For those who dare to challenge themselves, each season reveals a new facet of The Pass’s terrain to discover and conquer. From snow-blanketed mountains to hiking and biking trails, wildlife havens, and prized fishing spots, those who enjoy nature’s playground will never grow tired of ways to explore the landscapes of The Pass.
Alberta Fly Fishing guides you through scenic Southern Alberta's Rocky mountain trout streams, perfect for the dry fly fisherman. The area is home to vast and diverse trout fly fishing. Whether stalking our native Cutthroats or Bulls, or casting to rising Rainbows and Browns, this is an exceptional day on the water. Guided Fly Fishing trips, quality fly fishing gear and a unique eclectic breakfast and lunch menu with outstanding homemade soups, baked goods and espresso coffee’s Crowsnest Café and Flyshop is your one stop destination.
The APP Barracks is the location of the murder of Constable Steven Lawson by Emilio Picariello and Florence 'Filumena' Losandro. Explore the 'Scene of the Crime' where Lawson lived, worked and was killed. Journey through Alberta's prohibition history, and decide for yourself "who done it" at the scene of Canada's most infamous rum running murder.
The Bellevue Underground Mine interprets the history of Western Canadian mining communities through its tours. It is a historical adventure which brings wonder to the hearts and minds of our visitors. The tour instills a sense of discovery and belonging. Stories from the Bellevue Underground Mine are Canadian experiences: the birth of labour unions, occupational safety, industry, immigration, and transportation.
The Crowsnest Community Market runs Thursday evenings from June 28-September 6 at the Blairmore Gazebo park in downtown Blairmore. The market features a variety of food, crafts, artisans, unique items, music and entertainment and more. It’s a great place to come and enjoy everything the community has to offer.
The Pass Pool is a community-owned swim area, designed for swimmers of all ages and abilities where there’s no need to hunt for parking. Enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery and sunshine in our amazing outdoor facility.
The Crowsnest Historical Society was formed in 1973 by a group of concerned citizens who recognized the need to preserve the unique cultural history of the Crowsnest Pass, which was quickly disappearing. Over the next decade, those dedicated volunteers banded together to start the Museum, publish the local history and help educate the community and visitors about the Pass. The Museum was officially opened in 1985 and has served the community ever since.
The Crowsnest Nordic Ski Club is a not-for-profit group dedicated primarily to promoting cross-country skiing at the Allison-Chinook cross country ski area in the Crowsnest Pass.
Homegrown in the Crowsnest Pass, the Crowsnest Outdoors Society coordinates hiking, scrambling, overnight backpacking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing adventures all year long in the Crowsnest Pass and Southern Alberta Rockies. Local and visiting adventurers are welcome to join for evening and weekend trips that range in difficulty.
The bike skills park has jumps suitable for both beginner and intermediate riders, along with a big jump line for those looking for an advanced challenge. The park also features a drop zone, pump track and a variety of skills features, including a 170 ft log and rock ride.
Experience a true hidden gem, nestled on the edge of the Rocky Mountains. From the moment you arrive, the friendly staff will greet you with a smile and aim to meet your needs. Stretch out at the driving range before your round or enjoy a pre-round meal/snack.
The Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery is managed by Crowsnest Pass Allied Arts Association, a charitable, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide and promote education in the arts. The Art Gallery provides rotational monthly exhibitions of local, provincial and national art, art programs for adults and children, as well as many special events throughout the year. The Gallery also organizes exhibits at the local Stone's Throw Cafe.
The Crowsnest Pass Quad Squad is a non-profit organization that manages over 1300 km of trails in the Rocky Mountains of Southwest Alberta.
The Crowsnest Sports Complex includes the municipal ice skating rink, curling rink, curling lounge, kitchen, and meeting room.
The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, in southern Alberta's spectacular Crowsnest Pass, overlooks Canada's deadliest rockslide. See and hear first-hand what happened the night Turtle Mountain fell. Enjoy engaging storytelling, interactive displays, gripping accounts, and award-winning shows.
Experience the wildlife of the Rocky Mountains & Western Canada through the lenses of internationally recognized wildlife & conservation photographers, the Launstein family. Featuring Fine Art Limited & Open Edition Prints & Canvases, artisan bronze sculptures, wood carvings, greeting cards, calendars and gifts all in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Street parking, wheelchair access and family friendly!
Learn to fly fish with hands-on fly tying courses, and then hit the water with Mountain Pass Escapes tours! You can also stock up on supplies and gear at their store.
Pass Powderkeg is your year-round mountain playground. Whether you are an avid outdoor enthusiast or someone just wanting to spend more time in nature, the Crowsnest Pass has something for everyone.
Master your skills while having a blast in the idyllic Rocky Mountains. Whether it be railing a berm with perfection, landing your first jump, or simply learning how to roll off a curb safely, let us help you build confidence to become the best rider you can be.
UROC was formed to create trails and promote mountain biking in the beautiful Crowsnest Pass. If you have not been to southern Alberta, you are missing out.