Banff Lake Louise

A visit to Canada’s first national park offers unparalleled mountain nature, beauty, waterways, adventure, and culture. Take in the hamlet of Lake Louise or the town of Banff, both must-see destinations on any traveller’s bucket list.

  • Before You Go

    Banff National Park is within the Canadian Rocky Mountains, located 128 km (80 miles) west of Calgary via the Trans-Canada Highway (#1).

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  • Day Trips

    Stroll along the shallow lakes of Vermilion where elk, beaver, muskrat, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles live.

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  • Events & Programs

    Banff National Park’s dramatic backdrop provides for an unforgettable experience when taking in park events.

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  • Kids Only

    When visiting Banff National Park with your family, be sure to take in some kids programs and activities that are great for the entire family.

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  • Outdoor Adventures

    Diverse mountain terrain in Banff National Park is the perfect backdrop for hiking, biking & strolling.

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  • Scenic Drives

    Imagine your wonder as you round a corner and encounter the towers of impressive peaks looming overhead.

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