Canada’s First National Park
Banff National Park is one of the world’s leading tourism destinations offering unparalleled mountain nature, beauty, waterways, adventure, and culture. Comprised of both the hamlet of Lake Louise and the town of Banff, the area offers year-round outdoor activities for hiking, biking, camping, wildlife viewing, sightseeing, fishing, canoeing, bird watching as well as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice-climbing, and ice diving. As Canada’s first and oldest national park, it is a must-see destination on any traveller’s bucket list.
Hours of Operation
Banff Visitor Centre
224 Banff Avenue in the town of Banff
Hours of Operation 2015 - 2016:
June 19 to September 6: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
September 7 to June 18: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
December 25: closed
Lake Louise Visitor Centre
Village of Lake Louise, next to Samson Mall
Hours of Operation 2015 – 2016:
October 14 to April 30: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays
May 1 to June 11: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
June 12 to September 7: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
September 8 to October 12: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
October 13 to April 30, 2016: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays to Sundays only, closed December 25)
Banff National Park is a protected national park which requires a Park Pass for travel inside the park. Park Passes can be purchased at any of the park entry gates or Parks Canada Visitor Centres. For more information call toll free 1.800.748.7275.
Daily Admission (rates may change):
Adult - $9.80
Senior - $8.30
Youth - $4.90
Family/Group - $19.60
Commercial group/person - $8.30
School group/student - $3.90
Annual - Discovery Pass
Adult - $67.70
Senior - $57.90
Youth - $33.30
Family/Group - $136.40
Prices are subject to change.
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- Debit Card/Interac
- Family friendly
- Limited wheelchair access
Hours & Admission
Year round. See website.
AdmissionDaily passes. Adult $9.80. Youth $4.90. Senior $8.30. Family/Group $19.60. Annual Family/Group - $136.40.
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