Best Spots for Paddling in Banff National Park


August 1st, 2018 – by Meghan J. Ward – Banff, AB –  You can’t get a more Canadian destination than Banff, and you can’t get a more Canadian activity than canoeing. So, we figured there’s no better tribute than to pair these two together! Whether the canoe is your chosen mode of water transport, or you’re […]

14 days ago
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Love to ski in Banff? Talk with Parks about the future of Sunshine Village Ski Area online or in person


July 25 – Banff, AB – Parks Canada Want to participate online? read the documents, submit comments and take the survey at: https://www.talkwithparks.ca/sunshine Whether you regularly play in the mountains, or simply have an interest in the management of Canada’s national parks, have your say and help Parks Canada plan for the future operation of the […]

21 days ago
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Bow Valley Parkway, Kicking Horse Campground and Silverhorn Campground – Reopening


July 20, 2018 – Parks Canada. What’s happening? The Bow Valley Parkway (1A) and newly redesigned Silverhorn Campground on the Icefields Parkway will fully re-open Saturday, July 21. Kicking Horse Campground in Yoho National Park will reopen on Tuesday, July 24.   What you need to know All businesses and attractions on the Bow Valley […]

23 days ago
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50 Things To Do in Banff This Summer


There is nothing better than a trip to the Rocky Mountains in the summer. Here is a list of best things to do to take advantage of our own backyard. BY TINA SHAYGAN – AVENUE MAGAZINE From hiking the mountains to swimming and to craft beer, Banff offers something for everyone. Here in Calgary, we’re lucky to be […]

27 days ago
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Take transit to and within Banff National Park for an unforgettable experience this summer


The Calgary-Banff service is a joint effort between Parks Canada, the Town of Banff, and the Town of Canmore to financially support the Calgary service, with the BVRTSC managing the contract with Southland to continue the On-It Regional Service. In 2017, over 11,000 people rode the service on weekends and holiday Mondays from mid-June to early September. 2018 will see the weekend and holiday Monday service start May 19.

3 months, 28 days ago
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AMPPE unveils new vision and expanded direction for 2018.


Sir David Attenborough says it best when talking about the balance of experience and ecological integrity in unique environments around the world. In his words: “No one will protect what they don’t care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” AMPPE is the very voice of representing this mission in the rocky mountain national parks.

4 months, 18 days ago
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Snow Days


January 18 – 28, 2018. Banff. An Outdoor Gallery of Snow Sculptures. In the heart of the winter months, Banff National Park invites visitors and locals to embrace the cold, vigour, and fun that winter brings. The silence that comes with falling snow, the glowing crackle of a fire, and the joy of snowball fights: it […]

6 months, 28 days ago
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Ice Magic Festival


January 18 – 28, 2018. Lake Louise. Set in the spectacular surroundings of Lake Louise, the Ice Magic Festival is a world class event with over 20 years of history. Watch as talented ice artists from around the world skillfully combine gruelling physicality with precision artistry in an ice carving competition. Join us January 18 – 28, 2018 […]

6 months, 28 days ago
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Avalanche Awareness sessions great for beginners and locals


January 18, 2018 – Rocky Mountain Outlook. Story by Jordan Small. Those thinking of backcountry excursions this winter, but who aren’t familiar with the terrain, are in luck as the yearly Avalanche Awareness Days returns to the Bow Valley for a fun and informative weekend (Jan. 19 and 21). In Lake Louise, Banff and Kananaskis […]

6 months, 28 days ago
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Mel’s run back on


January 15, 2018 – The Crag and Canyon. Story by Spence Van Dyk. After more than four months of participants, volunteers, and organizers believing Melissa’s Road Race was done and dusted, it’s been revived thanks to another event organizer. The Banff Marathon announced last week it has taken over ownership of the race in an […]

7 months ago
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Memorable Mountain Lodges in Alberta


Canada Keep Exploring – January 10, 2018. By Travel Alberta. We have a passion for the Canadian Rockies and an innate curiosity to discover the most interesting places to stay while we’re adventuring in them. After years of exploring, we’ve logged a few perennial favourites. Skoki Lodge Eleven kilometres from Lake Louise in Banff National Park, at […]

7 months, 5 days ago
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Journey from Brewster to Pursuit


January 8, 2018. Banff Jasper Collections by Pursuit.  Leading the way in 1892, Brewster Travel Canada’s pioneering spirit guided generations to the world’s most unforgettable destinations in Banff and Jasper. Beginning this year, the company has forged ahead on the Brewster legacy under a new name, Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit, with a continued promise to […]

7 months, 7 days ago
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