The Taylor Lake hike in Banff National Park is an enjoyable hike up the lower slopes of Mount Bell to a beautiful mountain lake. The forest along the Taylor Lake trail is quite lush, in large part due to the creek the trail follows for most of its length.
Arethusa Cirque is an extremely scenic short Kananaskis hike near the Highwood Pass. It’s not as well-known as the nearby Ptarmigan Cirque trail or the Pocaterra Ridge hike, but it offers a ton of varied Rocky Mountain scenery for a moderate amount of effort.
The Ptarmigan Cirque hike is a very popular Kananaskis trail near the Highwood Pass (the highest paved pass in Canada). This fun, kid-friendly Kananaskis hike offers hikers a wide variety of excellent mountain scenery over a relatively short distance.
Welcome to our favourite month in Banff! What makes visiting Banff in September so great? September, while technically still summer for most of the month, is when we enjoy fall colours and temperatures.
Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park stands as a testament to nature’s unparalleled grandeur. Throughout the year, Banff welcomes adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and seekers of solitude from around the globe. But there is one season, in particular, when the park reveals its most enchanting secret – the brief but breathtaking …
We’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy a multitude of the best larch hikes in Alberta. We are always so awestruck by the beauty of fall in Banff, Canmore and Kananaskis that we make it a priority to take the kids out hiking as much as we can in the fall. It’s true, not all hikes …
Kananaskis Country has long been one of our favorite places to go for hiking. It’s a place where you can find hikes to satisfy all levels of fitness without having to look very hard. In this list of easy Kananaskis hikes you’ll find some of our favorites.
Moraine Lake in Banff tops most visitors must-see list when they plan a trip to Banff National Park. And for good reason! Moraine Lake might just be one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Even us locals don’t tire of seeing Moraine Lake.
While we believe that there’s so much more to do around Lake Louise that could easily fill much more than a 2-day Lake Louise itinerary, we also recognize that not everyone has unlimited time.
Each time we hike to the Ink Pots we are reminded of what a special place this is in Banff National Park. The blue-green color of the ponds never ceases to amaze and the mountain scenery surrounding is nothing short of spectacular.