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Quarry Lake Park

Location: Short trail from dog off-leash area on Spray Lakes Road

Quarry Lake is the locals outdoor swimming pool. Although approximately 100m deep in some places, and only suitable for swimming in July & August it is one of Canmore's favourite recreational areas. How many other places in the world could you find a sand beach surrounded by impressive mountains and trees?

The wonderful setting also makes Quarry Lake a popular place for marriages to take place, with many couples choosing the spectacular scenery and unique location as the perfect place to tie the knot.

Quarry Lake Park is great for spending a day relaxing on the beach, walking the extensive trails, or simply having a picnic.


  • Swimming area
  • Sand beach
  • Benches & picnic tables
  • Composting toilets
  • Dog off-leash area
  • Parking lot
  • Trails