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.
With so many famous hiking trails around Lake Louise, the Saddleback Mountain hike is often overlooked, which is a shame as it’s a very enjoyable Lake Louise hike.
Lake Louise is a magical place within Banff National Park. The mountains and the brilliant turquoise color of Lake Louise must be seen to be believed. With such a landscape, it’s no surprise that you can enjoy many iconic Lake Louise hikes in the area, including the Plain of Six Glaciers hike.
The East End of Rundle hike is a popular day hike with Canmore and Banff locals. EEOR (pronounced “Eeyore”) is a short, but very steep slog up the eastern ridge of Mount Rundle, a huge mountain separating the 12km between the Town of Banff and Canmore.
The Canadian Rockies are a great place to create lasting memories with your kids. There are so many kid-friendly things to do in Banff and Kananaskis among the rugged beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Many families come to Banff for some easy hiking, but there are also many kid-friendly bike trails in Banff and Kananaskis.
Lake Minnewanka is a very popular day use area in Banff National Park. There are many reasons to visit Lake Minnewanka including spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery, picnics, the Minnewanka Lake cruise, and boat & kayak rentals. But one of our favorite reasons to visit Lake Minnewanka is the highly scenic, easy Stewart Canyon hike.
Banff National Park is home to some of the best hiking in the world. You will find there are Banff hikes for all skill levels, from easy strolls to multi-day treks. Regardless of your skill level it’s important to bring the hiking essentials with you.
Banff National Park is world-famous for its majestic mountain landscape. The rocky mountain landscape has many difficult hikes, but thankfully there are also lots of easy hikes in Banff. In fact, many of the best hikes in Banff National Park are easy.
Effective June 1, Banff National Park has started to offer limited access and services while maintaining physical distancing measures. Please note, Parks Canada is limiting the number of visitors at some of Banff’s top attractions. Parks Canada Banff National Park COVID-19 Updates Please refer to this Parks Canada page for official Banff COVID-19 updates. This … Read more Banff COVID-19 Updates