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Walking Summer Outdoor Activities

Alberta’s infinite variety of landscapes can satisfy any walker's wanderlust. Thousands of kilometres of trails beckon for all abilities, from short easy rambles to classic hikes and multi-day treks. Epic scenery awaits in our protected parks and wildlands. Try heli-forest walking in our Canadian Rockies backcountry and discover secluded alpine lakes and mountain meadows where wildflowers and wildlife abounds. Explore the mysterious Canadian Badlands and witness the work of eons of erosion that sculpted this strangely compelling terrain. Discover the silence of a northern boreal forest. Wander through grasslands stretching to the horizon. Our temperate climate is ideal for forest walking, from spring through autumn.
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Bow River/Hoodoos

Banff, Alberta
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Though it is close to the Banff township, you will feel like you are far away as you explore this forest and meadow trail. Keep an eye out for elk and birds of prey as you climb from the river’s edge to the Hoodoos viewpoint.

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Cascade Amphitheatre

Banff, Alberta
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Beyond the downhill ski runs of Mount Norquay you will walk across a magically forested valley before entering a massive natural amphitheatre.

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Fairview Mountain

Lake Louise, Alberta

In a region that was explored by Swiss Mountain guides in the early 20th century, it makes sense to challenge your inner mountaineer with a steep walk up a famous peak. And the fair view at the top? It’s downright spectacular!

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Best of Banff & Jasper Hiking

Enjoy the most outstanding places of the Rocky Mountain National Parks. Stunning vistas along the famous Icefields Parkway between Banff and Jasper are the backdrop for specially selected rewarding day hikes. Your guide has everything arranged, knows the best trails, activities and special places for every season.

Expires: 2017-09-02
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Grand Canadian Rockies

Hike or bike the well-worn trails of Whistler, Jasper and Banff, canoe across the turquoise calm of Lake Louise, or wrap your hands around a mug of hot chocolate while admiring the superb alpine scenery of the Rockies. Ready for a grand adventure?

Expires: 2017-09-30
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Tours

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Walks & Talks Jasper

Jasper, Alberta
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Join lifetime Jasper resident Paula Beauchamp, owner of Walks and Talks Jasper, on an informative guided adventure. Why not explore Jasper National Park with a professional level qualified guide who is passionate about Jasper's awesome trails? We walk farther so that you can enjoy more of Jasper's nature, waterfalls, canyons, glaciers, lakes and mountain scenery. Paula’s vision was to offer small groups the benefit of her extensive training and many years of experience, both as a qualified guide and long-time Jasper resident.

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Sun Dog Tours

Jasper, Alberta
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If roaring waterfalls, emerald lakes, alpine meadows and snow-capped peaks are on your list of things to experience, then a sightseeing tour with Sun Dog is a must! Our sightseeing tours take guests to the most exceptional locations for photos, wildlife viewing, and nature walks! Learn about the fascinating natural and human history of Jasper and Banff National Parks in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy the comfort of a Sun Dog sightseeing tour in the majestic Canadian Rockies.

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Skyline Trail Rides

Jasper, Alberta
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Experience the history of the Shovel Pass Lodge, Jasper National Park's oldest backcountry lodge, on a three-day horseback and walking trip to the world-famous Skyline Trail. Spectacular mountain scenery, exceptional wildlife watching opportunities and delicious home-cooked meals await you on this all-inclusive adventure in the Canadian Rockies.

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