Parker Ridge Trail, Banff

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Hiking enthusiasts will enjoy Parker Ridge Trail, a picturesque uphill trek in Banff National Park. The trailhead lies near a scenic parkway for easy access. Starting steep, the moderately easy 2.7 km (1.7 mi) hike will take you to a spectacular viewpoint near the ridge summit. From the end of the trail, you can observe the Saskatchewan glacier and the snowcapped Mount Athabasca, or explore the surrounding area further. Use our Banff National Park itinerary builder to add Parker Ridge Trail and other attractions to your Banff National Park vacation plans.
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TripAdvisor
  • We thought it would be snowy or icy, so we prepared Ice cleats and snowshoe. But we didn't think the trail is completely not accessible at all, it's fully covered by snow. We only took a washroom brea...  more »
  • We hiked this on a cloudy day and through knee deep snow all the way ... was a most exhilarating experience  more »
  • We have been before and very much enjoyed the scenery, complex and ice fields which is why we were going again. And even though they were closed this time the drive down route 93A is spectacular  more »
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  • Worth to hike 2 hrs