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Banff National Park

Established in 1885, Banff is Canada's oldest national park and covers over 6,600 sq. km of mountainous terrain from Canmore to the southern tip of the Columbia Icefields in the north. Whether you're near Banff, Lake Louise, Skoki, Bow Lake, or one of the many other countless unforgettable places, there's no shaking the feeling that you're in a place with a lot of history that's still begging to be explored.

Visit the official website for the latest advisories, trail conditions, camping information and other key details about the park.

Reports from this Region

Gazing beyond Nigel Pass into the Brazeau River Valley
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Nigel Pass

– Max. Elev. 2,195 m / 7,201ft. –
Hiking

Dawn Breaks Upon Mt. Athabasca and Hilda Peak
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Nigel SE3

– Max. Elev. 3,025 m / 9,925ft. –
Scrambling

Will traversing the ridge with Mt. Forbes in the distance.
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White Pyramid

– Max. Elev. 3,227 m / 10,587ft. –
Mountaineering / Snowshoeing

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