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Explore the Park

Make the most of your visit with these tips for getting around

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

Transit and Shuttles

Explore Banff National Park using the many transit and shuttle options to enjoy the scenery vehicle-free.

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Parking

When you drive into the park, use these tools to plan your route and find parking in advance. Entering Banff National Park by vehicle requires a Park Pass. Purchase yours online before you arrive for express entry into the park.

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RV and Camping

Once you arrive at your campsite, you’ll be ready to explore. Use these tips to make the most of your visit. 

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Hidden Gems

Find lesser-known adventures for your next day trip, including these hidden gems. 

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Visiting top attractions

See our tips on visiting the most popular areas. Hint: Go early or later during Banff National Park's long summer days for the best experience.

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Fun ways to get around 

There are many other fun options that can enrich your experience. 

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