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Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, offers a plethora of stunning hiking trails, ranging from easy walks to challenging treks.

Best Hikes in Banff

Banff's Plain of Six Glaciers

This moderate hike begins from Lake Louise and takes you along the shoreline of Lake Louise before ascending to the Plain of Six Glaciers Tea House. The trail offers breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains, and Lake Louise.

Sentinel Pass Hike

This challenging hike starts from Moraine Lake and takes you up to Sentinel Pass, offering stunning panoramic views of the Valley of the Ten Peaks. It's a strenuous hike but worth it for the scenery.

Banff's Sulphur Mountain

Accessible from the town of Banff, this moderately difficult hike leads you to the summit of Sulphur Mountain, where you'll be rewarded with incredible views of the town of Banff, the Bow Valley, and surrounding mountains. You can also take the gondola down if you prefer.

Hiking Banff's Johnston Canyon

This easy to moderate hike takes you along catwalks and bridges into the stunning Johnston Canyon. You'll pass waterfalls, deep pools, and unique rock formations along the way.

Lake Agnes Tea House Hike

Beginning from Lake Louise, this moderate hike takes you through a forested trail to Lake Agnes Tea House, where you can enjoy a cup of tea and homemade baked goods. You can continue on to the Big Beehive for even more impressive views.

Banff's Cascade Amphitheatre Hike

Located near Banff, this moderate hike takes you through a forested valley to a natural amphitheater surrounded by towering peaks. It's a less crowded trail compared to some of the others in the area.

Moraine Lake Shoreline Hiking Trail

This easy trail takes you along the picturesque shoreline of Moraine Lake, offering stunning views of the turquoise water and surrounding mountains. It's a great option for a leisurely stroll.

While enjoying these incredible hikes in Banff National Park, make sure to check hiking trail conditions and difficulty ratings before embarking on any hike. Always practice Leave No Trace principles to help preserve the beauty of Banff National Park for future generations.

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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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Rocky Mountain Train Tickets

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6-Day Rocky Mountaineer from Vancouver to Banff, Icefield, Jasper, Lake Louise. OR 6 Day VIA Rail Banff - Jasper Rocky Mountain Train Tour from Calgary to Vancouver.

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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 Guided Hikes

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The Canadian Rockies dramatic backdrop offers some of North America's most spectacular hikes in Banff and Lake Louise areas of Alberta.

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Get out in Canada's crisp mountain air on one of these four iconic hikes in the Banff and Lake Louise areas of Alberta. The Canadian Rockies offer a dramatic backdrop to explore some of North America's most spectacular hikes, for varying levels and abilities. Trek to classic locations and see spectacular views.

Hike Banff Sunshine Meadows Vistas

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Named the #1 Day Hike in Canada by Lonely Planet! Sunshine Meadows are known by many as the most stunning alpine setting in the Canadian Rockies. Situated at an average elevation of 2220m (7,300'), the meadows straddle the Continental Divide and the boundary between Alberta and British Columbia.

Lake Agnes in Lake Louise Hike

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An iconic mountain summit in the Canmore - Kananaskis region with panoramic views of the Bow and Spray Valleys. Lake Agnes in Lake Louise Hiking Time: Approximately 4-5 hours roudtrip. Hiking Distance: 8km return. Elevation Gain: 700m.

Banff Stanley Glacier Moderate Hike

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Known as Fire and Ice this hike takes switchbacks through remnants of a prescribed fire overgrown by fresh new wildflowers. You'll cross a bubbling glacial stream as you walk beneath Storm Mountain, Mt Whymper, Boom Mountain and arrive at the toe of Stanley Glacier.

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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.