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Sunshine Meadows, Banff
(4.4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Trek Sunshine Meadows, featuring a network of walking trails in the midst of the Canadian Rockies. Situated in Banff National Park, the meadows lie at an altitude of 2,300 m (7,500 ft). Discover the fragile alpine ecosystem along one of the trails, which offer different levels of challenge. Enjoy the picturesque natural scenery, admire the colorful wildflowers, and take in the view of towering Mount Assiniboine in the background. In the winter and spring, the area becomes a popular spot for skiing and other snow sports. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Sunshine Meadows by using our Banff tourist route planner.
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  • We hiked this trail in mid-July when the wildflowers were in full bloom (see pic) and again in mid-September after a light snowfall (see pic). In July we did the entire loop but neglected to hike up t...  more »
  • Easy car access just off the Transcanadian Highway near Banff. For off-season weekdays the car park is well-dimensioned and your chance of getting on the bus that takes you up to the trailhead on the ...  more »
  • We did this hike on Sunday, 25 Sept. You can take a shuttle bus from downtown Banff or from Sunshine Village to take you to the start of this hike at an elevation of 7,150 feet. We made reservations s...  more »