A true hidden gem nestled on the edge of the Rockies. A Full service Golf Course with a small town charm. Everyone is welcome!
The Chiniki Cultural Centre is where culture meets cuisine for experience. The heart of the Chiniki Cultural Centre are the exhibits, a unique presentation of Chiniki culture, history, and way of life. Guests can learn more through a self-guided tour of the exhibits and cultural displays, and view First Nation artifacts kindly shared by nation members. Elders and Guides will be glad to answer any questions and point out some of the more interesting elements in the exhibits. The Chiniki Nation is part of the Stoney Nakoda alliance and formed under the leadership of Chief John Chiniquay, one of the original signatories of Treaty 7. Located in the immediate foothills of the majestic Rocky Mountains, the centre presents panoramic views while still enjoying proximity to the Trans Canada Highway in Morley. The centre is open year round and also includes a gallery shop featuring locally crafted Indigenous artwork and jewellery, along with a restaurant and Tipi Encampment.
The Bellevue Underground Mine is the only authentic underground mine tour in western Canada. The tour is approximately one hour long into the original mine. The mine's temperature sits at just above freezing point all year round. Equipped with a miner's helmet and lamp, guests explore the rich cultural history of an authentic underground mine.
This action packed 20-minute tour out of the Icefields Adventure Base is jam packed with 6 glaciers, alpine lakes, jagged peaks, and a 900 foot waterfall. This is one experience on your Icefields Parkway journey that you won't want to miss!
The Ice Bubbles tour is a full day, uniquely Canadian destination experience offered mid-December to mid-April. This day out is built around an incredible natural phenomenon on Abraham Lake, where methane gas bubbles freeze at various depths under the lake surface. The result: A photo safari like no other!
Go deep at Fortress Mountain this winter for a full-day of fantastic treeline snowshoeing! Trek through surreal winter landscapes made famous in Hollywood blockbusters, The Revenant and Inception. Includes backcountry lunch by campfire. Located only 1 hour from Calgary, ideal for active individuals with previous hiking or snowshoeing experience.
Explore the trails of the Canadian Rockies. Small group tours are available weekly from mid-April to late October and private tours are available daily, on your schedule. Enjoy the comfort that comes with a guide who knows the area's trails, wildlife and terrain so that you can focus on hiking while the rest is taken care of.
Allow your First Nation's experience to come alive. Sit and talk with an Elder, hear their perspectives and learn from their wise counsel. Witness the talent and beauty of native dancing, drumming and singing in a traditional setting. Performance exhibitions happen regularly at the Centre by the artistic talent and craftsmanship of First Nation artisans. Watch the artists work, talk to them as they create, and learn how they have embraced the creativity of their ancestors. Explore the beauty of the land with guided nature walks. The residents share the land with deer, moose, bears and an assortment of wildlife. They live in peace with them all and would welcome showing you how the earth has sustained us with her bounty and her beauty. Each admission includes access to the Cultural Centre exhibit package as part of your experience. The weather and seasons can impact availability, but is open year-round.
Rockies Heli's Icefield Adventure Base offers helicopter tours for those who like to venture off the beaten track and fully immerse themselves into the incredible sights and sounds of nature. Epic views abound as you soar over Rocky Mountain peaks, getting a unique birds-eye view of glaciers, rivers, lakes, and waterfalls from a perspective that few are lucky enough to see. You’re now in the perfect spot to enjoy heli-hiking, camping, fishing, or even yoga. Or maybe just pull out a picnic and some bubbly while relaxing with Mother Nature.
Go visit the Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery, and listen to a live evening concert with fiddle player Patti Kusturok and Jeremy Rusu on piano.Tickets are $15/person, sold in advance at the Gallery or at the door. Drop by their website for more information. It's an night of pure entertainment you wouldn't want to miss!
The Fall Service of the McDougall Stoney Mission Society is an unbroken tradition since the early 1970's. It marks the end of the Summer Interpretive Season at the Morleyville Site and welcomes visitors to hear an update on the Site and some words of inspiration from several community leaders. Their mission statement is to preserve and maintain the historic McDougall Stoney Mission Church, landmarks for visitors worldwide! Join them to celebrate the exceptional pioneer heritage of Western Canada that is uniquely reflected in the story of the Morleyville Settlement. They encourage everyone to understand history – through interpretive walks and presentations, connect with the Stoney Nation - through fellowship, special events and cultural displays and explore regional culture - through art, dance, theater and craft! Learn about local ecology and nature – interpret the biology, geology and botany of the site and surrounding area, including local Indigenous knowledge of the region.
EatCrow is a flavour extravaganza celebrating the fantastic variety of food and beverage offerings in the Crowsnest Pass. The month long festival has many events and contributions from the multitude of restaurants, pubs and bars. Gala brunch, cocktail party, progressive dinners, appy crawl - all kinds of things to excite your taste buds. Come out and enjoy all the offerings and support the local establishments.