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Johnston Canyon Icewalk
Hike on steel walkways built into the canyon walls and get an airy view of the canyon below. Travel through breathtaking scenery and nature on your way to the trail head and learn about the history and geology of Johnston Canyon.This popular wal""Join this small-group Banff guided tour and hike on steel walkways which have been built into the canyon walls. Travel through prime wildlife habitat and learn how Johnston Canyon was formed. You'll be led past lower falls and end up at breathtaking uptitle=Icewalk+Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+beautiful+tour+of+the+Johnston+Canyon+Icewalk%AE&2=Look+out+for+the+various+types+of+wildlife+which+inhabit+the+area&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+geology+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Complimentary+pick"""Banff Canada"
From CAD71.00
 
Maligne Valley and Wildlife Tour
"There’s only one way to see the splendor that is the winter wildlife and nature of Jasper National Park. This guided tour takes you in a van through the most stunning sites of the park including Athabasca Valley Maligne Valley and Medicine Lake. See the diversity in the National Park as the van rolls along. There is minimal walking. Get great photos of animals along the way including Elk deer sheep goats
From CAD68.00
 
Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Guided Tour
"During your visit you will see wolf behavior first-hand through the wolfdogs at the Yamnuska Sanctuary. This is a great opportunity to learn the key differences between wolves and dogs and dispel some of the many myths surrounding wolves and wolf dogs. There will be plenty of photo opportunities and ample time to speak with the sanctuary guardian who will answer all your questions. This exclusive tour has limited availability and restr"""Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary welcomes visitors to come see its beautiful wolfdogs and learn all about them. This 45-minute tour provides a closeup and intimate look at wolf-dogs. During your visit you will gain a better understanding about wild wolves and their importance in the natural environment."
From CAD41.00

Banff National Park Tips (8)

MORAINE LAKE

The Valley of the Ten Peaks surround MORAINE LAKE.The highest peak is Deltaform at 3,424 metres (11,230 feet) and all the peaks---Fay, Little, Bowlen, Perren, Septa, Allen, Tuzo, Neptuak, Deltaform...
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LoriPori
Feb 16, 2005

http://www.worldweb.com/parkscanada-banff/locdir_e

Banff National ParkBanff National Park is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains on the Alberta side of the Continental Divide. It is situated 128 kilometres (80 miles) west of Calgary, 401...
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Simonneeddy
Nov 13, 2002

No shortage of cash machines

Sometimes when going to sites that are a bit remote, like Banff, I wonder whether I will be able to get more cash if I need it. Most places in Canada have at least one ATM, but once in a while a...
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MissAntarctica2002
Feb 18, 2004

Make the most of your time

The best thing about Banff is the scenery. I have been all around the Americas and the only thing that comes close is maybe Santa Marta area in Colombia.The tip I would like to give skiers is to go...
chrisbanff
Dec 15, 2008

How to get there

Banff National Park is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains on the Alberta side of the Continental Divide. It is situated 128 kilometres (80 miles) west of Calgary, 401 kilometres (250 miles)...
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sunnywong
Sep 07, 2002

National Park Entrance Fees & Permits

Fees vary from Park to Park - some fees are activity/facility related - visitors planning on travelling throughout several parks in the mountains are advised to purchase the Western Annual Pass - it...
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sunnywong
Sep 14, 2002

Banff National Park

Banff National Park is the most famous of the Canadian Rockies' parks, which makes it Canada's leading tourist attraction - so be prepared for the crowds that throng its key centers, Banff and Lake...
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sunnywong
Sep 15, 2002

Great Scenery

Just get out and about & see this world class scenery for yourself - you will be rewarded countless times. Even the trees proclaim Banff's great beautySignalling clearly "V" for victory
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scottishvisitor
Sep 01, 2005
 
 
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"CANADA'S FIRST NATIONAL PARK"
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Things to Do Near Banff National Park

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Cave and Basin

Tourism in the area started here with this Hot springs Cave. Today bathing is no longer allowed in the cave ( you can view it though) but you can still visit the site and hike the trails in the nearby...
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Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum

This was one of the best museums I visited on this trip, the everyday scences resembling the life of the Buffalo Nation People are outstanding. Our visit gave me an understanding of these people which...
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Johnston Canyon

We decided to begin our trip with a visit to Johnston Canyon, one of the parks most popular hikes. Perhaps we should have picked another time than a gorgeous Sunday afternoon because the trail was...
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Upper Hot Springs

We only had 1 day to sight-see in Banff. We had spent the previous day on the road from Jasper so today we just wanted to do something local. Perfect! I had seen pictures of the hot springs and...
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Bow Falls

Early Sunday morning, we were in town and looking to kill some time, and we ended up hiking along this trail - you take Banff ave across the river, and the trailhead begins about here. For the first...
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Hiking/Trails

One of the most easily accessible alpine meadows in the Rockies is the Sunshine Meadows area, just west of Banff. A ski area in the summer, the Sunshine Meadows complex stays open in the summer to...
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