“What are some good Banff winter activities?” The answer is… there are A LOT.
There’s honestly no better place on Earth to spend winter. Here in the mountains winter lasts for up to 8 months but here are 20 reasons not to spend it cooped up indoors… you’ll be missing out on the most breath-taking season of all! (Disclaimer: Enjoy these activities responsibly and make sure you always have the proper gear. Winter in the Rockies is no joke.) All images by Elite YYC, unless otherwise stated.
1. Skate on the Bow River
9. Catch the Northern Lights by Lake Minnewanka or Vermilion Lakes
10. Visit a frozen waterfall at Johnston Canyon
11. World class skiing at Lake Louise and Sunshine Village
15. Soak in some natural hot springs just outside Kootenay Park