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This magical resort town is nestled within Banff National Park and provides the best access to the area's world-class outdoor activities and breathtaking scenery and wildlife.

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Hike to the Hoodoos, Banff

Banff, Alberta

3 mi / 295.3 ft gain

Hike Tunnel Mountain, Banff

Banff, Alberta

5.0
2.7 mi / 984.3 ft gain

Rock Climb Plutonian Shores in Banff

Banff, Alberta

1.0

Explore Vermillion Lakes in Banff National Park

Banff, Alberta

4.8

Rock Climb Escargot Corner

Banff, Alberta

Take in the View at the Mount Norquay Green Spot

Banff, Alberta

3.0

Dawn to Dusk in Banff National Park

Banff, Alberta

5.0
6.8 mi

Hike Cascade Mountain, Banff NP

Banff, Alberta

7.5 mi / 4800 ft gain

Ski at Mount Norquay

Banff, Alberta

5.0

Guides and stories

A Winter Photography Tour in the Canadian Rockies

Nick Palastro

An Early June Photography Tour of the Canadian Rockies

Nick Palastro

It's Time to Plan Your Ski Trip to the Canadian Rockies

Kyle Frost

When Crowds Are Well Worth the View: Exploring Banff National Park

Karissa Frye

Here’s How to Avoid the Summer Crowds in Banff and Jasper National Parks

Matt Van Swol

5 Adventures for One Epic Day in Banff National Park

Alyssa + Hannah ODYSEA

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