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435 mi 700 km of trail 8 Featured Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 19 Trails Intermediate Trails 19 Trails Hard Trails 16 Trails
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gem Favorite Valley of the Ten Peaks: Time stands still during this beautiful early morning at Moraine Lake in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta.

Moraine Lake

(8) Lake Lo…, AB
gem Favorite Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.

Lake Louise

(5) Lake Lo…, AB

Featured Runs in Banff National Park - 8

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Favorite You'll pack on quite a bit of vertical in a very short time on this hike!
Difficult

Cory & Edith Passes

8.1 mi 13.0 km • Loop • 3,312 ft Ascent 1009.57 m Ascent

(9) Banff, AB
Favorite Waterfall next to Lake Agnes tea house
Intermediate

Lake Agnes and Big Beehive

6.1 mi 9.9 km • Out and Back • 1,892 ft Ascent 576.82 m Ascent

(12) Lake Lo…, AB
Favorite Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.
Intermediate

Plain of Six Glaciers to Mirror Pond Loop

9.2 mi 14.8 km • Loop • 2,569 ft Ascent 783.13 m Ascent

(15) Lake Lo…, AB
Favorite Jonas Pass, looking northwest.
Difficult

Brazeau Loop

49.3 mi 79.3 km • Loop • 6,084 ft Ascent 1854.43 m Ascent

(1) Golden, BC
Favorite Incredible views abound at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park!
Extremely Difficult

Northover Ridge Figure Eight

29.2 mi 47.0 km • Loop • 5,129 ft Ascent 1563.39 m Ascent

(2) Canmore, AB
Favorite Larch meadows and creek along the trail to Healy Pass.
Intermediate/Difficult

Healy Pass Out and Back

11.6 mi 18.6 km • Loop • 2,181 ft Ascent 664.7 m Ascent

(1) Banff, AB
Favorite The Three Sisters Peaks from the summit of Wind Ridge.
Difficult

Wind Ridge Out and Back

8.5 mi 13.7 km • Out and Back • 2,484 ft Ascent 757.14 m Ascent

(1) Canmore, AB
Favorite Nigel Creek is below the trail near the Nigel Creek Trailhead.
Intermediate

Nigel Pass

9.6 mi 15.4 km • Out and Back • 1,081 ft Ascent 329.57 m Ascent

(1) Golden, BC

Trails in Banff National Park - 46

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2.8 mi 4.5 km #1Cory Pass
Difficult
Banff, AB
Difficult
2.8 mi 4.5 km Banff, AB
0.8 mi 1.2 km #2Fairview Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake Louise, AB
Intermediate/Difficult
0.8 mi 1.2 km Lake Louise, AB
3.8 mi 6.2 km #3Helen Lake Trail
Difficult
Lake Louise, AB
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.2 km Lake Louise, AB
132.9 mi 213.9 km #4Great Divide Trail - Section C (Kananaskis Lakes to Field)
Difficult
Canmore, AB
Difficult
132.9 mi 213.9 km Canmore, AB
3.3 mi 5.3 km #5Razor's Edge
Extremely Difficult
Canmore, AB
Extremely Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Canmore, AB
122.9 mi 197.7 km #6Great Divide Trail - Section E (Saskatchewan Crossing to Jasper)
Difficult
Golden, BC
Difficult
122.9 mi 197.7 km Golden, BC
4.6 mi 7.5 km #7Heart Mountain Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Canmore, AB
Intermediate/Difficult
4.6 mi 7.5 km Canmore, AB
18.3 mi 29.5 km #8South Boundary Trail: Nigel Creek Trailhead to Brazeau Lake
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, BC
Intermediate/Difficult
18.3 mi 29.5 km Golden, BC
20.6 mi 33.2 km #9Great Divide Trail - Northover Ridge Alternate Route
Difficult
Canmore, AB
Difficult
20.6 mi 33.2 km Canmore, AB
7.8 mi 12.5 km #10Great Divide Trail - South Kananaskis Pass Alternate Route
Difficult
Canmore, AB
Difficult
7.8 mi 12.5 km Canmore, AB
1.6 mi 2.6 km #11Parker Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Jasper Park Lodge, AB
2.0 mi 3.1 km #12Plain of Six Glaciers Trail
Intermediate
Lake Louise, AB
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.1 km Lake Louise, AB
0.2 mi 0.4 km #13Moraine Lake Viewpoint Trail
Easy
Lake Louise, AB
Easy
0.2 mi 0.4 km Lake Louise, AB
2.2 mi 3.5 km #14Lakeshore Trail
Easy
Lake Louise, AB
Easy
2.2 mi 3.5 km Lake Louise, AB
2.2 mi 3.5 km #15Lake Agnes Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lake Louise, AB
Easy/Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Lake Louise, AB
4.6 mi 7.5 km #16Prairie View Trail
Intermediate
Canmore, AB
Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.5 km Canmore, AB
17.2 mi 27.6 km #17Northover Ridge Trail
Extremely Difficult
Canmore, AB
Extremely Difficult
17.2 mi 27.6 km Canmore, AB
4.5 mi 7.3 km #18Edith Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Banff, AB
Intermediate/Difficult
4.5 mi 7.3 km Banff, AB
1.7 mi 2.8 km #19Consolation Lakes Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lake Louise, AB
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Lake Louise, AB
1.8 mi 2.9 km #20Tunnel Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Banff, AB
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Banff, AB

Photos of Banff National Park - 88

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Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.
Feb 6, 2017 near Lake Lo…, AB
Castleguard Mountain in the distance (center) rises above Saskatchewan Glacier. Melt water from the glacier is the beginning of the North Saskatchewan River.
Sep 22, 2019 near Jasper…, AB
Mount Athabasca (left), Hilda Peak (center left), and Wilcox Peak (right) are seen to the west from Parker Ridge Trail.
Sep 22, 2019 near Jasper…, AB
Incredible views abound at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park!
Apr 20, 2015 near Canmore, AB
Lake Louise glimmers beautifully along the Lake Louise Lakeshore Trail.
Feb 4, 2017 near Lake Lo…, AB
Mt. Edith and Cory Pass.
Apr 30, 2015 near Banff, AB
Waterfall along the Upper Kananaskis Trail.
Aug 5, 2019 near Canmore, AB
The Three Sisters Peaks from the summit of Wind Ridge.
Oct 26, 2018 near Canmore, AB

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