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Sunshine Meadows, Banff

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Wildlife Area
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 National Park tourist route planner.
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  • This is just a wonderful place to go for a day hike. The lakes are beautiful, the area has loads of birds, deer and chipmuncks. The flowers were gorgeous too, and the view of the tree-covered valley w...  more »
  • It is not cheap to get to Sunshine meadows since it requires a bus trip but it shaves off considerable time if you plan a multi day hike.The best time is the beginning of August when the meadows are i...  more »
  • Not many people but very very beautiful. Great for hiking. There are both short and long trail. Can also see small animals. It is a must do if you have time.  more »