Recreation and Sports
There are two major ski resorts located within an hour and a half drive from Calgary. Sunshine Village resort and Lake Louise. Together, they boast 246 runs and over 7000 acres of trails, combined. In addition, Sunshine can receive thirty feet of snow each year. Another resort that is close to Calgary (81km) is Nakiska. On the other hand if you’re looking for something close to home, then Canada Olympic Park is located within city limits.
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The Bow river offers world class trout fishing within an hour’s drive from Calgary. In addition there are also many tributaries which entice fisherman who want peace and quiet. Canmore (103km) and Kananaskis (80km) are known as the epicenters for outdoor everything. These activities include: sport climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing and mountain biking. And who can forget golf! For golfers, Calgary, Canmore and Kananaskis have a number of world-class golf courses to enjoy. Many are also suitable for golfers with a range of abilities.