hiking

views

walking

forest

nature trips

birding

wild flowers

wildlife

lake

kid friendly

mountain biking

trail running

river

waterfall

dogs on leash

cross country skiing

backpacking

camping

snowshoeing

horseback riding

In the fall of 1883, three Canadian Pacific Railway construction workers stumbled across a cave containing hot springs on the eastern slopes of Alberta's Rocky Mountains. From that humble beginning was born Banff National Park, Canada's first national park and the world's third. Spanning 6,641 square kilometres (2,564 square miles) of valleys, mountains, glaciers, forests, meadows and rivers, Banff National Park is one of the world's premier destination spots.

Did this hike today. Gorgeous weather.
Slippery in spots!
"Crowd" thins significantly out after upper falls.

little bit muddy in one spot but a great hike and beautiful view

Great hike on a beautiful day still icy in some areas very busy by the afternoon

Great hike, the falls were just starting to melt, the ink pots were very interesting. Seeing the spring bubbling up through the sand at the bottom of the ponds was pretty cool.

Went April 20 crampons definitely made the hike enjoyable. Saw lots of people struggling in running shoes.

Beautiful view of Banff and surrounding mountains. Easy afternoon hike ☺️

hiking
7 days ago

It's a nice lake, last 200feet is like a swamp your walking through, bring extra socks if going early summer, was 2ND week of July when we went. Basically straight up

hiking
7 days ago

Beautiful Lake, day we went was raining which would have kept the crowds low. Did get to see Eagles as well. Definately recommend for a family hike, might even drag a tube up there next time

hiking
7 days ago

Good trail for beginners all year round. And please wear proper hiking shoes, as a lot of people there did not!

Did this with my wife in January, it was a winter wonderland.

HIGHLY recommended to do this trail in the fall! It is absolutely breath taking. Pretty easy trail.

Super fun hike for a great view although still snow covered and the lakes are frozen over. Will definitely be back in the summer!

hiking
9 days ago

It was relaxing and lots of wild life... I'd defiantly go again! Really easy first one for the year!