Camping in the banff area 4 5 mb backcountry trails in banff national park 8 2 mb fishing regulations 2020 2021 1 8 mb a scrambler s guide to cascade mountain 400 kb a scrambler s guide to rundle mountain. Here is a short list of maps guides and brochures of banff national park and the surrounding area.
Banff national park is one of canada s great national treasures attracting millions of visitors every year.
Banff national park tourist map. Sunset from sulphur mountain things to do in banff national park moraine lake. Moraine lake at sunrise is easily one of the most famous scenes in banff national park. Framed by pines and surrounded by mountains the lake is a stunning sight and a must visit in banff.
Parks canada banff national park brochures guides parks canada banff national park maps town of banff events calendar banff lake. Download pdf brochure 10 7 mb more information. Banff national park travel guide.
The snowcapped peaks of the rocky mountains form a spectacular backdrop for glacial lakes fast flowing rivers and endless forests. We will continue to add more links in the near future. The park is filled with stunning scenery provided by the majestic canadian rockies valleys forests and abundant wildlife think mountain goats on the roads moose elk and bears.
The banff gondola lake minnewanka cruise glacier adventure glacier skywalk and. Encompassing a portion of the rocky mountains the park is home to beautiful turquoise lakes mirroring the snow covered peaks along with glaciers and forests. 300 km one way or around 3 5 hours nonstop banff to calgary approx 135 km one way or around 1 5 hours nonstop.
When railroad workers discovered a hot springs in 1883 it created a movement that culminated in banff national park canada s first national park. Since 1985 it has been included in unesco s list of protected natural and cultural monuments. Written by lana law may 4 2020.
The banff national park website is a good place to start. Rocky mountain legacy trail map. Banff jasper collection has been providing amazing natural experiences to guests of the canadian rocky mountains since 1892.
This 6 641 square kilometer 2 564 square mile national park encompasses some of the world s most magnificent scenery. These timings are for summer driving conditions vancouver to victoria ferry trip approx 1 5 hrs one way not including wait time for ferry and driving times to from ferry terminals vancouver to banff is approx. Starting with two young brewster brothers providing guided excursions in the rocky mountain national parks we now own and operate five of the biggest attractions in the canadian rockies.
900km one way or around 10 hours nonstop banff to jasper approx.