As your boots crunch on a winding alpine trail, you stop to catch your breath. Far below, a turquoise lake glints in the late afternoon sun. Up ahead, a forest of pine trees stretches to the horizon. And rising above it all, the soaring tips of mountains shimmer under their blanket of winter snow.
There are hundreds of Banff hiking trails that serve up raw beauty like this. But our signature guided hikes allow you to experience the most scenic and inspiring places accessible by foot in the comfort of a small group. From the blossoming wildflowers of spring to the explosion of reds and oranges in the fall, our experienced guides will show you well-known trails and a few secret spots you may not have heard about.
Looking for a unique high-mountain hiking experience? Take a scenic helicopter flight up to land on Mount Charles Stewart at 7,000 feet for a guided alpine hike.
- Choose between four signature hikes representing the best trails in Banff and Lake Louise, or an alpine helicopter hike experience
- Experienced guides will point out local flora and fauna, explain geological facts and reveal stories of past explorers
- Tuck into a hearty alpine packed lunch on our signature hikes