Where off-the-beaten path is standard

Welcome to an adventurer’s paradise. Whether it’s your first time to the region or you’re a regular visitor who has long lost count, a pristine, undiscovered wilderness and adrenaline-filled experiences are waiting for you. 

Located in southwestern Alberta, visiting the South Canadian Rockies is easy at any time of the year. History runs deep in our Rocky Mountain towns, and our towering mountains provide a four-season playground that lets you go beyond the ordinary. With recreational areas, resorts, parks and natural areas all in close proximity, you can spend more time enjoying and less time driving. 

Nordic, cross-country and cat skiing, horseback riding, ice fishing, biking and hiking and more – our lifestyle is built on adventures. Learn about the captivating yet devastating history of places like Frank Slide, the Hillcrest mine and the Burmis Tree, or the legendary tales of rumrunners a century ago. After a memorable day exploring, our authentic mountain communities are ready to welcome you with cozy accommodations, hearty cuisine and a vibrant local arts scene.

Things To Do

Feature Locations

Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre Pincher Creek

Conveniently located only 30 minutes from Waterton Lakes National Park, the Heritage Inn Hotel & Convention Centre in Pincher Creek features contemporary décor combined with excellent full-service amenities. Whether traveling for business, leisure, or for a special event, they have everything you need for a relaxing and comfortable stay. While staying at their hotel, you can enjoy amenities including complimentary WiFi access, 24-hour front desk assistance, indoor pool, hot tub, fitness room, on-site restaurant and lounge, meeting and wedding facilities,…
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Crowsnest Pass Golf Club

Located right in the heart of the Crowsnest Pass, with spectacular mountains views on all sides. The Crowsnest Pass Golf Club is one of the most scenic courses in Western Canada. Bring your clubs and be sure not to forget your camera! Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. Our course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level to play. Test your accuracy with our fairways, water hazards and sand traps; we have everything you need to challenge…
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Castle Mountain Resort

Castle Mountain Resort is a hidden, not so little gem of the Canadian Rockies. Often called the best-kept secret in the Rockies, the mountain was founded in 1966. More than 50 years later, Castle is lauded for its superior ski/snowboard terrain, laid-back community feel and, most of all, its sense of authenticity. Boasting almost 3,000 vertical feet of some of the longest continuous fall lines in North America, Castle is spread out over two mountains, with 94 + in-bounds trails…
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