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 Listings

Harvest of Memories: Sept 29

A cocktail party, fundraiser, and all around great night out in support of the Crowsnest Museum. Join us for a “Snapshot in Time”, Sept 29 at 6pm. The evening will consist of an exhibit, live music, online auction, wine raffle, food and more.
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Charmed Resorts

Charmed Resort is a campground full of storybook cottages, which opened in the Crowsnest Pass in spring 2021. While our cottage listings continue to increase, our hearts are full, being able to share our love of fairy tales, fanciful architecture, and the gathering of family and friends. We hope to offer a unique, storytelling experience for all our guests.
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Historical E Bike Tours

Join in for a scenic Historical Mining E-Bike Tour along the beautiful Crowsnest Pass Community Trail. You’ll start in Blairmore and turn around in Hillcrest. See the World’s Deadliest Landslide AKA Frank’s Slide and its spectacular aftermath of the April 29, 1903 slide.
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Pass Powderkeg Mountain Bike Rentals

Looking to get out on a bike this summer? Look no further. Pass Powderkeg and Alpenland have teamed up to offer mountain bike rentals. Whether you are looking for an e-bike experience or to test out the flowy single track on the hill, there is an option for you!
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Glamping Resorts Ltd.

Welcome to Glamping Resorts Ltd, where we create revitalizing, comfortable and stylish camping experiences. Less than 3 hours south of Calgary, nestled in the shadow of Table Mountain right on the shores of Beaver Mines Lake, our new location offers the luxuriously comfortable accommodations you expect from Glamping Resorts Ltd with immediate access to the splendour of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. We will be completing our resort on our 100+ acres in phases to best preserve the natural environment and ensure…
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The Lodge at Thanksgiving Ranch

The Lodge at Thanksgiving Ranch is located in a visually stunning setting with spectacular views of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. As of June 2020, they have reopened and are following AHS guidelines for COVID-19. This is their second year of guest operations. The Lodge itself is a spectacular log structure offering four luxurious guest suites that sleep up to 14 people and a main floor common area full of comfortable seating areas, roaring fireplaces, antiques, and other treasures that have terrific…
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