The 6.8 km circular trail to Lake Agnes is one of the most popular in Banff National Park. Gain 385 m on a well-maintained trail before arriving at Lake Agnes and its famed seasonal mountain teahouse. Savour lunch on the porch then walk around a beautiful tarn tucked below towering peaks. Note: This trail is subject to avalanche hazard from November through April. Enjoy one of the scenic, designated snowshoe trails nearby instead. In May and June conditions are variable. Check the Banff National Park Trail Report before departing.
Moraine Lake's brilliant blue-green waters are sheltered in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Take a forested stroll along the shore or climb atop The Rockpile for breathtaking vantage points. Canoeing, hiking, walking and photography are popular here. Moraine Lake Road is open mid-June through to mid-October. Arrive before 9 a.m. or after 5 p.m. in July, August and September.
Banff National Park’s most popular hiking destination takes you into the depths of a canyon along catwalks and amongst spectacular waterfalls. See the impressive lower falls and walk through a tunnel to get an even closer look at the powerful effects of water. An early morning start may help you avoid the crowds.
Spend a week or more exploring the spectacular national parks in Alberta
Combine a 3-night stay in search of the aurora borealis at Fort McMurray - one of the best places in Canada to view this natural phenomenon - with a leisurely exploration of the Canadian Rockies.
15 night self-drive epic adventure across the great Canadian Rockies including international flights from London Heathrow.
Wander Adventure Co. offers you unique mountain experiences that you’ll never forget. By bike and on foot they explore trails and remote landscapes that immerse you in the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains, and they combine your adventure with the people and places that have made this region special. Their intention is to merge rides with vibrant culinary experiences and activities such as; yoga, stand up paddle boarding, Scandanavian spas, and river surfing, to create something truly special. Because they believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience what we have to offer, their retreats and rides are suited to all skill levels from first timers to seasoned outdoors people.
Explore the trails of the Canadian Rockies. Small group tours are available weekly from mid-April to late October and private tours are available daily, on your schedule. Enjoy the comfort that comes with a guide who knows the area's trails, wildlife and terrain so that you can focus on hiking while the rest is taken care of.
Your Adventure has begun! You have found Jasper National Park, famous for its wildlife and scenery. Located in Western Canada, Jasper National Park, the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, is nestled between Mt. Robson and Banff National Park.