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Summer Wonders of the Pass

June 21, 2024

Welcome to Crowsnest Pass, where the summer sun warms the lush valleys of the Canadian Rockies and invites adventurers, families, and friends to explore its boundless beauty. The breathtaking landscapes, vibrant community, bustling events, and endless outdoor activities bring this place to life and make it a must-visit destination.

Celebrate with the locals

The Pass plays host to many exciting summer events – feel the rhythm at Crowfest where live music fills the air, or dive into the local culture at Crowsnest Pass Doors Open and Heritage Festival. Here you’ll find a celebration of talent, music and art that captures the heart of the community’s creative spirit. Don’t forget to wander through the Crowsnest Community Market where you can pick up everything from handcrafted goods to the freshest local produce.

Stay in the loop with all the summer happenings by visiting our events page.

Thrilling Trails

Photo: GoCrowsnest

Mountain biking

The United Riders of Crowsnest have carved out a mountain biker’s paradise here in The Pass. With trails for every skill level from serene forest paths to adrenaline-pumping descents, there’s no better place to hit the dirt.

Check out the trails map and join the ride.

Photo: The Quad Squad, Crowsnest Pass Promoter


Rev up your engines and explore over 1,500km of maintained quad trails, thanks to the dedicated efforts of the Quad Squad and the Crow Snow Riders. With well-mapped routes and convenient staging areas, your off-road adventure awaits.

Photo: Jen Vanderplas


From the challenging ascents of Crowsnest Mountain and Window Mountain Lake, to the geological wonders of Wedge Mountain and historical remnants of Lille Ghost Town, or the raptor-viewing hotspot of the Livingstone Range, The Pass offers hikes for every level of explorer.

Lace up your boots and set out on an adventure that will leave you breathless in more ways than one.

Endless outdoor adventures

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Cast a line in the Crowsnest River for some of the best fly-fishing around. With a variety of trout species waiting to bite, it’s an angler’s dream. New to the sport? Book a guided trip and reel in the big one.

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Join the Crowsnest Conservation Society’s group of avid birdwatchers and learn to identify our local feathered friends. Contact to join an outing.

Photo: Mountain Drift Photography


Swing by the Crowsnest Pass Golf Club for a round set against a backdrop of our stunning mountain vista. With a course that will challenge and delight, it’s a golfer’s paradise.

Cool Off

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Soak up the sun and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of Crowsnest Chinook Lake, it’s a summer hotspot you won’t want to miss.

Photo: Jen Vanderplas

Chasing waterfalls

Discover the majestic Lundbreck Falls, the serene Allison Creek Falls, or the historic Miner’s Path. Each offers a unique experience and chance to capture the perfect photo.

Photo: GoCrowsnest

Community pool

Dive into summer at the Pass Community Pool with a lap pool, lazy river, toddler pool, and water slide it’s the perfect spot for a splashy summer day. Check out their range of programs for all ages and abilities.

Camp under the stars

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For a unique experience, stay at the haunted campground Lost Lemon Campground, for a rustic retreat check out Adanac Adventures, and for convenience, the Crowsnest Pass Campground.

With a variety of accommodation options to suit your fancy, you’re sure to find the perfect base camp for all your mountain adventures.

Photo: Lisa Kinnear of Bound for Mountain Photography


When night falls, the dark skies of Crowsnest Pass come alive with stars. Find a dark spot like Crowsnest lake or venture into the wilderness for an unforgettable night.

Crowsnest Pass is a treasure trove of summer delights from outdoor thrills to cultural gems. Build your custom itinerary with our tool, My Trip and share your memories using #ExploreThePass. Join us this summer and experience the magic of The Pass!

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