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Banff National Park

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Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

There are many hikes that you can access just off the main shopping street of Banff. Go north of the shopping center towards the mountains and several trails begin. They are well marked. We had a great time just being in nature, away from everything....More

Thank Carole M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It would be churlish to try and find fault with nature this majestic. We have just completed an 11 day tour of the Rockies in RVs and a good proportion was spent in Banff National Park. We are used to holidaying in the European Alps...More

1  Thank EnJohnGee
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great park. So many trails and sights to see. Unfortunately when we visited it was smokey from the BC wildfires but it was still an amazing place.

1  Thank Pet37
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess you dont know what to expect until you arrive in Banff....you can read reviews, look at books, browse pictures etc but until you get there and explore the park, it is hard to visualise the sheer beauty of all that surrounds you. Be...More

1  Thank Shaun L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip to Banff was a long time in the making and we were not disappointed. We expected to love it, but we had no idea how much there was to love. This park is a Must-See. Our American Rockies are stunning and this trait...More

1  Thank Violette54
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Riding motorbikes all over the world but this is one of the MUST see places. Met Grizzly, black bear, deers, mountain cheeps and more. Stayed in tent in campgrounds and just loved the nature experience. Recommend this for everyone.

Thank Frode M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's admit it: the park is beautiful and well maintained. Thoughts ...re-think the 90kph speed limit. Irritating. ...visitors might appreciate a sign identifying the wildlife overpasses as such.

Thank Grimshaw A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning. I don't think there is anything else that can be said. We were very lucky to see a young bear, foraging at the side of the road. It was a truly amazing moment.

Thank GingerBiscuit37
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This National Park has stunning scenery of the Canadian Rockies and gives you an opportunity to be at one with nature. The vistas throughout this park are stunning. There are plenty of places to stop and walk. Hiking trails are well marked.

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be ready for amazing views, lakes, rivers and wildlife encounters. Also be ready to hike if you really want to enjoy nature at its best. We stayed at Two Jacks (lake side spot) and Johnston Canyon (spot near river) and they were great campgrounds. Two...More

Thank Matthijs V
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Stacey M
5 February 2018|
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Response from DaveBob713 | Reviewed this property |
Any of the hotels are nice, there is a bus system the goes down the main road and a few of the attractions. It is not free but some of the hotels offer the pass as a perc.
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travel4pleasure2015
7 August 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. And I also suggest downloading the AllTrails app if you have a smart phone. It has some useful maps too.
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Michael E
18 July 2017|
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Response from Gregory W | Reviewed this property |
I'm not a local, but I'd guess September is a good time to avoid both crowds and snow. July is very, very crowded. My wife and I just took this trip, and we both have mobility issues. We saw some great stuff without ever... More
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