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Banff National Park Travel Guide

Banff National Park Sports & Activities

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

Multisport Outfitters

Abominable Ski & Sportswear. Rent or buy ski and snowboarding equipment in winter and bikes and accessories in summer. 229 Banff Ave....

Air Tours

Alpine Helicopters. Helicopter sightseeing and heli-hiking in the Canadian Rockies are the specialty at Alpine Helicopters. 91 Bow Valley...

Bicycling

Some of the most spectacular road and mountain biking in the world can be found in Banff, and several world-class cycling events take place...

Bird-Watching

Birdlife is abundant in the montane and wetland habitats of the lower Bow Valley, and more than 260 species of birds have been recorded in the...

Boating

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

Fishing

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...

Golf

Banff Springs Golf Course. The Stanley Thompson–designed championship course has breathtaking views in every direction. Its challenging 27...

Hiking

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. One-hour, half-day, full-day, and multiday...

Swimming

Banff Centre. Amenities here include a 25-meter swimming pool, a wading pool, an outdoor sundeck, a climbing wall, fitness center, gymnasium...

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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