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Hiking

Easy Hikes & Walks

Enjoy picturesque loops around glacial lakes, discover old growth forests, or bring the whole family for a visit to the wetlands. From canyons to hoodoos, Banff and Lake Louise are home to a diverse trail network that caters to all ability levels. Whether you’re new to hiking or seeking a family friendly adventure, soak in stunning views by exploring one of these year-round trails.

A couple hiking the Fenland Trail in the summer in Banff National Park
Couple hiking the Lake Louise lakeshore trail in the winter in Banff National Park
  • Two people running Boom Lake trail in Banff National ParkTwo people running Boom Lake trail in Banff National Park

    Boom Lake Trail

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Person standing in front of Consolation Lake with mountains and a glacier in the backgroundPerson standing in front of Consolation Lake with mountains and a glacier in the background

    Consolation Lakes Trail

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • A girl standing at Fairview Lookout looking at the view over Lake Louise in the summerA girl standing at Fairview Lookout looking at the view over Lake Louise in the summer

    Fairview Lookout Trail

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Guided Forest BathingGuided Forest Bathing

    Guided Forest Bathing

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Group of people on a guided hiking tour at Sunshine Meadows in the summerGroup of people on a guided hiking tour at Sunshine Meadows in the summer

    Guided Hiking Tour

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Hike Johnston CanyonHike Johnston Canyon

    Hike Johnston Canyon

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • View of the Bow River from the Bow River Loop trail in the fallView of the Bow River from the Bow River Loop trail in the fall

    Hike the Bow River Loop in Lake Louise

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • A person taking a break on the Bow River Trail on the way to Bow FallsA person taking a break on the Bow River Trail on the way to Bow Falls

    Hike the Bow River Trail to Bow Falls

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Two people hiking the Fenland Trail on a summer afternoon near Banff townTwo people hiking the Fenland Trail on a summer afternoon near Banff town

    Hike the Fenland Trail

    Duration
    < 1hr
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  • Hike to Silverton Falls

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Group of friends hiking the trail around Johnson Lake in the summerGroup of friends hiking the trail around Johnson Lake in the summer

    Johnson Lake Loop

    Duration
    < 1hr
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  • Marsh Loop TrailMarsh Loop Trail

    Marsh Loop Trail

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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  • Group of friends taking in the views at Mistaya Canyon on the Icefields ParkwayGroup of friends taking in the views at Mistaya Canyon on the Icefields Parkway

    Mistaya Canyon

    Duration
    < 1hr
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  • Two people running the Spray Loop in Banff National ParkTwo people running the Spray Loop in Banff National Park

    Spray River Loop

    Duration
    3-6 hrs
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  • Family of three walking on the Stewart Canyon trail in Banff National ParkFamily of three walking on the Stewart Canyon trail in Banff National Park

    Stewart Canyon

    Duration
    < 1hr
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  • A family hiking along the shoreline of Lake Louise in the summerA family hiking along the shoreline of Lake Louise in the summer

    Walk the Lake Louise Lakeshore

    Duration
    1-3 hrs
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