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Reconnect with Adventure with Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours™


Reconnect with Adventure with Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours™ Reconnect with Adventure with a thrilling dog sled tour in Kananaskis with Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours™, the Bow Valley’s original sled dog touring company! With over 3 decades of expertise, Snowy Owl are renowned for their unparalleled tours, guest experience and unmatched advocacy in [...]

Winter Drives in Banff National Park


Scenic Drives Near Lake Louise & Banff Banff National Park offer is well known for a host of world famous scenic drives allowing visitors to take a long, slow cruise through a breathtaking winter wonderland enjoying stunning mountain views. Below are a few unforgettable road trips that you can experience year round. (Be sure to [...]



Snowmobiling is not permitted within the national parks, but there are opportunities in nearby Golden just 1 hours west of Lake Louise. We recommend Golden Snowmobile Rentals and Tours. Their website is: http://goldensnowmobilerentals.com/ WestBench Trail Tour The WestBench Trail Tour is a scenic ride following the upper bench of the famous Columbia Valley. With [...]

Ice Fishing Banff & Lake Louise


Ice Fishing in Banff & Lake Louise Ice fishing isn’t permitted on lakes within Banff National Park, but there are lakes close by where you can fish for lake trout and Rocky Mountain whitefish. The best spot outside of Banff National Park is undoubtedly Spray Lakes, which is located about 50 minutes from Banff [...]

Icewalk in Johnston Canyon


Johnston Canyon traverses a series of steel catwalks that give spectacular views of the Johnston Canyon below. This popular ice walk will lead you past the lower falls and to the breathtaking upper icefalls. Travel through prime wildlife habitat and learn the clues to how Johnston Canyon was formed. The scenery changes dramatically in [...]

Ice Magic Festival


Ice Magic Festival Set in the spectacular surroundings of Lake Louise, the Ice Magic Festival is a world class event with over 20 years of history. Watch as talented ice artists from around the world skillfully combine gruelling physicality with precision artistry in an ice carving competition. In 34 hours, internationally renowned teams of two [...]