Solara: Activities in the Area
Directions and travel times can be found by using Google Maps. Solara Resort & Spa is located at 187 Kananaskis Way, Canmore, Alberta.
Located on Main Street, Canmore Business Services can assist with all your business service needs.
Aurora Theatre at 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.
Lux Cinema Centre
A short drive to Banff takes you to the closest theatre aside from the Aurora Theatre.
Biking and Hiking
Discover miles of breathtaking wilderness in the Bow Valley. The valley offers short walks, full day hikes or overnight excursions.
- Information on Local Trails
- Tourism Canmore Kananaskis
907A 7th Avenue
- Guided Hiking
- White Mountain Adventures
7107 Boulder Crescent
- Bike Rentals
- Gear Up Mountain Rentals
1302 Bow Valley Trail
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
- Silvertip Golf Resort
Enjoy breathtaking views and a challenging par-72 course that tests the skills of every golfer.
1000 Silvertip Trail
- 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
Explore Kananaskis Country on guided horseback trips provide by reputable companies.
- Cross Zee Ranch
2500 Palliser Trail
- Boundary Ranch
- Brewster's Kananaskis Guest Ranch
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
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.
- 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.
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
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.
- 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.
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.
- Inside Out Experience
Experience a full or half day adventure on the river.
- 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.
Canmore Area Fitness Facilities
- One Wellness & Spa
187 Kananaskis Way
Toll free: 855.590.4900
- Canmore Recreation Centre (arena, pool & fitness facilities)
1900 – 8th Ave
Every year Canmore hosts a variety of festivals and events, below are some of the special events in the area.
- Canada Day
- 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
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
- Local Weather Information
- National Weather Information
- Parks Canada Road Report