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Banff is Canada's most visited National Park. Banff's eastern gate is located approximately 100 km west of Calgary in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and stretches 240 km along the eastern slope of the Continental Divide.
Originally set aside to preserve sulphur hot springs for public use, Banff's towering peaks and beautiful meadows make it among Canada's most incredible holiday areas.

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Things to Do in Banff National Park

Columbia Icefields

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Jasper and Banff National Park's Columbia Icefields. Explore Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields.

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Banff Gondola Ride Admission

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Enjoy stunning panoramas of six different mountain ranges on the state-of-the-art Banff Gondola. Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird's-eye view of town and vistas of Canada's first national park.

Banff Lake Minnewanka Cruise

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Majestic views of the Canadian Rockies while cruising beautiful Lake Minnewanka on this panoramic 1-hour interpretive cruise. Learn Native folklore while scanning the lake shore for big-horned sheep, deer, bald eagle and even the occasional bear. Cruise over to Devil's Gap for incredible views of the Prairies and surrounding mountains.

Tour Moraine Lake

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Moraine Lake is a stunning glacially-fed lake located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Famous and iconic, Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies and is renowned for its breathtaking turquoise-blue waters and stunning surrounding mountain peaks.

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Banff Dog Sledding

Banff Dog Sledding

Dog sledding is a unique and exhilarating winter activity, and Banff National Park offers opportunities for visitors to experience this traditional mode of travel through snowy landscapes.

Dog Sledding Tours

Various outfitters in and around Banff offer dog sledding tours, providing participants with the chance to ride on a sled pulled by a team of energetic and well-trained sled dogs.

Banff Winter Wilderness Experience

Dog sledding tours in Banff often take participants through scenic winter landscapes, including snow-covered forests and open meadows. It's a chance to enjoy the tranquility of the snowy wilderness.

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Tours are led by experienced mushers (dog sled drivers) who guide the sled and manage the sled dog team. Guides often share information about dog sledding, the dogs, and the natural environment.

Interacting with Sled Dogs

Participants usually have the opportunity to meet and interact with the sled dogs before or after the tour. This can include learning about the different dog breeds used in sledding and understanding their roles in the team.

Dog sledding is Family-Friendly Activity

Dog sledding is generally a family-friendly activity, and many outfitters offer tours suitable for various age groups. It can be an exciting and educational experience for children and adults alike.

Duration of Dog sledding Tours

Dog sledding tours can vary in duration, ranging from shorter introductory trips to longer excursions that provide a more in-depth experience of dog sledding and the surrounding winter scenery.

Equipment Provided

Outfitters typically provide all necessary equipment, including the sled, harnesses, and other gear. Participants are often advised to dress warmly and wear appropriate winter clothing.

Booking in Advance

It's advisable to book dog sledding tours in advance, especially during peak winter months when demand is high. Check with specific outfitters for availability, tour options, and any special considerations.

Seasonal Availability

Dog sledding tours are generally available during the winter months when there is sufficient snow cover. Check with outfitters for seasonal availability and tour schedules.

Responsible Dog Sledding

Choose reputable outfitters that prioritize the well-being and ethical treatment of their sled dogs. Responsible operators ensure that the dogs are well-cared-for and that the activity follows sustainable and ethical practices.

Dog sledding in Banff offers a memorable and adventurous experience, allowing visitors to connect with the winter wilderness while enjoying the enthusiasm and energy of a team of sled dogs.

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Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, offers stunning natural landscapes and a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Banff National Park

Explore the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park, Canada's first national park. Take scenic drives along the Icefields Parkway and Bow Valley Parkway for breathtaking views.

Lake Louise

Visit the iconic Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters and stunning mountain backdrop. Enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, or simply taking in the scenery.

Moraine Lake

Marvel at the striking beauty of Moraine Lake, surrounded by ten towering mountain peaks. Take a hike around the lake or rent a canoe to experience its splendor up close.

Banff Gondola

Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the Bow Valley. Explore the boardwalk and visit the interpretive center.

Hiking Banff

Banff offers a plethora of hiking trails for all skill levels. Some popular trails include Johnston Canyon, Plain of Six Glaciers, and Sentinel Pass.

Banff Wildlife Viewing

Keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, deer, bears, and bighorn sheep. Wildlife spotting tours are also available.

Banff Hot Springs

Relax in the Banff Upper Hot Springs while enjoying mountain views.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Paddle along the Bow River, Lake Louise or Bow Lake for a peaceful and scenic experience. Banff has some spectacular places for Canoeing and Kayaking.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Banff

In winter, Banff transforms into a winter wonderland with opportunities for skiing and snowboarding at resorts like Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mount Norquay.

Banff Dog Sledding and Ice Walks

Experience the thrill of dog sledding or join an ice walk to explore frozen canyons and waterfalls during the winter months.

Town of Banff

Stroll through the charming town of Banff with its shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Banff Park Museum and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies for cultural insights.

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield covers an area of approximately 325 square kilometers (125 square miles). It is one of the largest icefields in North America and is the source of several major glaciers.

Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway, also known as Highway 93, is a world-renowned scenic highway that stretches through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, connecting Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is famous for its unique shape that resembles the head of a wolf. It is named after Bill Peyto, an early trail guide and trapper in the Banff area.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

Learn about the history of Banff National Park and the discovery of the hot springs at the Cave and Basin historic site.

Banff National Park by Horseback

Exploring Banff by horseback is a classic and enjoyable way to experience the stunning landscapes and scenic trails of the Canadian Rockies.