Park passes

Banff National Park

Entry and service fees help support visitor services and facilities. This means that every time you visit, you are investing in the park — and in a legacy for future generations!


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Indigenous connections

Parks Canada is working with Indigenous groups with longstanding connection to Banff National Park to strengthen connections with traditionally used...

Day passes

Provides entry to Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Yoho, Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, Waterton Lakes and Elk Island national parks.

Valid until 4:00 p.m. on the day after purchase.

Available online at:

Banff and Lake Louise Tourism


Available in-person at the following locations

National park gates, information centres, campgrounds and at the following partner locations

Discovery Pass

Provides entry into more than 100 National Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas and National Historic Sites across Canada,

Valid for a full year until the end of the calendar month of purchase.

Discovery passes must be signed by the pass holder to be valid; are non-refundable; not transferable and rendered void if resold. Full terms of use.

Available online at:

Banff and Lake Louise Tourism Parks Canada


Available in-person at the following locations

National park gates, information centres, campgrounds and at the following partner locations

Our partners

The Alberta Hunter Education Instructors' Association (AHEIA) is a not-for-profit organization that works to educate the public on the importance of protecting the places and wildlife cherished by Albertans. As a registered charity in Alberta, AHEIA provides conservation and outdoor education to the public and has proudly done so since 1964.


At AMA Travel, we can help plan all-inclusive vacations, book cruises, or your family trip to Disney or the Rocky Mountains. Members receive exclusive benefits and savings.


Visitor information site for the communities of Banff and Lake Louise. Includes photos, news, town services directory, trip planning guide and events calendar.


Cabela's is famous for its strong brand and world-renowned reputation for delivering quality merchandise, value and legendary customer service.


The Calgary Airport Authority operates, manages and develops YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC). We are committed to fostering a customer-focused environment, creating effortless and memorable airport experiences that reflect Calgary's legendary hospitality and our region's natural beauty. 


Campers Village, an Alberta owned and operated outdoor retailer, helps recreational families focus on memory making by providing quality products and expert advice since 1963.


CanaDream is a premier RV Rentals specialist offering Guests memorable RV vacations as they "experience Canada at their own pace" in a CanaDream motorhome.


Accredited Visitor Information Provider, CrossIron Mills Guest Services staff provide current Alberta travel information and recommendations. Featuring over 200 stores and outlets, this is a must see destination!


Guarantee RV is Calgary's largest RV dealer, serving Calgary and the surrounding region. Conveniently located just off the Trans-Canada Highway west of Calgary towards Banff, it's a one-stop-shop for all RV-camping needs.


Tourism Canmore Kananaskis is a Destination Marketing Organization. Our goal is to welcome visitors to the Canmore Kananaskis area so that they can have an authentic and unique mountain lifestyle experience.

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