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 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…