Snowshoeing Tour to Banff's Marble Canyon

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Banff Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon

Discover Kootenay National Park’s Marble Canyon with a guided snowshoe tour and experience the stunning beauty of Banff in winter!
Where:Banff, Alberta
Price for:1 Participant
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 8 years
Snowshoe through a winter wonderland. 

This half-day guided tour in Kootenay National Park a short drive from Banff, is an easy introduction to snowshoeing. You will be snowshoeing across mainly flat terrain as your guide leads you through the forest left standing from the 2003 Kootenay fire.

You’ll search for lynx, snowshoe hare, and wolf tracks while your guide explains how the landscape is changing and animals are adapting. You’ll see how the pounding waters of Tokumn Creek have eroded a 40-meter deep limestone gorge.

This tour is an easy afternoon introductory snowshoeing tour, suitable for beginners and those of all fitness and ability levels.

Tour highlights:

  • Discover the beautiful colours of Marble Canyon.
  • See the destruction caused by the Kootenay wildfire that threatened Banff in 2003.
  • Taste a unique Canadian treat, hot maple taffy, made in the snow with your guide.

Duration:   4 hours

Walking distance:   3.5 km

Season:  December - April

What's included:

  • Certified professional guide
  • Snowshoes and hiking poles
  • Hot chocolate and a maple taffy snack
  • Transportation from Banff to Kootenay National Park
  • Pick up and drop off from most hotels in Banff

Need to know:

  • Minimum age for participation is 8 years.
  • All children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by someone 18 years and older.
  • All adults must sign a waiver prior to the tour.
  • A waiver must also be completed by the parent or guardian of any child under the age of 18.
  • Please be prepared for mountain weather. Dress in full ski wear including thermals, a winter jacket, a sweater, snow pants, winter boots, a hat, and gloves.
  • Small group size. (Up to 12 participants per guide)  

Whether you are looking for a unique winter experience gift idea or fun things to do in Banff, this guided Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon is the way to go.


The Banff Snowshoeing Tour to Marble Canyon takes place at Banff, Alberta. VIEW MAP

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