Canmore Walking Tours

A walking tour is an ideal way to begin your visit to Canmore. Learn about the town's past, present & future. Discover all there is to experience in this friendly mountain town. Learn where the locals go to enjoy the mountains. Become familiar with how to best get around. Enjoy visiting some scenic photo stops.

Choose from a 1.5 hr loop tour starting from the Malcolm Hotel which visits the Bow River or a 2.5 -3 hour one way walk along the Three Sisters Pathway that includes a non-alcoholic beverage at the Three Sisters Market Bistro & a ROAM public transit ride back to your starting point.

ACTIVE BY NATURE has re-opened as of June 1 and we are looking forward to seeing you soon! ACTIVE BY NATURE is following closely Alberta Health recommendations with regards to preventing the spread of COVID-19.  Group sizes have been reduced to 1 - 6 people and physical distancing between non-family members of 2 metres will be maintained.  Nordic walking poles are cleaned after each use, or feel free to bring your own or purchase a pair at a 20% discount.

Waterfall Photography Walk: June 13, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 

June is waterfall month in the rockies when the waterfalls are at their unfrozen best! This photography walk will meander up cascading Three Sisters Creek in Canmore with stops to take photographs.  NOTE: Photography instruction is not included. Group will be 2 - 6 people & will use 2m of physical distancing between participants.  Price:  $60.00

What to wear & bring (Spring, Summer, Fall):

  1. Wear comfy casual clothes.
  2. Bring a warm extra layer & rain jacket, just in case.
  3. Running shoes are fine while light trail or hiking shoes provide even more support and are ideal.
  4. Please no flip-flops or sandals.
  5. Leave purses at home. A small backpack is a great bring-along.
  6. Don't forget your water, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, insect repellent and your camera.

Where to meet:

1.5 Hour walking tour starts from the main lobby of the Malcolm Hotel. On road parking is available nearby.  Washrooms are available in the hotel lobby.  Map is provided under the booking section below.

Three Sisters Pathway Walking Tour:  This 2.5 - 3 hour tour starts from the parking lot for the public boat launch on the Bow River.  Washrooms are not available at this location.  Map is provided under the booking section below.

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Reserve OnLine:

It’s as easy as 1-2-3! Simply click on different dates on the calendar first to see what is available then select the experience you would like to reserve, fill in your personal details and then make a secure payment via credit card. The system will automatically send you a confirmation of your session with the relevant details.


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Liability Waiver:

Liability waivers are a necessary part of any commercial activity experience. I recommend that you take the time now to review this legal document that you will be required to sign before we start our clinic or walk together:  Waiver

Your Health & Physical Activity Readiness:

We ask guests who are experiencing cold symptoms and symptoms of COVID-19 to stay home and practice self-isolation under the direction of the appropriate governing body.

For almost everyone, the benefits of physical activity far outweigh any risks. For some individuals, special advice from a Qualified Exercise or health care provider is advisable before becoming more active. This questionnaire is intended for all ages – to help move you along the path to becoming more physically active. Please review this questionnaire if you have concerns about your health or fitness level for participating in Nordic walking.

Cancellation Policy:

Full refunds are given if a cancellation is received 24 hours or more prior to the clinic or tour date.  No refunds are given with less than 24 hours notice. Clinics/tours go rain or shine.  If the weather is extreme, then it may be cancelled with a full refund given.