28 Mar 2018

Discover Johnston Canyon with Banff Adventures!

Planning on talking advantage of Banff’s natural beauty by exploring one of the many canyons on an ice walk? Due to their family friendly nature, ice walk tours are the perfect choice for those looking to experience nature up close with the added safety of a man made walkway.
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9 Jan 2017

Celebrating Canada's 150th with Banff Adventures: Winter Edition

With Canada’s 150th anniversary officially upon us, there’s no better time to unleash your inner sense of adventure and explore the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. In celebration of our national milestone, Parks Canada has announced that 2017 park passes will be free to the public.

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26 Feb 2016

The History of Banff National Park and Banff Upper Hot Springs

Prior to exploration by Europeans in the 19th century, the area that is now known as Banff National Park was home to First Nations people. They had been using the hot springs in the region as a source of healing and renewal for hundreds of years.
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26 Feb 2016

Your Guide to Bears and Safety in Banff National Park

If you're coming to Banff and spending some time in the national park to appreciate the wildlife, you've probably thought about the possibility of seeing a bear in it's natural habitat.
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29 Jul 2015

Seeing Wildlife is a Rare Privilege

Seeing Wildlife is a Rare Privilege

Banff National Park is an enduring symbol of Canada’s wild frontier. More than the trees, mountains and fresh, clear water, it is the chance to see Banff’s abundant wildlife – bears, moose, elk and other creatures – that inspire people’s imaginations and attract the park’s many visitors. Whether you see them across a meadow during a hike, or spot them using one of the many wildlife crossings as you drive through the park, you know Banff is one of the special places on Earth.

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1 Jun 2015

The Return of the Bison

The Return of the Bison

We have come far enough – and we have learned enough – since our actions almost drove bison to extinction in North America in the mid 19th century. Beginning in the late 1800s and continuing through the 20th century by establishing managed herds in Banff, Buffalo, Wood Buffalo and Elk Island National Parks, Canada took a leadership role in bringing Plains and Wood Bison back from the brink of annihilation.

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