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
  • This is one of the best trails you can visit around, because is not hard and requires no much time or preparation. The views are spectacular and the trail is available to walk with no extra gear, I'll...  more »
  • They 4 minute journey in the jeep was great. The ice was very slippery one of our party fell over but very interesting to see.  more »
  • The drive from Banff to the Icefields was breathtaking--a must see! The Icefields themselves were interesting. Overall, the site seemed a bit too over commercialized.  more »
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  • Worth to hike 2 hrs