Winter is just around the corner (or, depending on when you’re reading this, might already be here!), and as a Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, Banff National Park is preparing to welcome excited visitors from all over the globe to our beautiful slice of the Canadian wilderness. With world-famous ski hills, incredible panoramas, and so much that’s just waiting for you to explore, it’s no wonder Banff is considered a winter wonderland that can’t be missed!
Banff National Park is a world-famous winter wonderland that beckons outdoor enthusiasts from around the world every year. As the snow blankets the picturesque landscapes, people flock to the Rockies to explore the backcountry and experience the serene beauty of Banff's mountains. If you’re a fan of getting off the beaten path in nature, there is one particular danger you need to be aware of, whether taking guided tours or exploring on your own: avalanche safety.
Explore Banff National Park on two wheels. No cars and surrounded by nature with beautiful views of lakes, creeks and mountains. Take your cycling beyond the ordinary and make it an exhilarating experience. See below a list of trails from beginner to advanced.
Banff National Park is an amazing place. More than the trees, mountains and fresh, clear water, it is the home to abundant wildlife – bears, moose, elk and other critters – that inspire people’s imaginations and attract the park’s many visitors.
One of the major attractions of Banff National Park is the chance to see the incredible wildlife which call Banff their home. While a bear sighting is on the top of most people’s wishlist, there’s also opportunities to see such creatures Elk, Marmots and Bighorn sheep among others.