North West Mounted Police Barracks
The oldest surviving barracks in western Canada was built in 1893 and used by the Mounties until 1929. Today it is home to a small...
At the end of Main St, half-buried in gravel by the Bow River, sits the impressive sculpture known as the Big Head (for reasons that...
Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre
The town’s small museum has an intriguing collection of exhibits and photographs relating to Canmore’s coal-mining history, the story of...
Rose & Crown
This spit-and-sawdust British pub at the northern end of Main St looks dingy from outside, but things feel a lot more welcoming once you...
Old School Bus
Permanently parked just off Main St, this converted school bus is the place for ice cream in Canmore. The chalkboard’s full of unusual...
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Grizzly Paw information
Shock, horror exclusive: Alberta's best microbrewery (offering six year-round beers) is hiding in the mountains of Canmore. The veterans of Raspberry Ale and Grumpy Bear beer recently built a new brewery to support their legendary brewpub (tours and tasters are available). There's also a microdistillery on the way. And, yes, the pub serves grub.