Banff Off The Beaten Path

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  • Bridge, Looking At Lower Falls , Johnson Canyon
    Bridge, Looking At Lower Falls , Johnson...
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    Catwalk & Canyon
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Banff

  • 1. Falls/mountains

    MARTIN STABLES HAS THE BEST HORSEBACK RIDE. IT IS A 3 HR. BREAKFAST RIDE. YOU RIDE FOR AND HOUR THEN EAT FOR AN HOUR THEN RIDE A DIFFERENT TRAIL BACK FOR AN HOUR. WHAT A BLAST. A MUST TRY FOR HORSE...

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  • 2. Canadian Veterans Memorial

    THEY WILL NEVER KNOW THE BEAUTY OF THIS PLACE, SEE THE SEASONS CHANGE, ENJOY NATURE'S CHORUS. ALL WE ENJOY WE OWE TO THEM, MEN AND WOMEN WHO LIE BURIED IN THE...

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  • 3. Ever been to a GHOST TOWN?

    When coming off the Highway from Calgary - instead of turning left into Banff - TURN RIGHT! You will enter BANKHEAD, an historic site. Bankhead was a coal mine...

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  • 4. Look for local happenings....

    We were able to see the Royal Canadian Mounted Police do their "Musical Ride", in formation with their beautiful Hanoverian horses. The show started with...

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  • 5. Springs Snail - so tiny .....

    ... and no bigger than an orange seed.The unique Banff Springs Snail lives in the warm springs of the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. The snail is no...

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  • 6. Two Jack Lake - lots of big horn sheep

    On your way to/from Banff to Lake Minnewanka (north of Banff) at least take one time the Minnewanka Loop. It is a very scenic drive along the 'Two Jack Lake'...

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  • 7. Lake Minnewanka

    Lake Minnewanka is situated just some kilometres north of Banff and will take about a 15 minutes drive. It is not so overcrowded like other places around Banff....

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  • 8. ... walk to the top of Sulphur Mountain

    Walk to the top of Sulphur Mountain (2.285 m); it will take about 75 minutes. Enjoy the forest with lots of squirrels and the wonderful views over Banff, Bow...

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  • 9. Lake Louise

    Lake Louise is about 1 hour North of Banff. It's talked about pretty commonly if you are in the area as a place to check out. Essentailly, it's just big pretty...

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  • 10. Look out for Castle Mountain.

    Head on out to Johnston Canyon. It is about a 30 minute drive from Banff.Great trail hiking down in here. I especially love to watch the ice climbers in the...

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