Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Park - Banff (Chapter)
This is the Banff National Park chapter from Lonely Planet’s Banff, Jasper & Glacier National Parks guidebook.
Ever since it was founded way back in 1883, Banff National Park has proved an irresistible draw for people looking to experience the wonders of the Canadian wilderness, and with some of the world’s most mind-blowing mountain scenery right on its doorstep, it’s not hard to see why.
- guide a canoe across the crystal-blue surface of Moraine Lake
- catch a lift to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff Gondola
- soak your bones in the hot mineral waters of the Upper Hot Springs Pool
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Sights, Banff Town & around, Lake Louise & around, Icefields Parkway, Driving, Day Hikes, Overnight Hikes, Biking, Other Activities, Tours, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Entertainment, Shopping, Information, Getting There & Away, Getting Around, Around Banff National Park, Canmore, Kananaskis Country, Yoho National Park, Lake O’Hara, Mt Assiniboine Provincial Park, Kootenay National Park & Radium Hot Springs and Golden.
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