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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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Icefields Parkway

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.

Icefields Parkway Location

The Icefields Parkway runs north-south through the Canadian Rockies, connecting the town of Jasper in Jasper National Park to Lake Louise in Banff National Park. The entire route is approximately 230 kilometers (143 miles) long.

Scenic Beauty

The Icefields Parkway is celebrated for its breathtaking and diverse scenery. Travelers along this route are treated to panoramic views of towering mountain peaks, glaciers, turquoise lakes, waterfalls, and dense forests.

Icefields Parkway's Glacial Landscapes

The highway passes through an area with numerous glaciers, including the Columbia Icefield, which is one of the largest accumulations of ice and snow south of the Arctic Circle. The Athabasca Glacier is a prominent feature visible from the road.

Columbia Icefield

The Icefields Parkway is home to the Columbia Icefield, a vast expanse of ice that feeds several glaciers, including the Athabasca Glacier. Visitors can take guided tours onto the glacier or visit the Columbia Icefield Skywalk for stunning views.

Athabasca Falls

Located along the Parkway, Athabasca Falls is a powerful waterfall on the Athabasca River. A short walk from the parking area provides access to viewpoints overlooking the falls.

Peyto Lake

While not directly on the Icefields Parkway, a short detour takes visitors to the Peyto Lake viewpoint. The lake is famous for its unique shape resembling a wolf's head and its vibrant turquoise color.

Bow Lake and Num-Ti-Jah Lodge

Bow Lake, with its turquoise waters, is accessible from the Icefields Parkway. Num-Ti-Jah Lodge on the lake offers accommodations and a chance to enjoy the scenic surroundings.

Wildlife Viewing along the Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway provides opportunities for wildlife viewing, including elk, bears, mountain goats, and bighorn sheep. Visitors should be cautious and adhere to wildlife safety guidelines.

Icefields Parkway Hiking Trails

Numerous hiking trails of varying difficulty levels can be accessed from the Icefields Parkway, offering opportunities to explore the surrounding wilderness and enjoy the stunning landscapes on foot.

Dark Sky Preserve

The area around the Icefields Parkway is designated as a Dark Sky Preserve, making it an excellent location for stargazing. On clear nights, the lack of light pollution allows for a remarkable view of the night sky.

The Icefields Parkway is considered one of the most scenic drives in the world, offering travelers an unparalleled journey through the rugged and majestic landscapes of the Canadian Rockies. Whether driving, cycling, or stopping at various viewpoints and attractions along the way, the Icefields Parkway provides an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers.

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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.