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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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Snowboarding in Banff

Snowboarding in Banff

Banff National Park offers fantastic opportunities for snowboarding, with its world-class ski resorts and stunning mountain landscapes.

Banff Ski Resorts

Banff Mount Norquay

This resort, located near the town of Banff, provides a range of slopes for all skill levels, making it an excellent option for snowboarders. The terrain park offers features for freestyle enthusiasts.

Lake Louise Ski Resort

Known for its breathtaking scenery, Lake Louise Ski Resort offers diverse terrain, from groomed runs to challenging slopes. The resort provides a welcoming environment for snowboarders.

Sunshine Village

This high-altitude resort offers a variety of terrain suitable for snowboarders of all levels. Sunshine Village is accessible via a gondola from the town of Banff.

Terrain Parks

Each of the major resorts in Banff National Park has dedicated terrain parks with features such as jumps, rails, and boxes, catering to snowboarders who enjoy freestyle riding.

Backcountry Snowboarding

For experienced snowboarders, Banff National Park offers opportunities for backcountry riding. Ensure you have the necessary skills, avalanche safety knowledge, and backcountry equipment before venturing into the wilderness.

Cross-Country Snowboarding

The park features cross-country skiing trails that are also open to snowboarders. Enjoy gliding through snowy landscapes on designated trails.

Snowboarding Lessons

Ski resorts in Banff provide snowboarding lessons for beginners and those looking to improve their skills. Professional instructors can help newcomers get started and provide tips for more experienced riders.

Terrain Variety

Whether you prefer carving down groomed runs, tackling challenging steeps, or hitting jumps in the terrain park, Banff's ski resorts offer a variety of terrain to suit different snowboarding preferences.

Banff Winter Events

Banff occasionally hosts winter events and competitions, including snowboarding events. Check the local event calendar for any snowboarding competitions or festivals during your visit.

Equipment Rentals

Ski and snowboard equipment rentals are readily available at the resorts and in the town of Banff, allowing visitors to access the gear they need without bringing their own.

Banff's Winter Scenery

One of the unique aspects of snowboarding in Banff is the stunning winter scenery. The Canadian Rockies provide a picturesque backdrop as you carve through the snow.

Banff National Park Entry

Banff National Park requires an entry fee with seasonal passes available, and the fees contribute to the conservation and maintenance of the park. Whether you're a seasoned snowboarder or trying it for the first time, Banff National Park's ski resorts and winter landscapes offer a memorable and exhilarating experience.

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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.