It's a four-hour hike that is pretty flat with lichen, streams and waterfalls on the way to the lake.
With a whole bunch of new transit options, getting to Banff and getting around Banff National Park has never been easier.
The well-groomed trail and calming views of Lake Minnewanka surrounded by rugged mountain peaks are everything you want in a view, making this long day surprisingly easy.
These are all mountain getaways where you can bag a peak, traverse a ridge and end the day in the lap of luxury.
Hike to a pristine lake or scramble up to Sarrail Ridge for panoramic views of K-Country.
This easy hike is near the Banff Springs Hotel that takes you to an open meadow with picnic tables.
This steep hike in Kananaskis is a good early season option. And you'll be rewarded with both mountain and prairie views at the top.
From folk music in a cave to a feast at a backcountry lodge, here are the best things happening in the mountains near Calgary this month.
When in the East Kootenays this summer, make sure you bring along the mountain bike to ride the "Round the Mountain" trail.
Be sure to rent an ATV in Panorama for a three-hour tour and relax at the Pleiades Spa in Radium.
If you're only going to do one thing while in Waterton Lakes National Park, make sure it's this hike.
Put tea house touring, canoeing and horseback riding on your Lake Louise summer to-do list.
Make the most of the short summer season. These are the essential experiences to have, places to stay and restaurants to eat at in Yoho National Park and in Golden, British Columbia this summer.
Finally do the Johnston Canyon Walk this summer and be sure to follow that up with dinner at one of the many great restaurants in Banff's town centre.
What to do, where to eat and where to stay in K-Country and Canmore.
From tea in a castle to pie on a boat, here are the best things happening in the mountains near Calgary this month.
A weekend getaway planned around a challenging, muddy trail race is an increasingly popular way to experience the mountains.
From Easter brunch to late-season ski parties, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.