The one hour cruise at Lake Minnewanka is a relaxing excursion not far from the town of Banff.
|Moraine Lake, near Lake Louise, is mobbed with tourists but still spectacular. Take a walk on the easy Lakeshore Trail and climb a few steps for the view from the Rockpile.|
|A visit to Lake Louise usually includes the moderately strenuous hike to Lake Agnes and it's famous teahouse.|
|One of the most popular hikes near Banff is at Johnston Canyon on the Bow Valley Parkway. It's an easy hike to the Lower Falls and only a little more difficult to continue on to the Upper Falls with beautiful views of Johnston Creek all the way.|
|A short but steep walk takes you to the incredibly blue Peyto Lake on the Icefields Parkway (an easy trail can be accessed from the handicapped parking lot).|
|Two-Jack Lake is directly off of the Lake Minnewanka Scenic Drive.|
|A short distance up the Mount Norquay Scenic Drive takes you to this overlook of Banff.|
|You can walk or drive to the several Vermillion Lakes and views of Mount Rundle.|