Banff National Park Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Banff National Park with our insider's guide.

Air Tours

Tours and Outfitters Alpine Helicopters. Helicopter sightseeing and heli-hiking in the Canadian Rockies are this company's specialty. ...


Lake Minnewanka, near town, is the only place in Banff National Park that allows private motorboats. Aluminum fishing boats with 8-horsepower...


You can experience world-class trout fishing on the Bow River in Banff and enjoy fishing for trophy lake trout on Lake Minnewanka and several...


Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course. Breathtaking views are the norm at this championship course whose challenging 27 holes wind along the...


The trail system in Banff National Park allows you to access the heart of the Canadian Rockies. The scenery is spectacular and you can see wildlife...

Horseback Riding

Experiencing the Canadian Rockies on horseback takes you back to the era of Banff's early explorers. Several outfitters conduct guided trips...


Via Ferrata. Even a novice can climb a mountain safely using Norquay's awesome Via Ferrata. The term "Via Ferrata" is Italian for "iron road...

Multisport Tours and Outfitters

Outfitters Bactrax Bike Rentals. This outfitter has Banff's largest selection of rental skis and snowboards. It rents bikes and camping...


Banff Centre Sally Borden Fitness Centre. Amenities here include a 25-meter (82-foot) swimming pool, a wading pool, an outdoor sundeck, a...

Winter Sports

Whether you're driving a dogsled across a frozen lake, ice climbing, snowshoeing, skiing at one of the world's top mountain ski resorts—or simply...


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