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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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Moraine Lake Hikes

Moraine Lake Hikes

Moraine Lake in Banff National Park is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and offers several hiking opportunities for visitors. Here are some popular hikes around Moraine Lake.

Moraine Lake's Rockpile Hiking Trail

Distance: Approximately 300 meters (0.2 miles) round trip.
Difficulty: Easy.
The Rockpile Trail is a short and easy hike that leads to the top of the rockpile overlooking Moraine Lake. It provides one of the most iconic and photographed views of the lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks.

Larch Valley and Sentinel Pass Hike

Distance: Approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) round trip to Larch Valley, and additional distance to Sentinel Pass.
Hike Difficulty: Moderate to challenging.
The hike to Larch Valley starts from Moraine Lake and takes you through alpine meadows filled with wildflowers. For those seeking a more challenging hike, Sentinel Pass offers even more stunning panoramic views.

Consolation Lakes Hike

Distance: Approximately 5.8 kilometers (3.6 miles) round trip.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate.
This hike takes you through a forested area and opens up to the Consolation Lakes, providing beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers.

Hiking Eiffel Lake

Distance: Approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) round trip.
Hike Difficulty: Moderate.
The Eiffel Lake trailhead is near Moraine Lake and takes you through diverse landscapes, including forests and meadows, leading to the stunning Eiffel Lake with its turquoise waters.

Moraine Lake's Babel Tower Hike

Distance: Approximately 7.8 kilometers (4.8 miles) round trip.
Difficulty: Moderate.
The Babel Tower hike offers great views of Moraine Lake and the surrounding area. It is a less crowded option compared to some of the more popular trails.

Sentinel Pass to Larch Valley Loop Hike

Distance: Approximately 13 kilometers (8 miles) loop.
Hike Difficulty: Challenging.
This loop combines the hikes to Sentinel Pass and Larch Valley, providing a longer and more challenging trek with breathtaking views at higher elevations.

Hiking the Tower of Babel

Distance: Approximately 8 kilometers (5 miles) round trip.
Hike Difficulty: Challenging.
The Tower of Babel hike is a steep and challenging trail that leads to a rock formation with stunning views of Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks.

Before embarking on any hike, check trail conditions, weather forecasts, and ensure you are adequately prepared with proper gear, clothing, and sufficient water. Some hiking trails may have seasonal closures or restrictions to protect wildlife and fragile ecosystems. Always practice Leave No Trace principles to minimize your impact on the environment.

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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.