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.
Blessed with stunning mountain scenery, the Chester Lake hike is one of the best hikes in Kananaskis. It’s certainly one of the Kananaskis hikes we have done most often in our lives.
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 …
For a few special weeks every fall, Alberta hikers go crazy with larch tree fever. Parking lots for the best larch hikes in Alberta fill before dawn and social media feeds fill up with images of these beautiful trees and their brilliant golden needles.
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.
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.
Johnston Canyon is one of the most popular places to visit in Banff National Park. There’s a good reason why the Johnston Canyon hike is on everyone’s must-do list for Banff. One of the very best hikes in Banff National Park, it’s a short, easy walk through a deep mountain canyon with many beautiful waterfalls …
Lake Louise is world-renowned for it’s turquoise-blue water and stunning mountain backdrop. While the views are striking from the shores of Lake Louise, getting out on the water in a canoe is a truly Canadian experience. Canoeing Lake Louise is one of the best things to do at Lake Louise, for both novice and experienced …