Where to SUP in Canmore, Banff & the Bow Valley
TOP 5 Best SUP Spots for 2019 in the Bow Valley:
The Canmore Reservoir - Canmore
Setting: Lake, Ha-Ling Peak towers over the lake
Location: Across from the Canmore Nordic Center
Difficulty: * – beautiful water color and easy access makes this the best place to SUP in Canmore
Put in: There is a very accessible place to launch your board. Park at the parking lot directly across from the Nordic Center. This put in allows for an ideal spot to park, launch and relax.
Two Jack Lake – Banff
Location: Road on the Minnewanka Loop
Difficulty: * – calm, warmer waters
Put in: There is a very accessible place to launch your board. There is a drive up put in where you can unload all equipment and launch your board into the shallow waters. Picnic tables on a peninsula make this an ideal spot to SUP and have a lunch date!
Location: K-Country, 20 minutes from Canmore
Put in: Drive up the Kananaskis road from Canmore about 20 minutes and you reach Goat Pond on your right. This is a shallow lake with easy access. Check out the chopped off trees a couple of feet below the waters surface!
Lake Morraine/Lake Louise
Location: Lake Louise
Put in: Parking lots for two of the worlds most beautiful lakes fills up quickly during the summer months. To avoid crowds, get to the lakes early am or late afternoon. Stunning lakes that are two of our favorite spots on earth!
Johnson Lake – Banff
Put in: This is where locals come to swim, play in the sand and soak up the sun Easy access to the lake with a put in right beside the parking lot. Picturesque scenery and clear waters make this a go to spot in the Bow Valley.
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