Banff

 

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Trail Information



Brewster Creek

Trail Number1
Trail HeadTake Sunshine Road 0.3 km from Trans-Canada Highway to Brewster Creek
ClassificationModerate
Distance10.5 km one way to Sundance Lodge
ElevationElevation gain 173m
DescriptionSki along the south side of Healy Creek for 1.7 km to the Brewster Creek junction. This trail follows an old road steadily up through dense forest. A moderate climb turns into a quick ski on the return trip. The turnaround point is at Sundance Lodge.
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Cascade Valley

Trail Number2
Trail HeadLake Minnewanka parking lot
ClassificationModerate
Distance6.4 km one way to Cascade River Bridge / 14.6 km one way to Stoney Creek Bridge
ElevationElevation gain 70m / Elevation gain 171m
DescriptionDouble trackset with skating lane to Cascade River Bridge. Single trackset with pleasant rolling terrain for the remaining route to Stoney Creek Bridge. A sunny trail with good views and a fun downhill return trip.
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Spray River Trail West

Trail Number3
Trail HeadPark at Spray River West Trailhead (behind The Fairmont Banff Springs)
ClassificationModerate
Distance5.7 km one way from Spray River West Trailhead to Spray River Bridge
ElevationElevation gain 18m
DescriptionThe entire trail is double trackset with an additional skating lane on the west side of the river. This trail is the locals favourite offering rolling terrain in a picturesque river valley, with views of The Fairmont Banff Springs. Bring a snack; there is a picnic spot beside the river at the bridge.
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Spray River Trail East

Trail Number4
Trail HeadFrom the east side, start at the Bow Falls day-use area and cross the Spray River Bridge (gated in winter).
ClassificationModerate
Distance5.6 km one way from Spray River East Trailhead (Golf Course Road) to Spray River Bridge
ElevationElevation gain 56m
DescriptionThe entire trail is double trackset with an additional skating lane on the west side of the river. This trail is the locals favourite offering rolling terrain in a picturesque river valley, with views of The Fairmont Banff Springs. Bring a snack; there is a picnic spot beside the river at the bridge.
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Goat Creek and Spray River

Trail Number5
Trail HeadGoat Creek Trailhead 8 km south of Canmore on Smith- Dorrien Road or Spray River West Trailhead.
ClassificationModerate
Distance18.7 km one way
ElevationElevation gain 274m
DescriptionThe trail can be skied in either direction. Most people choose to start at the Goat Creek Trailhead located just outside the park boundaries above Canmore and ski downhill most of the way to Banff. Vehicle shuttle recommended.
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Tunnel Mountain Trailer Court

Trail Number6
Trail HeadTunnel Mountain Camp Grounds
ClassificationEasy
Distance4.43 km total
ElevationNo Elevation
DescriptionThe Town of Banff have partnered with Parks Canada to create ski trails on Tunnel Mountain. Tunnel Mountain Trailer Court Campground will provide basic level track-set cross country and skate skiing trails. Dusk to dawn lighting will expand your skiing experience into the evening. Parking, kitchen shelters and washrooms as well as firewood are available on site in Village 2 campground. Optional snowshoeing is allowed alongside the trackset trails.
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