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Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

1988 Olympic Way | Suite 100, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2T6, Canada
1 403 678 2400
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Ranked #3 of 23 attractions in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas, Cross-country Ski Areas, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Running, Cross-country skiing, Getting married
Description: Created for the 1988 Winter Olympics, this ski area offers many expert trails.
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Edina, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

the Nordic Centre is the Olympic training center for Canadian Nordic (Cross Country) skiing. In the summer it is a hikers and mountain bikers paradise, with well marked trails ranging from wide paved trails for roller ski training to Black Diamond single-track for hard core mountain bikers, with unpaved wide, flat trails that become ski tracks in the winter. you... More

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Canmore, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

First off, for those reviewing bike rentals, Trail Sports is an independent shop based at the centre.... The Nordic Centre is amazing in the Summer with a whole heap of single and double track from flowy to technical. Not much for the downhill mtb crowd, but good for everyone else. And it's FREE... Yes, free... All of these trails maintained... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Riding was great, the bikes are well fitted. We had an accident happen to the bike which was odd, and possibly a fluke. The non-management staff we dealt with could have been better, but the managers made everything alright. We would go back again. Read on for details. My Girlfriend and I went to the Nordic Centre and rented two... More

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Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There are nearly countless trails that can be followed in this park. It has the luxury of being an Olympic site and the Nordic Training Centre. The trails are well marked and easy to follow. You can be inspired by the athletes training even in the summer.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Make the trek to Canmore to do the Grassi Lake hike. A moderately challenging hike with many rewarding views.

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Toronto, Canada
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293 reviews 293 reviews
70 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I had a totaly different experience. The bikes were great! The person who served us was very helpful. Asked us what kind of biking we were lookjng for and mapped out a route for us. Right next to the water. Brought the bike back 2hr 15min charged for 2hrs. I highly recommend these guys. Very professional.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Lots to do. Liked the cross country skiing. Lodge is great. snowshoing and other activities. great for the whole family

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San Jose, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Yes, there is disc golf in Canmore! We finished eighteen holes in under two hours. Park provides fantastic signage for fairways and location of holes (really baskets). Tee boxes are well maintained. If you need the restroom, keep in mind that it closes around 5pm. It is beautiful out in Canmore.. just watch out for the mosquitoes! Happy frolfing! Oh... More

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Okotoks
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We went mountain biking at the Canmore Nordic Centre and had a blast. There are trails to suit every level of ability. Soft Yogurt and EKG were 2 of our favourites. There was a mountain bike race on the go Saturday and Sunday which was great to watch and see the riders tackle some pretty challenging terrain. There are plenty... More

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Like: easy to get the lift pass, instructors for classes are fantastic and super dedicated to helping people learn to ski. Needs to improve: Equipment rental a little chaotic and disorganized.

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