Easy hikes in Banff National Park

10 Easy Hikes in Banff National Park

Banff National Park boasts jaw dropping views of incredible mountain vistas. The park covers over 6,641 square kilometres (2,564 square miles) of pristine wilderness. There are easy hikes that are perfect for families that will allow you to summit mountains, view glaciers, meander through meadows, and swim in lakes. 10 Easy Hikes in Banff National…

Johnson Lake, Banff National Park

Johnson Lake, Banff National Park

Johnson Lake loop is a family favourite for its spectacular views of Mt. Rundle and the Cascade Mountains. Johnson Lake is found in the lower elevation Montane eco-region, which takes up only 3% of Banff National Park and provides important vegetation for elk and other large animals. It is an easy hike that starts at…

Fairview Lookout

Fairview Lookout, Banff National Park

Fairview Lookout is a family friendly trail that climbs through the trees with little views of the surrounding mountains until you reach the lookout. When you reach Fairview Lookout, you are presented with a unique perspective of Lake Louise and the Fairmont Lake Louise. In the winter, this trail is a beautiful winter wonderland. This…

Tunnel Mountain

Tunnel Mountain Banff

Tunnel Mountain climbs switchbacks for the full 4.3 km and offers expansive views of the Town of Banff and Mount Rundle. It is a challenging hike for families but has been dubbed by locals as the perfect place for kids to summit their first mountain. Even some experienced two and three-year-old hikers have summited Tunnel…

Lake Louise Shoreline Trail

Lake Louise Shoreline Trail

Lake Louise Shoreline Trail showcases the stunning and famous turquoise glacier lake, Lake Louise. As you start the family-friendly trail, enjoy soaking up the views of Victoria Glacier across the lake before hiking this accessible trail. The Lake Louise Shoreline Trail can be found in the paperback and eBook “Hikes for Families: A Guide to…