Differentiation Strategy

Crowsnest Pass, a central community in the Crown of the Continent region, creates a unique tourism experience that sets us apart – with both Outdoor and Indoor adventures sure to please all ages and interests. 

For the Outdoor adventurer there are seasonal and year round outdoor recreational activities - Walking Trails connecting the communities; Pass Powderkeg Ski Hill downhill and terrain park; Pass Community Outdoor Pool; Pass Powderkeg Mountain Bike Trails & Mountain Bike Skills Park; Hiking trails; Cross Country ski trails at Allison-Chinook Lake; ATV and groomed snowmobile trails; world class fly-fishing on the Crowsnest River; camping; hunting; canoeing; kayaking; world class bird watching; road access to Castle Provincial Park.

The Crowsnest Pass has a rich history of which it is very proud. Visitors to the world class Frank Slide Interpretive Centre are spellbound with the story of the famous Turtle Mountain Slide; the Bellevue Underground Mine Tour takes you deep into the underground mine; Crowsnest Pass Museum & Archives boasts the best and largest collection of archives in the region; Alberta Provincial Police Barracks providing an interactive story of Rum Running and the infamous murder of Constable Lawson; the Hillcrest Mine Disaster Cemetery takes the visitor on a self guided tour of the largest mine disaster in Canada; Leitch Collieries provides a self guided tour of the mine works; the award-winning Heritage Driving Tour takes the visitor throughout the communities.

  • There are unique venues for weddings and receptions with a spectacular mountain backdrop for your special day.
  • There are an exceptional selection of restaurants and coffee shops that are sure to pleasure your palate, many of which are listed on Trip Advisor.
  • The Crowsnest Pass hosts many events and festivals throughout the year for the community and visitors.

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