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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 Mountains

Banff Mountains

Banff National Park, situated in the Canadian Rockies, is surrounded by a stunning array of majestic mountains. Prominent mountains within or near Banff National Park.

Banff's Mount Temple

Location: Located in the Bow Range, Mount Temple is the highest peak in the Lake Louise area and one of the most iconic and challenging mountains to climb in Banff National Park.

Mount Fairview

Location: Also in the Bow Range, Mount Fairview offers breathtaking views of Lake Louise and the surrounding landscapes. It's a popular hiking destination with a well-marked trail.

Banff's Mount Rundle

Location: This iconic mountain dominates the skyline near the town of Banff. Mount Rundle is known for its distinctive jagged profile and is a popular subject for photographers.

Cascade Mountain

Location: Cascade Mountain overlooks the town of Banff and offers panoramic views of the Bow Valley. It's a prominent peak with hiking trails leading to its summit.

Banff's Mount Bourgeau

Location: Situated in the Sawback Range, Mount Bourgeau is a notable peak with a well-known trail leading to its summit. Hikers are rewarded with stunning views of the surrounding area.

Mount Norquay

Location: Mount Norquay is part of the Vermilion Range and is located near the town of Banff. It's known for its accessibility and panoramic views of the Bow Valley.

Banff's Edith Mountain

Location: A distinctive peak in the Sawback Range, Mount Edith is visible from Lake Louise and offers hiking opportunities for those seeking stunning alpine scenery.

Castle Mountain

Location: Castle Mountain is located along the Bow Valley Parkway. Its unique shape and towering presence make it a prominent landmark and a popular subject for photographers.

Mount Assiniboine

Location: While primarily associated with Assiniboine Provincial Park in British Columbia, Mount Assiniboine is visible from various points in Banff National Park. It's often referred to as the "Matterhorn of the Rockies."

Banff's Wapta Mountain

Location: Situated in the Waputik Range, Wapta Mountain is part of the stunning scenery visible from the Icefields Parkway.

Mount Whyte

Location: Adjacent to Lake Louise, Mount Whyte is a visually striking peak with a challenging climbing history. It forms part of the backdrop to the iconic Lake Louise.

These mountains contribute to the awe-inspiring landscapes that make Banff National Park a world-renowned destination for outdoor enthusiasts, hikers, climbers, and photographers.

Whether you're exploring on foot, seeking summit challenges, or simply enjoying the panoramic views, Banff's mountains provide an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

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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.