Blackstone: Activities in the Area

Getting Around

Directions and travel times can be found by using Google Maps. Blackstone Mountain Lodge is located at 170 Kananaskis Way, Canmore, Alberta.

Summit Seeker Kid’z Kamp

The Summit Seeker Kid'z Kamp at our sister resort Solara Resort & Spa is full of pint sized adventure and fun filled activities. Guests can check with the front desk for a full list of current Kid'z Kamp activities and a schedule. For more information about Kid’z Kamp please contact Guest Services by dialing “0”. Kid'z Kamp is only available durring the summer season, and select dates throughout the year.

A schedule of Kid’z Kamp activities can also be found online at bellstar.ca/summit-seeker-kidz-kamp. All Kid'z Kamp activities are subject to change without notice, and are not available each weekend. Please contact Solara Resort & Spa directly at 403.609.3600 to confirm that the Kid'z Kamp activity is available.

Business Services

Located on Main Street, Canmore Business Services can assist with all your business service needs.
Ph: 403.678.1719

Aurora Theatre at Solara Resort & Spa

Guests of Blackstone Mountain Lodge are welcome to use the Aurora Theatre at our sister resort Solara Resort & Spa. Family friendly movies are shown at the Aurora Theatre nightly at 7:00pm. Mature movies are shown Friday and Saturday at 9:00pm. Guests can obtain movie listings from the front desk. Movie listings are subject to availability.
187 Kananaskis Way
Ph: 403.679.7179

Lux Cinema Centre

A short drive to Banff takes you to the closest theatre aside from the Aurora Theatre.
Ph: 403.762.8595

Biking and Hiking

Discover miles of breathtaking wilderness in the Bow Valley. The valley offers short walks, full day hikes or overnight excursions.

Golf Courses

The Bow Valley is home to award‐winning golf courses. We have listed our favorites below.

  • Canmore Golf & Curling Club
    The Canmore Golf & Curling Club and the surrounding mountains make for an ideal golf getaway.
    2000 8 Avenue
    Ph: 403.678.4785
  • Silvertip Golf Resort
    Enjoy breathtaking views and a challenging par-72 course that tests the skills of every golfer.
    1000 Silvertip Trail
    Ph: 877.877.5444
  • Stewart Creek Golf Club
    Rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest and naturally sculpted fairways, an enjoyable round for any skill level.
    4100 Stewart Creek Drive
    Ph: 877.993.4653

Horseback Riding

Explore Kananaskis Country on guided horseback trips provide by reputable companies.

Dog Sledding

Enjoy the snowy terrain through majestic mountains while experiencing the thrill of being pulled on a dog sled.

  • Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours
    With experienced guides and friendly four legged friends pulling you, the Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours offers the most amazing experiences in the winter and summer.
    104 - 602 Bow Valley Trail
    Ph: 403.678.4369

Skiing and Snowboarding

With the majestic mountains that surround the area, there are many ski hills in the Bow Valley.

  • Banff Mt. Norquay
    With runs for all skills levels including groomed, bumps and a terrain park – a day at this resort will entertain everyone in your family.
    Ph: 403.762.4421
  • Canmore Nordic Centre / Trail Sports
    Famous for its cross‐country ski trails and home to the Canmore Nordic Ski Club. Offering a vast array of options for a day of exploring or perhaps lessons from Trail Sports.
    Ph: 403.678.2400/403.678.6764
    www.canmorenordic.com / www.trailsports.ab.ca
  • Ski Lake Louise
    Vast and varied terrain with spectacular views offers skiers of all levels the ability to ski together.
    Ph: 403.522.3555 or 1.877.956.8473
  • Nakiska
    The gateway to the Rockies and the host of the 1988 Winter Olympic downhill events, Nakiska offers some of the best terrain for cruising and carving trails.
    Ph: 403.591.7777
  • Sunshine Village
    Offering endless mountain terrain in the heart of unspoiled wilderness is the only way to describe Sunshine Village. With a breathtaking gondola ride up the mountain and the longest ski season, guests have the ability to ski three different mountains at one resort.
    Ph: 1.877.542.2633

White Water Rafting

The Kananaskis River, Bow River and the Kicking Horse River offer all levels of fun for the entire family. You can enjoy the thrill of a class four river or slowly float while relaxing the afternoon away.

  • Canadian Rockies Rafting
    With different options for everyone in the family, you can be sure that you will find the adventure you are looking for. From floating down the Bow River to grade 4 rapids on the Kicking Horse River, they never disappoint.
    Ph: 1.877.226.7625
  • Inside Out Experience
    Experience a full or half day adventure on the river.
    Ph: 1.877.999.7238
  • West n' Wild Adventures
    This tour company is located in Golden, BC but offers transportation from Canmore for guests wanting to experience the class 3 or 4 rapids.
    Ph: 1.800.668.9119

Canmore Area Fitness Facilities

Special Events

Every year Canmore hosts a variety of festivals and events, below are some of the special events in the area.

  • Canada Day
    July 1
  • Miner's Day
  • Canmore Folk Music Festival
    August (Heritage Day Long Weekend)
  • Canmore Highland Games
    September (Labour Day Long Weekend)
  • Canadian Rocky Mountain Marathon
  • Vic Lewis Band Festival
  • Light up Canmore

Travel Alberta Visitor Information Centre

For any information on tours, sightseeing, hikes, bike trails, etc please visit the Tourist Information Centre. Their friendly staff has information readily available.
West end of Bow Valley Trail
Ph: 403.678.1295


For up-to-date information on weather and road reports, please call any of the numbers below. Or visit the Weather Network website.

  • Airport Information
    Ph: 1.403.292.8477
  • Local Weather Information
    Ph: 403.762.2088
  • National Weather Information
    Ph: 1.800.668.6767
  • Parks Canada Road Report
    Ph: 403.762.1450