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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.

9 hours ago

20 hours ago

Loved this hike! Started at the bottom (lake Louise) with sunshine and when we got to the tea house it was snowing! Got there just in time! Check dates and hours when the tea house is open!!! Great hike! Good workout and great views!

Very nice hike, LOTS of people, very popular spot! Been on this hike twice, about 1-2 return.

1 day ago

1 day ago

First 5km are paved (boring). The loop at the end of the pavement is great and not crowded (on a Tuesday). Recommend that you ride a bike to end of pavement and then hike the loop, riding back after.

My first time I did this trek I was an hour and 40 minutes getting to the top. I recently wanted to test how far Ive come since my first summit and ive knocked it down to an hour and 2 minutes. The hike itself is fairly boring. Its always very High trafficked, mostly zig zagging along where the gondola runs. Theres a nice waterfall aboit half way up always makes for a good rest spot. The views at the top are great, thoigh when I summit I usually go off the walking trail to the more eastern peaks makes for some fun scrambles. J.

Beautiful trail! Opens up to a gorgeous meadow. However I would wait to hike it when the snow is gone and the ground drys up. It is currently muddy with lots of snow still on the ground . Would be perfect for a sunny day.

2 days ago

Had a great time hiking out to the lake today. Some parts of the trail are tricky to follow because of the snow, but it wasn't too bad. Follow the footsteps and you'll be fine. Not sure if I would backpack out there, all the melting snow made the campsites pretty soaked.

2 days ago

A wonderful hike up the mountain to the tea room. Beautiful views.