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 Trail the follows the path along the shoreline can be found in the paperback and eBook…

Easy Hikes Canmore

12 Easy Canmore Hikes

Canmore is within 15 minutes of Banff National Park and offers a variety of hiking options if you want to escape some of the larger crowds. While more and more tourists are flocking to Canmore, it is still considerably fewer people than the Town of Banff. If you want to explore the Banff National Park…

West Wind Pass

West Wind Pass Hike, Alberta

West Wind Pass is a beautiful hike up to a mountain pass in Bow Valley Wildland Provincial Park. This is an unofficial trail which means no one maintains the trail. Route finding can be challenging at times and there are cliffs. The trail is quite steep most of the hike and the loose trail makes…

Elbow Lake

Elbow Lake Trail, Kananaskis

The short but steep Elbow Lake Trail follows a wide, old gravel road to a stunning mountain lake in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The family-friendly hike is open from June 15th, to November 30th. Insider Tip Elbow Lake is a popular spot for families to enjoy their first backcountry camping trip. If you want to…

Troll Falls

Troll Falls Hike, Kananaskis, Alberta

Troll Falls hike is a great trail for most abilities to a tumbling waterfall located in the stunning Kananaskis Country. Children will enjoy spotting the trolls that are occasionally hidden along the family-friendly trail by locals. Insider Tip for Families The falls are just as spectacular in the winter, making it an ideal all-season hike…

Wedge Pond, Alberta

Wedge Pond Loop, Alberta

Wedge Pond Hike follows a forested trail around a stunning pond with mountain views located in the heart of Spray Valley Provincial Park. There are beaches located around the lake making it the perfect place to hike, play, and picnic for a few hours. Insider Tip for Families Pack a picnic, bathing suits, and canoes/kayaks/stand…