Ongoing Activities

Geocaching "Banff Under Water"

Jan 10 - April 10

Geocaching is often described as a "game of high-tech hide and seek". Discover the wonders that lie beneath the water surfaces in Banff National Park. Geocaching is fun for everyone from the true adventurists to families enthusiastic about a day of activities together.

Ice Climbing Wall

Jan 10 - Feb 8

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO WARM WEATHER. Come on down to Banff Ave Square every weekend during SnowDays and try out our 40ft ice climbing wall! Yamnuska Mountain Adventures will be on-site Saturdays from 12:00pm - 6:00pm and Sundays from 12:00pm - 5:00pm ready with experts and climbing gear to assist you on your journey up the wall.

Cost per climb is $5 for ages 6-12 and $10 for ages 13+. The climbing wall will light up at night creating the perfect photo opportunity! Check the SnowDays full schedule for a list of mid-week programming as well as information on the MEC Ice Climbing Festival happening Jan 30 - Feb 1.

Ice Playground: Banff

Jan 10 - Feb 8

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO WARM WEATHER. Kids will enjoy the ice slide or a game of tic, tac, toe.

Open daily, 9:00am - 5:00pm throughout SnowDays. Located in Central Park, Banff

Snowy Wildlife: Banff Upper Hot Springs

Jan 10 - Feb 8 (or until it melts!)

What happens when wildlife artists get to play in a giant pile of snow? Come see the transformation of a million snowflakes into a favourite park animal. The snow sculpting will take place from Jan 10 - 13 and will stay erected until it melts! Bring your camera to get the perfect wildlife shot and don't forget to bring your bathing suit to enjoy a soak afterwards.

Sculpture viewing is free but visit for Hot Pool hours and fees.

Banff High School Skating Rink

Dec 15 onwards

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO WARM WEATHER. Ice skating in downtown Banff? You bet!

Grab your skates and head to the outdoor skating rink located at the Banff Community High School. Skate rentals are available at various locations in Banff. Check the website for special programming. Fun for the entire family.

Banff Park Museum National Historic Site

Jan 10 - Feb 8


Did you know that visiting the Banff Park Museum has been a traditional experience for generations of Park visitors? Affectionately known as the "University of the Hills", the Banff Park Museum is one of Canada's best examples of a Victorian-era natural history museum.

91 Banff Avenue.

Tunnel Mountain Trailer Court X Country Ski Trails

Jan 10 onwards

Tunnel Mountain Trailer Court Campground provides basic level track set cross country and skate skiing trails close to the Town of Banff. Dusk to Dawn lighting will expand your skiing experience into the evening. During daylight hours, enjoy two additional loops behind Trailer Court. Heated washrooms are available on site in Village 2 Campground.

Ski trails are made possible through a partnership between Parks Canada, Town of Banff and volunteers associated with the Lake Louise to Banff Loppet.