Trails Fest

Celebrate Kananaskis Country

June 11 at the Canmore Nordic Centre. Free for the whole family.

Trails Fest is an opportunity for us to engage in a fun day of all things trails related. Learn about cool trail projects, explore diverse trail related clubs, groups and associations, and take part in facilitated trail activities,  workshops and presentations.

Event Itinerary
10:00 – 2:00

Connect with over 30 Clubs & Organizations

Screenings of  ‘Living with Wildlife’ at 10, 10:30, 11, 11:30 & 12 in the Day Lodge


Welcome from MLA Cam Westhead for Banff – Cochrane and Canmore Town Councillor Ed Russel, BBQ Lunch (free, first come first serve)

        1:30 – 3:00     
Guided Activities and Workshops (hiking, biking, trail running and more…orienteering

WORKSHOP SIGN UP - click on the topic you are interested in and register. All workshops are free of charge and begin at 1:30 pm.

Bear Necessities

Trail Running

Creating Successful Multi-Use Trails

Introduction to Orienteering

Map Reading Skills

WildSmart on the Trail

Trail Crew Orientation

Maintaining Historic Horse Trails


Organizations, groups and businesses exhibiting their work at Trails Fest.

Alberta Environment and Parks - Public Land, Alberta Hiking Association, Alberta Nationals Mountain Bike Race Association, Association for Mountain Parks Protection & Enjoyment AMPEE, Alberta Wilderness Association, Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley, Bow Valley Riding Association, Bow Valley Stand Up Paddleboarding, Calgary Outdoor Council, Calgary Outdoor Recreation Enthusiasts (CORE), Canmore Community Cruisers, CAMBA, Girl Guides, CPAWS Canada Parks and Wilderness Society, Great Divide Trail Association, Foothills Orienteering, Kananaskis Trails, McElhanney, Meanderthals, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Norsman Ski Club, Rocky Mountain Adaptive, Red Bull, Rocky Mountain Ramblers Association, Rundle Mountain Cycling Club, Seniors Outdoor Club Calgary, Slow and Steady Hikers, TrailSports, TransRockies, Wildsmart Canmore, Yamnuska Mountain Adventures, Yellowstone to Yukon Y2Y