Dogsledding is a must-do activity for all the dog-lovers out there as well as for those who want to experience a classically Canadian activity. Explore the rich history, culture, and techniques of dogsledding as your musher and dog team pull you through the snow.

Season: Winter

Don’t shy away from winter conditions. Embrace them! These action-filled to-do’s will make a fan out of the staunchest winter skeptic.

Dogsledding

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Dogsledding is a must-do activity for all the dog-lovers out there as well as for those who want to experience a classically Canadian activity. Explore the rich history, culture, and techniques of dogsledding as your musher and dog team pull you through the snow.

Ice Walks

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Trek through Johnston Canyon and discover a world of frozen waterfalls and hidden ice caves. Upon arrival, you will strap ice cleats over your boots and grab a pair of hiking poles. Knowledgeable guides then lead you up the daring canyon path while teaching you about the area’s unique landscape.

Sleigh Rides

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Take a charming horse-driven sleigh ride through snow-covered meadows. Cozy up under a woolen blanket as your friendly driver whisks you along on a sightseeing tour of the area’s stunning mountain peaks.

Snowmobiling

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Book your action-packed snowmobiling adventure. Guided tours operate outside of the national park area, but all include transportation from Banff.

Snowshoeing

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Snowshoeing is for people of all fitness levels to explore the quiet beauty of winter in the mountains. If you’re lucky, you might catch a view of impressive wildlife as you cut silently through the forest. A variety of tours and rental options available throughout the area.

Tubing at Norquay

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No experience needed to fly down a perfectly groomed, snow-covered hill at top speed. Norquay’s snow tube park is great for adults and kids alike. It also features a magic carpet, which means that going up is as easy as the ride down. But maybe not as fun.

Ski & Snowboarding

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Banff Lodge’s exclusive Tri-Area Lift Ticket offers unlimited skiing and riding on almost 8,000 acres of terrain across all three ski resorts (Sunshine, Lake Louise, Norquay) in Banff National Park. Tickets include complimentary ski area shuttles. Purchase yours today: