Cave and Basin Trails

EASY 21 reviews
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Cave and Basin Trails is a 2.9 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Banff, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.9 km
ELEVATION GAIN
90 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

snow

walking
15 days ago

River views, lots of horse poop. Cute board walk. More of a walk.

trail running
19 days ago

Ran it first, then hiked it. Pretty flat. Saw elk and dodged horse poo.

21 days ago

It was an okay walk. Did not consider it a hike. Paved part of the way and then follows the horse trail. A few nice views of the river. The marsh is quite overgrown, so not much is visible. Saw an elk cow.

10 months ago

Very disappointed by this trail. Nothing much to see and most of the trail is for horseback riding as well so a lot of waste around. You need to watch your footing the whole time. The only plus is the beautiful river view.

hiking
10 months ago

BUG! SPRAY! Holy mosquitos. The Bow River view is gorgeous.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Great Boardwalk hike for the kids even in winter. Warm hot springs run off has lots of small fish

walking
Saturday, October 01, 2016

This is our trip to the Cave & Basin National Historic Site since it's latest renovations, we have been here a few times in the past years. The building structure looked a little different, a new face lift, the trail behind looked the same to me, it's an easy walk up and down the wooden stairs and boardwalks.

walking
Sunday, March 13, 2016

Short walk, smelly! Not much to see.

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9 months ago

recorded Cave and Basin Trails

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10 months ago

walking
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Monday, September 12, 2016

Saturday, October 17, 2015

hiking
Monday, July 27, 2015