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Banff National Park






All Activities

Explore any of these self-guided adventures in Canada’s oldest national park.

Looking for more? Contact Banff / Lake Louise Tourism for information about commercial guided tours, attractions, dining or accommodation. Private licensed guides are available through the Interpretive Guides Association or the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides.

Need gear? Contact Banff / Lake Louise Tourism for equipment rentals.

Walking, snowshoeing or tobogganing? You don’t need to venture far to be in avalanche terrain. Not all signed trails are safe for winter travel. November through June, check the Winter Trails Map for safe and fun options, or contact any Parks Canada Visitor Centre.

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Prohibited Activities

  • Hunting
  • Motorized off-road travelling
  • Ice Fishing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Paragliding
  • Parachuting
  • Hang gliding or any heavier-than-air aircraft
  • Use of personal watercraft, (such as Sea Doos, Jet Skis etc.) or water skiing equipment
  • Collecting natural (eg. wildflowers, rocks, mushrooms, berries) or cultural objects (eg. arrowheads)

National Park Acts, Regulations and Guidelines