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Banff National Park

Banff Outdoor Recreation and Activities

Guided Tours and Activities | Backpacking in the Canadian Rockies | Day – Hikes | Stuff for kids | Mountain Biking | Camping | Fishing | Golfing | Skiing | Evening Entertainment | Sightseeing | Dogs In the Park | Organized Tours, Sightseeing and Transportation

Recreational opportunities abound in Banff National Park with over one-thousand kilometers of hiking and biking trails. You will also be ‘base-camped’ in the middle of one of the worlds most unparalleled outdoor recreation areas – for within a one hour driving circle you have five world-class ski hills, six world-class golf courses, thousands of miles of hiking and cross country ski trails and excellent fly-fishing rivers and lakes.

Each section has specifics or recommended items of interest

Golfing, Skiing, backpacking, drive-in campgrounds, hiking, biking, fishing, SIGHTSEEING (go to other section), Canoeing, Skating, Rental Store info, Kids Stuff (like waterslide), Movie

Activities which require specialized gear (rafts/horses/etc) can be found in our Guided Tour and Activities section

Banff also offers a variety of places to ice and rock climb, mountaineer, river raft, canoe and kayak.

If exploring on your own seems like a daunting task, join a guiding company like those described in our Guided Tours and Activities section for a recreational tour through the Rockies.