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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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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 Mountain Ranges

Banff Mountain Ranges

Banff National Park is situated in the Canadian Rockies, and within its borders, there are several notable mountain ranges, each contributing to the park's breathtaking scenery. Here are some prominent mountain ranges within or near Banff National Park.

Banff Fairholme Mountain Range

Location: This range is located to the west of the town of Banff. It includes prominent peaks like Mount Girouard and Mount Peechee.

Sawback Mountain Range

Location: Situated to the northwest of Banff, the Sawback Range includes notable peaks such as Mount St. Bride and Mount Brewster.

Banff Waputik Mountain Range

Location: The Waputik Range is found on the western edge of Banff National Park, near the border with Yoho National Park. Notable peaks include Mount Collie and Mount Balfour.

Bow Mountain Range

Location: The Bow Range is a significant mountain range in Banff National Park, running along the eastern side of the park. It includes iconic peaks like Mount Temple, Mount Fairview, and Mount Bowlen.

Banff Front Range

Location: The Front Ranges are situated along the eastern edge of Banff National Park, including areas near Lake Minnewanka. They contribute to the park's diverse landscapes.

Banff Slate Mountain Range

Location: Located to the west of Lake Louise, the Slate Range includes peaks like Mount St. Piran and Mount Niblock.

Vermilion Mountain Range

Location: The Vermilion Range is situated near the town of Banff, to the northeast. It includes Mounts Norquay and Vermilion.

Banff Ten Peaks Mountain Range

Location: The Ten Peaks are a striking group of summits located near Moraine Lake. The range is well-known for its stunning views and includes notable peaks like Mount Fay and Wenkchemna Peak.

Ottertail Mountain Range

Location: This range is located in the northern part of Banff National Park, featuring peaks like Mount Costigan and Mount Michener.

Ramparts Mountain Range

Location: While primarily associated with Jasper National Park, the Ramparts are located to the northwest of Banff. These towering limestone cliffs are part of the Continental Divide.

These mountain ranges collectively contribute to the dramatic and varied landscapes that define Banff National Park.

Visitors can explore the park's numerous trails, valleys, and scenic viewpoints to experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Canadian Rockies from different vantage points.

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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.