Total round trip: 13 kilometres (8 miles)
Elevation gain: 500 metres (1640 feet)
Location: Follow Highway 1 east towards Calgary, and drive south on Highway 40 to the Galatea Day Use Area approximately 45 minutes from Canmore.
Follow Galatea Creek in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, up a scenic trail to Lillian Lake. Lillian Lake is popular with fishermen – make sure you bring your fishing license! From Lillian Lake, you can hike an additional 1.5 kilometre to the Galatea Lakes. Some route finding may be needed, but the view surrounding the lakes is well worth it.
Summer – Hike
Average Time: 4 – 5 hours return
(additional to Galatea Lakes)
Winter – Snowshoe
Average Time: variable
Total round trip: 10.2 kilometres (6 miles)
Elevation gain: 310 metres (1017 feet)
Location: Follow Spray Lakes Road past the Canmore Nordic Centre for approximately 50 minutes. Parking lot for Chester ...
Location: Follow Spray Lakes Road past the Nordic Centre for approximately 40 minutes. Turn right on to Mount Shark Road and follow approximately 5.5 kilometre to the parking lot.
Summer - ...
Trail type: 4 wide.
All levels of mountain bikers and intermediate cross country skiers will enjoy the trail.
Location: The Goat Creek parking lot, located 5.5 kilometres past the Nordic Centre along ...
Total round trip: 16.4 kilometres (ten miles)
Elevation gain: 311 meters (1020 feet)
Location: Follow Highway 1 east towards Calgary, and drive south on Highway 40 to Nakiska Ski Area approximately 40 ...
Location: 5 – 7 minutes from downtown Canmore. From Main Street, turn left on 8th Avenue, then stay right to Spray Lakes Road. The Canmore Nordic Centre will be on ...
Chester Lake of Canmore, Alberta
Mount Shark Area Trails of Canmore, Alberta
Goat Creek of Canmore, Alberta
Ribbon Creek of Canmore, Alberta
Canmore Nordic Centre of Canmore, Alberta