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Explore the Park

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How to get around Banff National Park

The best park experience happens when you step out of your vehicle and explore. Plan ahead to get the most of your trip to Banff and Lake Louise. Use the guides below to explore car-free, learn about RV access, and find real time parking information.

Transit and Shuttles

Explore Banff National Park with Roam Transit, tour operators, and shuttles throughout the year. Select the month you're travelling below to find more information.

Oct - April   May-Oct

Note: Parks Canada will not be offering shuttle services for Lake Louise or Moraine Lake for summer 2020.  

Parking

As Banff becomes more pedestrian friendly this summer and with the Lake Louise area shuttles cancelled, plan ahead and make your visit seamless. Use these tools to plan your driving route and find parking in advance in Banff National Park.

Use the Banff Avenue/Minnewanka exit if you’re staying in a hotel or camping and leave the car at the hotel or campground and catch transit or walk.
 
Use the Norquay Road exit if you’re visiting for the day. Park in the Train Station Public Parking Lot. It’s free and you can park there for nine hours. It’s just an eight minute walk to downtown Banff, and from here you can catch transit or walk.

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RV and Camping

Arrive at your campsite and get ready to explore. Use these tips to make the most of your visit to the mountains.

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Plan Your Stay

Browse and book accommodation and lodging packages with our trip planning tool. To learn about the different types of accommodation available in Banff and Lake Louise, visit our Places to Stay page or Contact Us to speak to a local expert.