Activities and experiences

Banff National Park

Explore the Rockies on foot or by bike on an expansive network of trails. Drive past crystalline lakes and glaciers on hundreds of kilometres of paved scenic parkways or get back to nature at 14 diverse campgrounds. History lovers can explore national historic sites, while winter brings skiing, snowshoeing and sightseeing.

Winter walking

Lace up your boots and enjoy one of many winter walking trails.

Cross-country skiing

Wax up your skis to explore a variety of cross-country ski trails throughout the park.


Strap on a pair of snowshoes and enjoy one of many snowshoeing trails.


Calendar of events

Take part in a wide range of events, special activities and memorable experiences in this unique place in Canada.

Red chairs

Parks Canada has placed over 200 red Adirondack chairs throughout the country, including the 11 sets found here at Banff National Park.

Volunteer program

The Volunteer Program offers a range of opportunities to participate in learning and hands-on park stewardship activities.

Learning experiences

Experiences in the park

Friendly and knowledgeable interpreters are here to share the stories of Parks Canada's protected places.

Virtual experiences

From videos to songs to live virtual programs, explore Banff’s online experiences and learn more about this special place.

Community experiences

The Banff Outreach and Education team is out and about in the communities near the park! Provide stories and education on Banff.

Guided conservation hikes

From lakeside views to mountain vistas, Parks Canada guided conservation hikes show how species and their habitats are connected.

A Beary, Berry Good Day

Join Ursa on her big adventure as she encounters other animals and humans. Find out if she can rely on her instincts to remain a wild and healthy bear.

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