canmore’s culinary scene at one of its many unique restaurants, pubs, and cafes, or indulge in some retail therapy by browsing the charming boutiques and shops lining the town’s picturesque streets.

It is an exciting season as summer creeps up on us – sooner than later, hopefully…

With so much to see and do in Canmore during the month of April 2023, there’s no shortage of opportunities for an unforgettable adventure.

Let me know in the comment section below as to what’s one of you favourite activities or adventures to go on in and around Canmore.

Take care,

Shane Wenzel

Shane is the President & CEO of the Shane Homes Group of Companies and the namesake. Shane's responsibilities include strategic direction for the companies, policy advice for the building industry through BILD Calgary, and political involvement through the Alberta Enterprise Group on the economy, making him an industry leader in his field. Shane's sales and marketing background comes from growing up with two entrepreneurial parents, Cal and Edith, and participating in a business advisory group. On the personal side, Shane considers himself a bit of a "tech junky" and social media influencer on various platforms. He's also proudly apart of the LGBTQ community.